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Tax Breaks Won’t Fix Camden, But They Will Break NJ’s Economy
Jul 28, 2014

As New Jersey’s economy struggles to recover from its Great Recession lows, bumbling along at number 13 on the list of states with the highest unemployment, Christie has trumpeted massive tax breaks as a way to turn the economy around.

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After 23 Years of Inaction, It’s Time to Increase New Jersey’s Tipped Minimum Wage
Jul 16, 2014 | 3 Comments

Proposed federal legislation to increase the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour includes a provision raising the tipped minimum to 70 percent of the full minimum wage. But with the federal legislation unlikely to make serious headway, New Jersey policymakers need to step up to ensure greater economic security for the state’s low-wage tipped workers.


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Op-Ed: How to Keep New Jersey From Becoming a Failed State
Jul 28, 2014 | No Comments

New Jersey is in danger of becoming a failed state. Not in the same way as Somalia and other truly desperate places, but compared to its peers in America, New Jersey is sliding toward failure, with statistic after harrowing statistic to prove it.


From One High Tax State to Another: New York City Data Busts Millionaire Migration Myth (Again)
Jul 23, 2014 | No Comments

Where are the wealthy New Yorkers moving? Not to tax havens, that’s for sure.


Congress Should Let States Decide Whether or Not to Tax Internet Access
Jul 18, 2014 | No Comments

This week the U.S. House of Representatives took a big step towards making a temporary ban on state and local taxes on internet access permanent by approving the “Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act.” But taking away the ability of state and local governments to levy this tax is the wrong way to go and ties the hands of policymakers in New Jersey and other states.



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