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Over Three Dozen Leading New Jersey Organizations Ask the Legislature for Small-Business Tax Fairness by Closing Corporate Tax Loopholes

May 4th, 2016 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

This letter sends a strong message to New Jersey’s lawmakers: the time to close corporate loopholes is now.


Lawmakers & Advocates: Earned Sick Leave is a Win-Win for New Jersey

April 27th, 2016 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

New Jersey would have a stronger economy and healthier people if every working man and woman could take days off when they are sick without forfeiting their pay or, sometimes, their jobs. Today, though, over 1 million New Jerseyans – most of whom work in low-wage jobs – don’t get paid when they have to take off for being sick.


Tax Breaks or Bust: New Jersey’s Misguided Approach to Economic Development in Camden

April 26th, 2016 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

Tax Breaks or Bust: New Jersey’s Misguided Approach to Economic Development in Camden

There are no guarantees that this strategy will actually work to significantly boost Camden’s economy or help its residents.


Photos: NJPP Breakfast Briefing on Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented New Jerseyans

April 26th, 2016 by Carly Rothman Siditsky | No Comments

Photos: NJPP Breakfast Briefing on Driver's Licenses for Undocumented New Jerseyans

Dozens of advocates and allies joined New Jersey Policy Perspective on Monday for a special briefing on the effort to secure drivers licenses for undocumented residents in New Jersey.


Op-Ed: Latest Transportation Funding Proposal Fails the ‘Fairness’ Test

April 25th, 2016 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

There’s good news and bad news when it comes to securing funding for critical improvements and modernization of our roads, bridges, train lines and other transportation assets.


Photos & Video: NJPP Briefing Helps Bust the Tax Flight Myth

April 22nd, 2016 by Carly Rothman Siditsky | No Comments

Photos & Video: NJPP Briefing Helps Bust the Tax Flight Myth

A standing-room only crowd joined New Jersey Policy Perspective last month for a special briefing on the tax flight myth – the perennial falsehood that high taxes cause wealthy residents to flee the state.


Price Hikes Weren’t on the Menu After Seattle Passed $15 Minimum Wage Law

April 21st, 2016 by Brandon McKoy | No Comments

A newly released study by the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Policy and Governance found “little or no evidence of price increases in Seattle relative to the surrounding area.”


Graphic: New Jersey’s Jobs Recovery Still Lags as of March 2016

April 20th, 2016 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

Graphic: New Jersey's Jobs Recovery Still Lags as of March 2016

New Jersey is one of just 10 states that has yet to recover all of the jobs it has lost since the recession’s official start in December 2007.


Opportunity: NJPP is Hiring an Operations Specialist

April 14th, 2016 by Carly Rothman Siditsky | No Comments

Opportunity: NJPP is Hiring an Operations Specialist

Come work with us!


Op-Ed: Immigration Case Will Have a Lasting Impact on New Jersey Families

April 14th, 2016 by Erika J. Nava | No Comments

Next week, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear an immigration case that could either improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of New Jerseyans or needlessly tear families apart.






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