The state budget is much more than numbers and line items — it is a reflection of New Jersey’s priorities and values. By ensuring the wealthiest individuals and corporations pay their fair share in taxes, New Jersey can invest in the public assets that help our communities thrive, address longstanding racial and social inequities, and build a strong foundation for the future.

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New Jersey’s Budget Surplus Presents an Opportunity — and Obligation — to Help All Residents Recover From the Pandemic

Essential Workers, Advocates, and Policy Experts Urge Lawmakers to Spend American Rescue Plan Funds on Direct Relief for Working Families

ANCHORs Aweigh: Explaining Governor Murphy’s New Property Tax Relief Program

Multi-Year Budgeting Would Encourage Lawmakers to Plan for the Future

The State Budget Can Do More to Make New Jersey Affordable for All

Governor Murphy’s Budget Recognizes That You Can’t Cut Your Way to Prosperity

Using American Rescue Plan Funds for Corporate Tax Cuts Undermines an Equitable Recovery

Revenue from Cannabis Legalization Should Go Toward Strengthening Communities Harmed by the Drug War

Making New Jersey Affordable for Families: The Case for a State-Level Child Tax Credit

Property Tax Reduction Should Target Renters with Low-Incomes

Comptroller Report Highlights Lax Oversight of Corporate Tax Subsidies

Casino Tax Break a Bad Bet for New Jersey

Casinos’ Healthy Profit Margins Render Tax Break Unnecessary

When is Enough Enough for Corporate Tax Subsidies?

Expanding the Child and Dependent Care is a Great First Step in Addressing New Jersey’s Child Care Crisis

Consensus Revenue Forecasting Would De-Politicize the Budget Process

To Protect and Serve: Investing in Public Safety Beyond Policing

Build Back Better Legislation Makes the Tax Code Fairer — But Only if SALT Cap Stays in Place

EITC Expansion Benefits Residents and Boosts the Economy

Depleted Rainy Day Fund Shows How Broken the State Budget Process Is