Steve Sweeney appears in the following:
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Underneath themes of unity and hope, last night's speeches touched on the challenges the Democratic presidential nominee will face going forward.
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Governor Chris Christie has proposed a new budget. New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney explains why he supports a constitutional amendment on pension funds that Christie rejected.
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Steve Sweeney, New Jersey Senate President, talks about the Governor Christie's decision to balance this year's budget by foregoing pension contributions, which he'd promised to make as late as this January. Christie claims that revenue shortfalls led to the lack of funds for pensions, and rejected a Democratic budget that would have increased taxes on the wealthy and businesses. Plus: why Sweeney wants more casinos in Northern New Jersey, and other news from the Garden State.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney is calling for a 'Sandy Bill of Rights' to bring transparency to recovery and aid programs. He discusses his recently-introduced legislation as well as his 'Bill of Rights' tour stopping in some of the hardest hit areas in New Jersey.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
New Jersey State Senate President Steve Sweeney takes us through New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's State of the State address, and discusses what's ahead for New Jersey in the coming year.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Monday, July 02, 2012
Steve Sweeney, New Jersey's Democratic Senate President, discusses the NJ budget, higher education in the state, and decisions about Medicaid and health exchanges that the state will have to make following the Supreme Court's ruling on health care. Then Bob Hennelly, WNYC's contributing editor for politics and investigations, puts it all into context.
Friday, February 12, 2010
Yesterday Governor Christie announced severe budget cutbacks he says are needed to avoid "financial disaster." New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney
, discusses what the freeze to school aid, cuts to New Jersey transit, and other measures mean for the Garden State's residents.