NEW JERSEY’S FISCAL YEAR ‘21 BUDGET WITH RICH BAGGER (SEPTEMBER 2020)
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
In the early weeks of the pandemic, Gov. Murphy and the state’s legislature agreed to move the end of the fiscal year and deadline for the adoption of a new state budget from June 30th to September 30th.
To help the public understand these uncharted waters, on September 15th, 2020,GSI hosted a virtual event with Richard Bagger, who served for more than a decade in the New Jersey Legislature, where he chaired the Assembly Budget and Appropriations Committee, prior to serving as Gov. Christie’s first Chief of Staff. Mr. Bagger provided insights on the institutional dynamics of the Governor and Legislature during State Budget deliberations as well as the policy implications of budget choices being considered for FY ’21.