Senate & Assembly Vote on Budget

By Jerry Henry

Before the Senate passed the budget bill there was spirited debate over whether the numbers were real.  Read more of this post


Senate Approves NJN’s Transfer to WNET

By Michael Aron & Jerry Henry

The Senate defeated a resolution that would have rejected the transfer of NJN’s operations over to New York-based WNET with a vote of 20 to 19.  Read more of this post

Senate Votes on Pension & Health Benefits Reform Bill

By Michael Aron

The Democrat-controlled state senate in a 24 to 15 vote approved sharply higher benefits contributions and stripped health care from union negotiations for four years.  Read more of this post

Pension & Health Benefits Reform Fallout

By Jerry Henry

Senate President Sweeney says he is going ahead with a public worker health benefits overhaul with or without his Democratic counterpart in the Assembly.  Read more of this post

Reporters Roundtable – Friday, May 27, 2011

Host: Jim Hooker

NJ Supreme Court School Funding decision, Governor pulls out of greenhouse gas reduction pact, and Senate passes women’s health center funding bill. Read more of this post

Carl Lewis Loses Bid to Run for Senate

By Jerry Henry

A federal judge has denied Democratic Senate candidate Carl Lewis’s bid to reinstate his name on a New Jersey primary election ballot.  Read more of this post

Former Congressman John Adler Remembered

By Jim Hooker

John Adler was remembered at the state house today with poignant remarks from a longtime South Jersey colleague in the legislature, Assembly Budget Chairman Lou Greenwald Read more of this post