Assembly Budget Committee Hearing: Dept. of Environmental Protection

By Ed Rodgers

Lawmakers ask the state Deptartment of Environmental Protection Commissioner about the delay in implementing a program aimed at protecting water quality. Read more of this post


Assembly Budget Committee Hearing: NJSIAA

By Jerry Henry

The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association, a non-profit organization that governs high school sports, proposed its budget for fiscal year 2011-2012 before the Assembly Budget Committee.  Read more of this post

Assembly Budget Committee Conducts Hearing on Higher Educational Services

By Dari Mandell

Glenn Lang, Acting Executive Director of the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education and Michael Angulo from New Jersey’s Higher Education Student’s Assistance Authority testified before the Assembly Budget Committee today.  Read more of this post

Senate Judiciary Committee to Consider Governor’s Nominee

By Michael Aron 

Mary O’Dowd, Governor Christie’s nominee to replace the Commissioner of Health and Senior Services, had her Senate confirmation hearing today.  Read more of this post

State Judiciary Faces Salary Shortfall

By Dari Mandell

The Judiciary faces flat funding in this year’s budget, and as a result, the department has to identify 25 million dollars to cover its salary commitments.  Read more of this post

Community Affairs Commissioner Pushes for Tool Kit Measures

By Jerry Henry

Senate Budget Committee Chairman Paul Sarlo wasted no time in addressing what has been a recurring theme at Governor Christie’s town hall meetings – the tool kit.    Read more of this post

Senate Budget Committee Conducts Higher Education Hearing

By Desiree Taylor

Former Governor Tom Kean, Sr. spelled out the ramifications of underfunding New Jersey’s institutions of higher education before the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.  Read more of this post