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N.J. Business Leaders Worried by New Report Showing State Dead Last in Tax Climate in U.S.

October 31st, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

New Jersey business leaders and policy advocates said Wednesday that drastic changes must be made in the wake of a new report that shows the state once again has the worst tax climate in the country for businesses.


Environmentalists, N.J. Lawmakers Split on Open Space Preservation Funding Referendum

October 31st, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

A proposal to use part of the state’s corporate business tax to pay for open space preservation has environmental groups and lawmakers divided over whether other environmental initiatives will be sacrificed or diluted.


NJ Ranks Worst in US on Business Taxes. A Bad Thing?

October 31st, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

New Jersey has worst tax climate in the U.S. according to the latest edition of the State Business Tax Climate Index, released Tuesday by the nonpartisan Tax Foundation. The Garden State’s rank remains unchanged from its 50th place ranking last October.


Guess Which State Was Dead Last in Business Tax – Again

October 31st, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

New Jersey’s tax climate for businesses is once again the worst in the nation, a report released Tuesday found.


N.J. Ranked Dead Last in a Small Business Tax Climate Poll … and Why That Shouldn’t Bother You a Bit

October 31st, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

Another business survey and another blow for New Jersey, or so it may seem at first glance.


Group Launches Campaign Against Open Space Ballot Measure

October 28th, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

A New Jersey conservative group hopes to convince voters to reject a statewide ballot measure to dedicate existing tax revenues for open space and farmland preservation.


New Debate Over Protecting New Jersey’s Open Space

October 27th, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

The future of New Jersey’s open space program will be decided on Election Day, when voters consider amending the state constitution to provide a continuous source of revenue for a popular program that has gone broke.


Chris Christie Berated by U.S. Labor Secretary Over Minimum Wage Comments

October 24th, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

Speaking at a Bloomberg News event in Washington D.C. today, U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez said Gov. Chris Christie has “got his head in the sand” when it comes to the nation’s lowest-paid workers.


Developer Wants $65M in Tax Breaks for Camden Center

October 23rd, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

The developer of a planned Camden shopping center wants tax credits worth almost the entire cost of the $65.5 million project.


Will NJ’s Young Workers Save Our Economy?

October 20th, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

As the nation recovers from the Great Recession, New Jersey is getting left behind.






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