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Public Spending, ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL

Toward a Fiscally Sustainable New Jersey: Analysis & Recommendations

September 22, 2021
Report Examines Failure Over the Last Decade to Address State’s Fiscal Crisis and Offers Policy Recommendations to Reverse Decline In a new research report, Toward a Fiscally Sustainable New Jersey: Analysis & Recommendations, the Garden State Initiative examines the lack…
Energy, GOVERNMENT THAT WORKS

New Jersey’s Energy Future: At What Cost to You?

August 4, 2021
Report Examines NJ’s Energy Master Plan, the Unanswered Questions on Impact to Residents, and Calls for Pause Until Cost Analysis is Completed In a new research report  New Jersey’s Energy Future: At What Cost to You? issued today, the Garden…
Public Spending, ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL

GSI Analysis: New Jersey’s Missing Budget “Surplus”

June 9, 2020
By Charles Steindel, Ph.D.Our state’s finances have long been singled-out for remarkably low levels of resources available to meet spending needs when revenues run short. The main part of our cash reserve is called the budget “surplus.” In addition, some…