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Bill Limiting Sales Tax on Expensive Boats Still in Dry Dock on Christie’s Desk

July 2nd, 2015 by NJPP Staff | No Comments

Gov. Chris Christie in recent days has rejected a host of budget-related bills sent to him by Democrats who control the state Legislature, including measures that would have hiked the state’s corporate-tax rate and boosted funding for family planning clinics.


Ground Broken on Camden ‘Cathedral of Industry’

July 2nd, 2015 by NJPP Staff | No Comments

Officials broke ground Wednesday for a “cathedral of industry” in the gritty port district, saying a $260 million technology center would revive the city’s long-struggling economy.


Firm Getting Incentives Says it Will Train Camden Students

July 2nd, 2015 by NJPP Staff | No Comments

A company in line for tax credits up to $260 million to move into Camden is planning to train high school students in the city for jobs at the manufacturing facility it plans to build.


How Energy Firm Building in Camden Will Train, Hire City Residents

July 2nd, 2015 by NJPP Staff | No Comments

Far and away from the busy activity going on farther north up Broadway, officials from government and the private sector came together to break ground just shy of the Delaware River on what they hope will eventually build cutting-edge nuclear technology.


Chris Christie’s Problem: New Jersey’s Economy Isn’t Doing Well

July 1st, 2015 by NJPP Staff | No Comments

Chris Christie is officially in the 2016 presidential race and he’s “telling it like it is.” But his track record as New Jersey governor is no economic slam dunk.


N.J. Lawmakers Vote to Expand Tax Credit for Working Poor

June 30th, 2015 by NJPP Staff | No Comments

The state Legislature on Monday voted to expand a popular tax credit for low-income workers, taking Gov. Chris Christie up on an offer that accompanied his vetoes of the Democratic state budget late last week.


Legislature Approves Christie’s Low-Income Tax Credit Hike

June 30th, 2015 by NJPP Staff | No Comments

New Jersey residents with low incomes could see higher tax rebates under a proposal from Gov. Chris Christie being considered by the Legislature.


N.J. Lawmakers OK Low-Income Tax Credit Hike

June 30th, 2015 by NJPP Staff | No Comments

More than half a million low-income residents in New Jersey can expect a bigger break on their taxes under a bill that passed both houses of the Legislature on Monday.


Dems OK Boost in Low-Income Tax Credit But Won’t Budge on Pension Payment

June 30th, 2015 by NJPP Staff | No Comments

With Gov. Chris Christie set to announce a run for president this morning, Democrats who control the state Legislature gave him a bipartisan victory to tout by voting yesterday in favor of his proposal to increase a tax credit that benefits the state’s lowest-wage earners.


Legislature Concurs with Christie Proposal to Boost Tax Credit for Working Poor

June 30th, 2015 by NJPP Staff | No Comments

New Jersey lawmakers voted Monday to concur with Gov. Chris Christie’s proposal to raise the state’s earned income tax credit for low-income residents.






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