New Jersey Policy Perspective produces independent research and analysis on policy solutions to advance social, economic, and racial justice. From data-driven reports to policy briefs and explainers, we work to provide lawmakers, legislative staff, advocates, community leaders, and reporters with the facts and figures behind the most pressing policy issues facing the Garden State.
Their tax contributions would drop by 40 percent if DACA protections were rescinded.
New Jersey’s schools receive $143 million in federal Medicaid funds each year.
The number includes about half a million children.
About half of undocumented immigrants use ITIN numbers to file taxes.
More than 1 in 3 New Jersey households are unable to afford basic necessities.
Half a million New Jerseyans are covered under the Medicaid expansion.
American Health Care Act's failure is a victory for New Jersey, and proves facts matter.
As House Republicans rush to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act, it has become clearer how much their proposal would harm New Jersey.
"Castro has set himself apart from the crowd with his reports," NJ Biz writes.
"We've had eight years of trickle-down economic policy that clearly hasn't worked."
The event marked the kickoff to NJPP's 20th anniversary celebrations.
The next governor is New Jersey’s last, best chance to slow the state’s collapse, restore its stable financial foundation and rebuild its enterprising, job-creating, wealth-producing economy. Here's how.
The number of New Jersey millionaires has risen by 17 percent over 10 years.
Undocumented New Jerseyans pay nearly $600 million a year in state and local taxes.
"This proposal should be explained further. We should look at the implications."
New Jersey’s immigrants are starting businesses, creating jobs and paying taxes.
The list of unresolved issues facing New Jersey’s finances is long and daunting.
In county after county, the numbers are clear: repealing the ACA without an adequate replacement is a terrible idea.
Last year's blockbuster tax deal is one that New Jersey simply can't afford.
It’s going to be a big year for New Jersey - let's make it count.
NJPP's Gordon MacInnes talks to NJTV News about flaws with the state's tax breaks.
New Jersey should eliminate the tipped minimum wage.