Category: Budget Advocacy

Big Budget with Big Wins for Kids

Here are highlights of New Jersey’s FY2024 budget spending on children and families. On June 30th, Governor Murphy signed into law the largest budget in state history – $54.5 billion for FY2024, a 7% increase in state spending. The budget will cover all of the state’s planned spending from July 1, 2023 to June 30, […]

Read ACNJ’s FY2024 Budget Testimony

Read ACNJ’s testimony on the proposed New Jersey FY2024 budget, offered by Senior Policy Analyst Cynthia Rice and Director of Policy Winifred Smith-Jenkins. Download the Testimony To: Members, Senate Budget Committee From: Cynthia Rice, Senior Policy Analyst, Advocates for Children of New Jersey Winifred Smith-Jenkins, Director of Policy, Advocates for Children of New Jersey Date: […]

Governor’s Proposed Budget Includes Big Wins for Kids and Families

On February 28, 2023, Governor Murphy delivered his sixth state budget address, outlining his major initiatives for the FY2024 budget, “expanding affordability, promoting fiscal responsibility, and creating world-class opportunities for everyone to succeed in the Next New Jersey.” Read the State of NJ Budget in Brief While the Governor’s $53.1 billion proposed budget focuses heavily […]