New Jersey Governor Chris Christie proposed reducing income-tax rates for every state resident by 10 percent to provide relief from the “burden that has strangled our families and forced many to move away.”
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie postponed his annual State of the State address today, following the death last night of Assembly Minority Leader Alex DeCroce, the highest-ranking Republican in the lower house.
Democrats who control New Jersey’s Legislature may thwart parts of Governor Chris Christie’s agenda, including ending unused sick-day pay and teacher tenure, as he begins the second half of his term with near-record approval ratings.
Governor Chris Christie and New Jersey legislative leaders agreed to raise government workers’ payments for pensions and health care, as unions protested and three high-ranking Democrats pledged to oppose the plan.
Republicans in New Jersey’s Democrat-controlled Assembly said they will seek to force a vote on Governor Chris Christie ’s proposed constitutional amendment that would cap property-tax growth at 2.5 percent a year.
The New Jersey Senate passed Governor Chris Christie’s plan to scale back pension and health benefits for government workers, as unions protested and a majority of Democrats in the chamber opposed the measure.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is pushing lawmakers to adopt his plan to overhaul state government, while Democrats who control the Legislature say they’re not in any rush after his administration’s failed attempt to win $400 million in school funding.