McGreevey signs bills, then makes quick exit: A.C. appearance first since his revelation — he signed a pair of pro-casino bills. There was tax money to spend, too. Hardly surprising, then, that the pesky budget troubles are not only not going away, they’re looking worse that ever Budget gap could total $4.4 billion
In a recent memo, David Rosen, the Legislature’s budget and finance officer, said state officials could face a potential budget shortfall as large as $4.4 billion next year. His analysis assumed the state would find a way to make up for the borrowing prohibited by the court, and pay nearly $2 billion more for pensions, health care, education and other needs.
“This is a bipartisan issue,” he [Derek Lucas] said. “Democrats and Republicans alike want to have him go, and go now. I want people to be able to choose who their next governor is. I don’t want an unelected acting governor for 14 months.”
As Harry Blaze put it, My truth is I’m a voting American
McGreevey was saying yesterday, “Please. I’ve only got 80 days left.” Let’s make sure he only has 8 days: Join us this afternoon in front of the State House, and write and call your representatives (scroll down for information).