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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.


U.S. Supreme Court Could Create Healthcare Crisis in New Jersey

June 18th, 2015 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

“The loss of tax credits would create a crisis in our state. Not only would those receiving them be affected, but insurance costs for those without them would dramatically increase as well,” said Ray Castro, NJPP senior policy analyst and author of the report.


Small Businesses & Policy Experts Urge New Jersey to Close More Corporate Loopholes

June 4th, 2015 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

By enacting what’s known as “combined reporting,” New Jersey would join 25 other states plus D.C. in limiting the ability of profitable multistate corporations to shift profits to other states.


Job Market for New Jersey’s Young Folks & College Grads Still Reeling from Great Recession

May 27th, 2015 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

More than one in eight young college graduates in New Jersey is out of work, while one in four residents under 25 years old is underemployed.


New Jersey Spending on Higher Education Cut Deeply Since 2008

May 13th, 2015 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

New Jersey Spending on Higher Education Cut Deeply Since 2008

New Jersey students and families continue to have a hard time affording the high cost of a college education, thanks to lackluster state support for public colleges and universities.


Lopsided Economic Estimates Make New Jersey’s Risky Business Tax Breaks Even Riskier

May 5th, 2015 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

To bring a modicum of sanity to these subsidies, New Jersey policymakers should return to the formula that existed prior to 2013’s subsidy revisions.


New Jersey’s Undocumented Residents Pay More than $600 Million in State & Local Taxes

April 16th, 2015 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

New Jersey’s Undocumented Residents Pay More than $600 Million in State & Local Taxes

New Jersey’s undocumented residents are paying $613 million a year in state and local taxes – a number that would increase significantly under the Obama administration’s executive actions and even more under comprehensive immigration reform.


It’s Time to Follow Through on the True Promise of the Tuition Equality Act

April 8th, 2015 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

New Jersey’s Tuition Equality Act has increased opportunity for hundreds of undocumented students in the state, but many more could benefit if access to state financial aid were included, lawmakers, advocates, students and policy experts said today.


NJPP Joins More Than 150 Groups in Amicus Brief Supporting President Obama’s Immigration Actions

April 7th, 2015 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

This brief was one of several in support of the Obama administration’s immigration actions, which economists predict will raise the nation’s GDP by more than $200 billion over the next ten years and New Jersey’s GDP by $2.9 billion.


New Jersey Consumers to Supreme Court: Our Affordable Coverage Matters

March 2nd, 2015 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares for oral argument in the King v. Burwell case, consumers, employers and health care advocates from around New Jersey gathered at the Statehouse to highlight the success of the Affordable Care Act and the potential impact the King case could have on our state.






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