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NJ Unemployment Rate Ticks Up to 6.5% As it Loses 6,400 Jobs in March
Apr 17, 2015

After adding jobs for eight months in a row, New Jersey lost 6,400 jobs in March, state labor officials said Thursday. The unemployment rate ticked up to 6.5 percent, remaining above the national rate of 5.5 percent.

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New Jersey’s Undocumented Residents Pay More than $600 Million in State & Local Taxes
Apr 16, 2015 | No Comments

New Jersey’s undocumented residents are paying $613 million a year in state and local taxes – a number that would increase significantly under the Obama administration’s executive actions and even more under comprehensive immigration reform.

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March Jobs Numbers Show New Jersey Still Stuck in Neutral
Apr 16, 2015 | No Comments

The Department of Labor released its latest employment statistics today, and the numbers for March clearly show that New Jersey’s economy is still stuck in neutral, with a recovery that lags far behind the nation and our neighbors.

Reality Check: Undocumented New Jerseyans Pay Taxes (And They’d Pay Even More Under Key Immigration Reforms)
Apr 16, 2015 | No Comments

There are a lot of misconceptions about our neighbors who lack legal status, not least of which is that they don’t pay taxes.

Op-Ed: 2016 Budget Should Reinvest Health Savings to Meet New Jersey’s Growing Needs
Apr 15, 2015 | No Comments

In a state budget message filled with gloomy overtones, the proposed spending plan for health care and other services that help New Jerseyans make ends meet is a rare bright spot. But don’t be fooled.

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