New Jersey lawmakers, aware that this year's projected surplus is meager by rating agency standards, have introduced a series of proposals to bolster the state's cash reserve.

The measures could add more than $250 million to the $26 million surplus Gov. Jim Florio certified last week when he vetoed the $14.6 billion fiscal 1993 budget.

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