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Members of Senate’s Fiscal Strategy Group Commend Governor & EDA for Acting on Plan to Provide PPE to Small Businesses

Trenton – The bipartisan Senate team of economic recovery strategists formed to help restart the state’s economy today praised Governor Murphy and the Economic Development Authority for following through on a plan to provide small businesses with access to Personal Protection Equipment so they can protect their workers and customers. The EDA acted on a proposal today to create the […]

Sarlo-Cryan Bill Would Extend Grace Period for Tax Appeals

FOR RELEASE:   CONTACT: May 7, 2020   Press Office     (609) 847-3700  Trenton – Acting to provide homeowners with more time to appeal tax assessments because of the disruption of the COVID crisis, the Senate Budget Committee today approved legislation authored by the committee’s chairman, Senator Paul Sarlo, and Senator Joe Cryan that would […]

Sarlo Announces Suspension of Budget Hearings

FOR RELEASE:   CONTACT: April 1, 2020   Press Office     (609) 847-3700   Budget Chair Will Sponsor Legislation With Senator Oroho Extended Tax Deadline & Lengthening Fiscal Year TRENTON – Senator Paul Sarlo, the chairman of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement today announcing the suspension of the committee’s hearings […]

Sarlo-Singleton-Oroho Bill to Preserve Tax Deductibility Becomes Law

Trenton – Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senators Paul Sarlo (D-Bergen), Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) and Steve Oroho (R-Sussex) to preserve the federal deductibility of an estimated $35 billion in state income taxes for New Jersey’s small businesses and partnerships was signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy today. The law, S-3246, will amend New Jersey’s state […]

SARLO LEGISLATION TO REQUIRE REAL-TIME AUDIT OF HEALTH INSURANCE CLAIMS APPROVED BY SENATE

via NJ Senate Democrats Sent To Governor after Senate Concurrence with Assembly Amendments  TRENTON – The Senate today approved reform legislation authored by Senate Budget Chair Paul Sarlo (D-Bergen) that will require real-time auditing of billions of dollars in state health insurance claims to prevent overpayments. The bill, S-3042, also will provide the state with full […]

SENATE APPROVES SARLO-& SINGLETON ACES BILL TO INCREASE DIVERSITY IN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

via NJ Senate Democrats Trenton – Students from underserved communities that are underrepresented in STEM fields would be provided with greater educational opportunities to prepare themselves for New Jersey’s innovation economy through a new program created by legislation authored by Senator Paul Sarlo and Senator Troy Singleton that was approved by the Senate today. The bill, […]

Sarlo: NJ Transit Funding Increase Should Be Well Planned, Put an End to ‘Diversion Funding’

May 10, 2019, 5:00 pm | in Sarlo: NJ Transit Funding Increase Should Be Well Planned, Put an End to ‘Diversion Funding’ TRENTON – Senator Paul Sarlo, the chairman of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee, said today that he will work with transportation officials and legislative leaders on well planned ways to provide increased support […]

SARLO STATEMENT ON ‘OPENING DAY’ OF STATE BUDGET HEARINGS

TRENTON – Senator Paul Sarlo, the chairman of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement today after the committee heard from the Office of Legislative Services and the State Treasurer on the fiscal and economic conditions that will shape the state’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget plan: “This is a pivotal time for public […]