Newark, New Jersey is now facing the one of the worst austerity budget in America, which includes (via Drudge Report):
- no public toilet paper
- no city pools
- no gas money for non-critical emergency vehicles
- four-day work weeks
- plenty of layoffs
- still no property tax hike
The budget crisis escalated yesterday when the city council deferred action on a municipal utilities authority, which is a key part of Mayor Cory Booker’s budget, according to FoxNY.
But Booker is taking budget gap seriously, just like Governor Chris Christie. Check it out the drama last night:
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