The budget battle ahead in New Jersey

NJ Spotlight Managing Editor Lee Keough breaks down the budget numbers proposed by Governor Christie and the implications they could have on the overall budget battle in New Jersey.

Gov. Christie unveiled his budget plans last month, calling for a 10 percent reduction in the state income tax, a cut that would be phased in over three years.

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The budget plan increases school aid by $213 million and includes a $1.1 billion state contribution to the public employee pension plan, which would be the largest amount ever.

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