NJ Spotlight News

Budget season begins with virtual public session

Clip: 03/21/2022 | 4m 12s | Video has closed captioning.

It’s budget season in New Jersey again, and Monday kicks off the first of the state’s budget hearings. But this year, the virtual format that was created during COVID-19 will remain. Lawmakers say it’s not so much about safety concerns as it is a chance to encourage more engagement from the public. About half of the public say New Jersey is headed in the wrong direction, a new poll says.

Aired: 03/21/22

Rating: NR

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