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New Jersey Spending on Higher Education Cut Deeply Since 2008

New Jersey students and families continue to have a hard time affording the high cost of a college education, thanks to lackluster state support for public colleges and universities.

Lopsided Economic Estimates Make New Jersey’s Risky Business Tax Breaks Even Riskier

To bring a modicum of sanity to these subsidies, New Jersey policymakers should return to the formula that existed prior to 2013’s subsidy revisions.

New Jersey’s Undocumented Residents Pay More than $600 Million in State & Local Taxes

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.

It’s Time to Follow Through on the True Promise of the Tuition Equality Act

New Jersey’s Tuition Equality Act has increased opportunity for hundreds of undocumented students in the state, but many more could benefit if access to state financial aid were included, lawmakers, advocates, students and policy experts said today.

NJPP Joins More Than 150 Groups in Amicus Brief Supporting President Obama’s Immigration Actions

This brief was one of several in support of the Obama administration’s immigration actions, which economists predict will raise the nation’s GDP by more than $200 billion over the next ten years and New Jersey’s GDP by $2.9 billion.

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Halt Business Tax Subsidies Until New Jersey Reports on Their Results

New Jersey cannot meet its current obligations like pensions and health benefits, is looking at a bankrupt Transportation Trust Fund and has slashed property tax rebates and credits. We simply can’t continue to give away business subsidies without any evidence about the results.

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Editorial: Another Cold Slap in the Wallet: Fewer NJ Families Will Find College Affordable

New Jersey Policy Perspective, the prolific think tank, has provided another grim reminder about how middle class families are squeezed in their endeavor to educate their kids, and the numbers are jarring.

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