TRENTON –Senator Pou (Bergen/Passaic) issued the following statement on Governor
Murphy’s budget address and school funding:

“One of the most important priorities that the Governor recognizes is the need to fully funding our public schools. This is especially critical for school districts in cities like Paterson.

“We will follow through during the budget process with a focus on the priorities that are important to Paterson and other communities in the area. We are committed to a deliberative review of the proposal by the Senate Budget Committee, studying all aspects of the plan. We will work with our colleagues in the Assembly and the administration to put in place a budget that addresses the state’s needs and improves future opportunities.”