This table summarizes the major increases and decreases in the Fiscal 2012 Budget and is organized by category. Categories of recommended appropriations are defined as follows:
consists of programs and services operated directly by the State government. The largest single component is for the salary and benefits of State employees. This portion of the Budget is subject to the spending limitations imposed by the Cap Law.
appropriations are for programs and services provided to the public on behalf of the State by a third party provider, or grants made directly to individuals based on assorted program eligibility criteria. The Medicaid program, Tuition Aid Grant Program, Homestead Benefit Program, payments for State inmates housed in county jails, and funding for New Jersey Transit and State colleges and universities fall into this category.
consists of payments to or on behalf of counties, municipalities, and school districts to assist them in carrying out their local responsibilities. In addition to school aid, this category of expenditure includes the Consolidated Municipal Property Tax Relief Aid program and other forms of municipal aid. It also includes funding for county colleges, local public assistance and county psychiatric hospital costs.
represents pay-as-you-go allocations and infrastructure items.
debt service for construction and other
payments represent the interest and principal on capital projects funded through the sale of general obligation bonds.
$ Salary Increases - State Employees Department of Human Services Reduced Federal Resources State Active and Retiree Employee Health Benefits Replace Enhanced Federal Medicaid Funding Family Leave Insurance Debt Service Department of Environmental Protection - Replace Reforestation Act Funding Division of Gaming Enforcement Impact of P.L. 2011, c. 19 Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) and IT Upgrades Corporation Business Tax Dedication IT Modernization/Security Workers' Compensation Board of Public Utilities New Department of Health Laboratory - Utilities Software Contracts Property Rentals Taxation Data Warehouse County Prosecutor Insurance Fraud Program IT Growth and Refresh Cycle Debt Service Division of State Police Restructuring of the General Assistance (GA) Program
128.713 56.231 46.533 25.094 8.037 7.470 6.190 4.515 4.412 4.179 4.000 3.200 3.000 2.488 2.410 2.016 1.889 1.650 1.500 1.100 0.027