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Behind each of the decisions – which were made by all branches of government and both parties – examined in the report were two unstated assumptions.
Without Access to State Financial Aid, A College Degree Remains Out of Reach for Many Undocumented New Jerseyans
2013’s tuition equity law has helped a few hundred students but cost remains huge barrier.
In New Jersey, the top 1 percent earn 25.3 times more than the bottom 99 percent.
Continuing to give undue attention and credence to the myth of tax flight harms New Jersey’s ability to create economic opportunities and prosperity for all its residents.
In 20 of New Jersey’s 21 counties, fewer than 400 heirs have estates large enough to owe the estate tax in any given year – and in the majority of counties, including every one in the southern part of the state, fewer than 200 heirs owe the tax.