I flagged this question as off-topic: New Jersey budget plan with the reason:
This question does not appear to be about governments, policies and political processes within the scope defined in the help center.
Because it asks for an off-site resource. But the flag was declined.
I looked at the on-topic page again, and it doesn't seem to say anything about off-site resource requests (though I remember that being suggested as a close reason a while back. I guess it didn't make it?)
The one (self-)answer to the question is basically only a link to the off-site resource. The answer is criticised for this, and some of the arguments against link-only-answers are outlined here: Are answers that just contain links elsewhere really "good answers"?.
I can only see a request for an external resource like this ending with a pretty much link-only answer. That's why I thought the off-site resource requests were universally off-topic across the different stack exchange networks.
But my off-topic flag was declined. Does that mean off-site resource requests are on-topic here? Or maybe I just used the wrong close reason (although the question is still open)?
There seem to be 2 similar questions on meta:
But in both cases the resource or reference that is asked for is able to be included in the answer itself (not through a link). I'm specifically asking about the case where the resource is too big to fit in an answer, in this case a legal document, and the only possible answer is pretty much a link to the resource.