Line by line: the cuts Christie made to the Dems' budget
By Max Pizarro | July 1st, 2011 - 9:21am
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Senate salary and wages: $2.7 million;

General Assembly Salaries and Wages: $1 million;

Wynona Lipman Chair in Women's Political Leadership at Eagleton: $100,000;

Raimondo Legislative Fellows Program: $69,000;

Court Appointed Special Advocates: $289,000;

Wynona Lipman Child Advocacy Center, Essex County: $537,000;

Transitional Aid to Localities: $139,000,000;

Union County Inmate Rehab Services: $3 million;

School Aid (non-Abbotts): $493 million;

Municipal Public Safety Aid: $50 million;

Family Planning Services: $7.5 million;

Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund: $22 million;

AIDS Drug Distribution Program: $7 million;

Nursing Homes: $25 million;

Special Care Nursing Facilities: $4.4 million;

Mental Health Services Salaries and Wages: $9 million;

Mental Health and Addiction Services Community Care: $8 million;

Medical Prescription (dual eligibles): $13 million;

Keep Aged, Blind and Disabled out of managed care: $11 million;

Services to Blind and Visually Impaired: $1.5 million;

WorkFirstNJ Child Care: $6 million;

General Assistance: $19.6 million;

Educational Opportunity Grants: $5.5 million;

Tuition Aid Grants: $46 million;

Part-Time Tuition Aid Grants for County Colleges: $2 million;

NJSTARS: $1.1 million;

Grants to Hispanic Women's Resource Centers: $486,000;

Meadowlands Tax Sharing: $2.4 million;

Nonpublic Technology Aid: $6,5 million;

Amistad Commission: $270,000;

Postpartum Education Campaign: $450,000;

Level One Trauma Centers: $6 million;

Governor's Council on Mental Health Stigma: $50,000;

Clinical Legal Programs for the Poor - Camden Law School: $200,000;

Clinical Legal Programs for the Poor - Newark Law School: $200,000;

Clinical Legal Programs for the Poor - Seton Hall University: $200,000;

Per Capita Library Aid: $3.5 million;

Battleship New Jersey, Old Barracks, Newark Museum: $4.3 million;

Center for Hispanic Policy, Reseach and Development: $2.3 million;

Local Aid, Infrastructure Fund (DOT): $10 million;

Legal Services: $10 million;

Public Broadcasting Services: $2 million;

Solid Waste Management: $8,850,000;

Legal Hazard Control Assistance Program: $2 million;

Child Behavioral Health: $5 million;

UEZs: $47 million.

 

 

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