Governor Chris Christie’s Budget Message 2011
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
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NJN News provides complete live coverage of Governor Chris Christie’s Budget Message to a joint session of the New Jersey State Legislature in Trenton. NJN News Senior Anchor Jim Hooker hosts the program live from NJN’s Trenton Studios with Senior Political Correspondent Michael Aron at the State House.
Governor Christie presents his plan for closing a state budget deficit estimated to be $10 billion next fiscal year. The Budget Message is followed by the legislative response. Analysis is provided by Ben Dworkin, Director of Rider University Rebovich Institute of Politics; Roger Bodman, Republican political analyst, and Julie Roginsky, Democratic political strategist.
• Budget Address Sends A Message of the “New Normal”
• Reaction to the Governor’s Budget Address
• Political Analysts Q & A on Governor Christie’s Budget
• Special Interest Groups React to Governor’s Budget
Funding for this special NJN public affairs program is provided by Fuel Merchants Association of New Jersey, PSE&G, Verizon, New Jersey Education Association, Delta Dental Plan of New Jersey, The Horizon Foundation of New Jersey, New Jersey Association of Realtors, Wells Fargo, New Jersey Manufacturers, and Johnson & Johnson.