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Rally Urges Support to Repeal New Jersey Estate Tax Exemption

September 16th, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

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.


On Capitol Steps, Legislators Join Business Leaders in Blasting New Jersey’s Estate Tax

September 16th, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

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 Conditional Veto, Christie Seeks to Expand Non-Gaming Incentives in Atlantic City

September 15th, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

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.


Trend in Hospital Mergers Reflected in Palisades-Hackensack Partnership

September 11th, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

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.


Editorial: N.J.’s ‘Chronically Poor Performance’ in SNAP Application Reviews is Unacceptable Failure

September 8th, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

What a horrible message New Jersey is sending thousands of low-income households.


Letter: If Gov. Chris Christie Showed Integrity, He’d Be Taxing Millionaires

September 8th, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

Bold leadership is something Gov. Chris Christie seems to lack. He needs to show real leadership by stepping away from the Republican Party ideology and doing what is right for the people of New Jersey. He needs to take the advice of Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and raise taxes on those most fortunate residents of New Jersey.


N.J.’s Small Businesses Get Early Access to Obamacare Health Plan Exchange – But Will They Use It?

September 5th, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

New Jersey is one of five states where small employers will get early access next month to the online SHOP exchange at HealthCare.gov, where they can choose a health plan that provides government subsidies to help them defray the high cost of providing health insurance to their workers.


New Jersey: Why Aren’t We Doing Better?

September 5th, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

Gov. Christie didn’t go to Mexico empty-handed. With him on what is billed as a trade mission was a glossy new coffee table book called “New Jersey: Cultivating 350 Years of Innovation and Success” – but as impressive as it is, it doesn’t tell the whole story.


For New Jersey City, Tax-Free Development Comes at a Cost

September 4th, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

It’s been a big summer for New Jersey’s most troubled city.


Upgrade in Troubled City’s Credit Rating Gives Camden New Hope

September 4th, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

Despite a shaky national economic climate and the second downgrade to New Jersey’s credit rating since Gov. Chris Christie took office, Camden City and Camden County are celebrating.






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