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$6M in Tax Credits for Firm to Move One Floor Up, Add Jobs in Jersey City Office Tower

August 28th, 2014 by Brandon McKoy | No Comments

An Atlanta-based payment processing firm that rents space on the 39th floor of a Downtown Jersey City tower will receive $6 million in state tax credits over the next 20 years to move one floor up in the same building.


The Record: Death and Taxes

August 28th, 2014 by Brandon McKoy | No Comments

They say there are only two things certain in life: death and taxes. In New Jersey, that is doubly true, because while you die only once, your heirs may be taxed twice.


City Manufacturing Takes a Hit as Brooklyn Firm Plans Move to New Jersey

August 26th, 2014 by Brandon McKoy | No Comments

A manufacturing company that has made Brooklyn home for more than 60 years and resisted the exodus of its peers is now planning to leave and take more than 100 jobs to New Jersey.


Trashing the Needy, Again: Editorial

August 25th, 2014 by Brandon McKoy | No Comments

The feds say Christie’s administration is so inept at processing food stamp applications that it’s keeping hungry families from putting food on the table – and could cost the state millions in federal funding.


A Push to Reform How N.J. Taxes Heirs

August 25th, 2014 by Brandon McKoy | No Comments

Nearly $760 million will be generated by the estate and inheritance taxes to support the $32.5 billion state budget Christie signed for the current fiscal year, according to the state Department of Treasury.


Kevin Riordan: Gloucester Twp. Abatement Could Stir Resentment

August 25th, 2014 by Brandon McKoy | No Comments

Gloucester Premium Outlets “will be the largest economic development project in the history of our community,” says Mayor David Mayer, who describes the center as “a $40 million [property tax] ratable, when all is said and done.”


N.J.’s Slow Handling of Food Stamp Program Could Cost it Money, Feds Say

August 22nd, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

Citing New Jersey’s “chronically poor performance” of efficiently reviewing food stamp applications, the Obama administration has threatened to withhold federal funding unless the state makes dramatic improvements by March.


NJ Policy Perspective Says State Failing to Serve Needs of Hungry Residents

August 22nd, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

A liberal research group claims hundreds of thousand of struggling New Jersey residents are being denied food benefits because of inadequate state support for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.


Problems in NJ’s Food Stamps Program Put Funds at Risk

August 22nd, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

New Jersey takes so long to process low-income residents’ applications for food stamps that the federal government last month warned it will lose federal funds unless things improve.


Group: Christie Must Do More to Support Food Stamps Program

August 22nd, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

A liberal-leaning think tank is calling on Gov. Chris Christie’s administration to do more to enroll poor residents in the federal food stamps program, and take steps to forestall cuts handed down by Congress that could result in reduced monthly benefits for thousands of New Jersey families.






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