TRENTON — Senate President Stephen Sweeney on Monday said he plans to meet with Gov. Chris Christie this week on the state budget — a negotiating session that could deliver a small dose of school reform or a messy government shutdown. If Christie won’t play ball on a school funding deal Democratic leaders reached last week,… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: June 19th, 2017 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: New Jersey, News | Tags: Chris Christie, New Jersey, New Jersey School Funding, NJ Government Shutdown, NJ Property Taxes, School funding, Seante President Steve Sweeney | 1 Comment »
By Senator Jennifer Beck
The biggest issue facing our state is property taxes. And the biggest impact on that issue is school taxes.
Over the next several weeks, a new plan for school funding will be debated in Trenton.
There aren’t a lot of details being provided on this plan or its methodology, but estimates suggest that it could end up costing Monmouth County schools over $100 million in state school aid.
This plan, if estimates are true, isn’t a fair or equitable solution to our school funding crisis.admin | Filed under: Jennifer Beck, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, New Jersey State Budget, Opinion, Property Taxes | Tags: Jen Beck, Jennifer Beck, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, New Jersey School Funding, Opinion, Property Taxes, Senator Jennifer Beck | Comments Off on Beck: School Funding Should Be Fair and Transparent