Assembly Appropriations

The Assembly Appropriations Committee is responsible for reviewing the fiscal impact of legislation on the state. The committee reviews legislation dealing with revenues, taxation, state budget and finance and weigh in on the process of authorizing expenditure of public funds for a specific governmental purpose.
Democratic Research Aide:  Jennifer Taylor   
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Mosquera: Gov. Christie Again Shows Indifference to Low-Income Families with Veto of "Heat & Eat" Bill

Assemblywoman Gabriela Mosquera (D-Camden/Gloucester) issued the following statement Thursday on Gov. Christie's veto of legislation she sponsored to ensure low-income New Jersey residents have access to heat and healthy meals.

The bill (A-1210) would have required the state to comply with federal minimum heating assistance contribution requirements in an effort to prevent 160,000 New Jersey households from losing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. It was part of a comprehensive effort by Assembly Democrats to lift people out of poverty and rebuild New Jersey's middle-class.

"The governor has once again turned his back on the people who need our help the most…

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