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Holtec Tax Break: A Case Study on the Need for Subsidy Policy Reform

July 1st, 2015 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

While the company’s investment in the state’s most struggling city is certainly positive, the cost to New Jersey could far outweigh any benefits the state may see, thanks to major loopholes and flaws in the law governing the Garden State’s corporate tax subsidies.


Gov. Christie Finally Gets it Right on EITC

June 26th, 2015 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

It is beyond high time for New Jersey to reverse the de facto tax hike given to half a million working families in 2010.


You’ve Yacht to Be Kidding Me With Latest Tax Break for the Wealthy

June 25th, 2015 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

Today the state legislature sent a misguided bill that would give a big tax break to buyers of expensive boats to the governor’s desk.


Graphic: Wealthiest New Jerseyans Would Still Pay Lowest Share of Income to Taxes After Proposed Changes

June 25th, 2015 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

Graphic: Wealthiest New Jerseyans Would Still Pay Lowest Share of Income to Taxes After Proposed Changes

The top 1 percent would pay slightly more, but would still pay the least. The bottom 40 percent would pay slightly less, but would still pay the most.


SCOTUS Makes the Right Call for New Jersey Health Care Consumers

June 25th, 2015 by Raymond J Castro | No Comments

The Supreme Court was right to recognize that health reform provides tax credits to help consumers in all states be able to afford quality health coverage. Now it’s time for people on both sides of the aisle to accept that the law is working and take steps to improve and fully implement it.


Once Again, It’s a Tale of Two Budgets in New Jersey

June 25th, 2015 by Sheila Reynertson | No Comments

These budgets, of course, are more than dollars and sense – they represent two distinct visions for New Jersey’s future.


Restoring Tax Credit Would Benefit Working Families All Over New Jersey

June 25th, 2015 by Raymond J Castro | No Comments

Restoring Tax Credit Would Benefit Working Families All Over New Jersey

With hundreds of thousands of New Jersey families still struggling from the economic downturn, restoring the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is critical this year.


NJPP Testimony: It’s Time to Bring Earned Sick Leave to the Over 1 Million New Jersey Workers Without It

June 22nd, 2015 by Brandon McKoy | No Comments

If other advanced nations can ensure a quality of life that promotes health, happiness and family values for all of their citizens, so can we, and we should.


Business Owners & Policy Experts: ‘Millionaire’s Tax’ Would Not Harm – and Could Help – Small Businesses

June 22nd, 2015 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

Despite repeated claims from business lobbyists that a so-called millionaire’s tax is “a tax on small business,” since most small business owners run their business income tax through their personal returns, nearly all of these “pass-through” business filers would not pay more if taxes on those earning $500,000 or more increased.


What the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Healthcare Could Mean for Your County

June 18th, 2015 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

As part of a new report released today on the soon-to-be-decided King v. Burwell case, NJPP’s Raymond Castro broke down the devastating effect a ruling in favor of King could have in every single New Jersey county.






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