N.J. POLITICS ROUNDUP
A collection of domestic news from a Statehouse and around New Jersey
TRENTON — New Jersey’s treasurer on Wednesday pronounced supports for schools, nursing homes, hospitals, mercantile growth grants, and salaries for state workers could all be cut as officials try to tighten an $807 million shortfall in a state budget.
Meanwhile, Gov. Chris Christie’s administration has due a list of 23 price increases in a arriving mercantile year in an bid to lift more than $32.3 million in revenue.
CIVIL SERVICE CONTROVERSY
The state Civil Service Commission abandoned a fortitude from a lawmakers and voted to adopt a set of changes Christie’s administration due to a manners ruling how thousands of state workers are hired, promoted, and fired.
NEW BRIDGE SCANDAL SUBPOENA
The leaders of a state legislative cabinet questioning a George Washington Bridge liaison pronounced they have subpoenaed any annals associated to a matter from Michael DuHaime, Christie’s arch domestic strategist.
Meanwhile, a American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey pronounced it has sued a Christie administration claiming it poorly denied a Cape May County male who requested all Open Public Record Act requests filed in a arise of a overpass controversy.
LIVE VIDEO CHAT
Watch a summation of a live video discuss in that domestic experts discussed Tuesday’s overpass liaison hearing.
Meanwhile, here are five takeaways from a hearing.
POLL: GUN CARRY LAW
Should New Jersey gun owners have a right to be armed in open but carrying to uncover an obligatory need to do so? Vote in a informal, unscientific check during right.
IN OTHER NEWS …
• A former Hunterdon County prosecutor who has indicted Christie’s administration of crime was dealt a reversal currently in his bid to infer he was ousted for domestic reasons.
• Christie will be among a featured speakers subsequent week during a Peter G. Peterson Foundation annual mercantile summit.
• State Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) has been invited to a White House currently to take partial in a row on boosting a smallest wage.
• Sweeney, an ironworker by trade, pronounced he wants steel used on projects by a Port Authority to be done in a U.S.