Governor Chris Christie's Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 State Budget proposal provides a record amount of funding for New Jersey's schools. Yesterday's State Senate Budget Committee hearing gave the public its first opportunity to testify of the spending plan.
In his budget address Governor Chris Christie proposes setting aside $40 million to help those impacted by Superstorm Sandy. State Senator Jim Whelan applauds the plan, but thinks people can't for the help until the budget is adopted in late June.
Garden State Democrats claim Governor Chris Christie did not present a plan to bring down New Jersey's highest in the nation property taxes during his budget address a few days ago, but Christie insists that's "nonsense."