NJ towns must answer questions to get state aid

(AP) - New Jersey's 566 towns must complete aquestionnaire about their budgets and efforts to save money throughshared services.The Christie administration has told the towns

TRENTON - (AP) - New Jersey's 566 towns must complete aquestionnaire about their budgets and efforts to save money throughshared services.

The Christie administration has told the towns they must submita certain number of "yes" answers to the 88 questions in order toreceive their full allotment of state aid.

The document says towns that have at least 76 "yes" answerswould receive their full allotment of state aid.

Towns must answer whether current labor agreements limit annualpay increases to 2 percent or less. They must also say whether theyhave an "absence-from-meetings" policy for elected officials.

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