- Citing a "sizable structural imbalance" within the budget, S&P cuts the rating on New Jersey's general obligation debt to A+ from AA-. Acknowledging an improving economy in the state, S&P says it won't be enough to offset potential unfunded liabilities.
- "By using bullish assumptions about revenue growth and one-time measures to close budget gaps, the state defers making long-term structural changes to better align revenues and expenditures, defers budgetary pressures to future years' budgets and increases its exposure to an eventual economic downturn."
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