Gov. Chris Christie appears to be moving in a new direction on immigration, signing onto an amicus brief calling on the federal courts to prevent the Obama administration from implementing new rules designed to defer deportations for millions nationally, angering many in the New Jersey Latino community.
As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares for oral argument in the King v. Burwell case, consumers, employers and health care advocates from around New Jersey gathered at the Statehouse to highlight the success of the Affordable Care Act and the potential impact the King case could have on our state.
When New Jersey is financially stable enough to meet its pension obligations, modernize its transportation networks, reduce the property tax burden on middle-class families and meet the growing needs of those without jobs or sliding into poverty, maybe then it could consider a proposal to give a tax break to folks buying expensive boats.
The continuing struggles of New Jersey’s working families are clearly shown in two new reports worth highlighting.
New Jersey has recovered just 64 percent of the jobs it lost in the Great Recession.