In ten months, New Jersey has awarded a total of $1.6 billion in tax incentives, bringing the total since January 2010 to $4.6 billion so far – nearly four times as much as in the entire previous decade, when the state awarded a total of $1.2 billion in subsidies.
NJBIZ reached out to New Jersey Business Action Center Executive Director Lauren Moore; Sills Cummis & Gross real estate attorney and EO13 architect Ted Zangari; and Jon Whiten, deputy director for liberal think tank New Jersey Policy Perspective, for differing perspectives and opinions on the law.
Senator Raymond Lesniak has introduced a resolution directing Governor Chris Christie to tap unused energy funds to prevent the loss of food aid to the needy, a move that would protect them from having food stamps cut by as much as $90 a month because of a rule change in the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Mike Kerwin, president/CEO of the Somerset County Business Partnership, has announced that the organization has fully endorsed the NJ State Chamber of Commerce “ForwardNJ” program and has joined the coalition that will work toward reforming the state’s transportation system.
Groups representing accountants, business owners, seniors and others joined Republican lawmakers in Trenton on Monday to kick off a push to repeal New Jersey’s lowest-in-the-nation estate tax exemption.
Fired-up Republican and Democratic legislators on this cool Monday afternoon railed against New Jersey’s estate tax — or “death tax” — for driving capital out of the state and burdening families during a press conference on the capitol steps.
Through a conditional veto on a supplemental bill to the Economic Opportunity Act of 2013, Gov. Chris Christie proposed the expansion of incentive offerings for non-gaming projects in Atlantic City.
Standalone community hospitals – once the foundation of healthcare across New Jersey – have been disappearing steadily for decades, with many institutions propelled by economic pressure to join up with larger networks, while others have closed.
New federal data showing widespread hunger in New Jersey makes clear that the state’s poor performance on food stamp outreach and implementation, and the Christie administration’s rejection of Heat and Eat benefits, is unnecessarily putting hundreds of thousands of New Jerseyans at risk.
New Jersey Policy Perspective senior policy analyst Raymond Castro appeared last night on a NJTV News segment exploring Affordable Care Act enrollment trends among young adults.