The Assembly Budget Committee reviews the Governorís proposed budget plan and crafts the Legislatureís appropriations bill, the stateís annual fiscal spending law.
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Schaer: Christie Administration Misses the Mark Yet Again with Unmet NJ Lottery Revenue ProjectionsAssembly Budget Committee Chair Gary S. Schaer (D-Bergen/Passaic) issued the following statement Monday following a story by Bloomberg reporting that the New Jersey Lottery, which is now run by a private firm, has fallen short of revenue projections:
"The Christie administration's continued failure to meet its own revenue projections puts the state at risk in meeting its budgetary obligations. The consequences and ramifications of the latest revenue over estimation - the State Lottery - puts at rick numerous programs for seniors, the disabled and military veterans, core priorities for all New Jerseyeans.