(TRENTON) – Assemblyman Troy Singleton expressed his disappointment Monday over Gov. Christies’ veto of legislation he sponsored that would have required the state to apply a $300 million surplus towards a supplemental state appropriation for additional employer contributions to the state pension systems:Read more
TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie signed nearly 30 pieces of legislation into law Monday, but a bill to force the administration to apply $300 million of budget surplus to the state’s public employee pension systems did not make the cut.Read more
Legislators involved in effort ask advocates and opponents to submit changes, plan stakeholder meeting at summer’s endRead more
Teacher evaluations will be based on the same factors in 2015-16 as they were last year, the state Department of Education announced Wednesday.Read more
Most hospitals in New Jersey will once again pay a penalty for failing to prevent re-admissions among its elderly patients within 30 days of discharge, according to an analysis by Kaiser Health News.Read more
The banking meltdown of 2008 was a rude awakening for many to take a more direct role in their own financial future.Read more
Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D-7) on Wednesday called on the State Investment Council to divest public employee pension funds from a company fined millions of dollars by the feds for its dubious debt collection practices.Read more
A4607 is a bill on Governor Christie's desk which provides $6 million of supplemental funding for transportation assistance for senior citizens and disabled residents of our State.
Unlike other supplemental funding bills, which Governor Christie signed with the budget measures, this one remains on his desk. Word is he may even have plans to veto the bill which provides a modest funding boost of $6 million to help bridge a growing gap between demand and availability of paratransit services.Read more
If families object, state will no longer force return to New Jersey facilities, according to deal between senators and Christie.
Until the past week, Carl Schulze had a growing sense of trepidation regarding his 35-year-old son Peter, who’s lived outside the state due to a seizure condition that left him with an intellectual disability.