PRIORITIES? Murphy cuts firefighter family assistance while boosting aid for illegals

savejersey.com | 5/6/2019 | Staff
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TRENTON, N.J. – Governor Phil Murphy is boosting legal aid for illegal immigrants and championing in-state tuition for non-citizens at a cost of millions to taxpayers living in his “Sanctuary State.”

Firefighters and their families?

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“The folks putting the budget together thought this was a sensible, reasonable thing to do. It’s very rare that you have something that has six times what you need,” Murphy told reporters (h/t NJ 101.5) in Newark on Monday, callously defending his scheme to divert $33 million from a fund dedicated to assisting New Jersey firefighters and their families with special circumstances including funeral costs.

The outcry over Murphy’s decision to raid the State Firefighters Relief Fund was immediate.

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“It is beyond confusing, and frankly shocking, that the Administration was not more proactive in reaching out to stakeholders after the comptroller’s report on the status of the relief fund was released,” said state Senator Declan...
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