Bergen County Legislators Want Equitable Funding For North Jersey Institutions

March 27, 2012 12:00 AM

Bergen County Legislators Want Equitable Funding For North Jersey Institutions
" NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - Bergen County legislators are not too pleased with New Jersey governor Chris Christie at the moment, and they’re claiming that they will refuse to go along with his plan to improve higher education in other parts of the state unless North Jersey institutions are taken care of.

The legislators are saying that they will only support Christie’s education legislation if it includes as much as half-a-billion dollars for various colleges and institutions in North Jersey.

Public debate has previously surrounded this issue, but it mainly focused on how to reorder higher education in South Jersey. This week, however, North Jersey lawmakers decided that it was time for them to get into the mix as well "

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