Articles Posted in the " Taxes " Category

  • POLL: Is a gas tax hike okay in exchange for other cuts?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog That’s what Governor Chris Christie, fresh off of signing ATR’s no tax pledge, suggested North Jersey business leaders at a Monday gathering in Whippany. “I will consider any option that’s presented to me as long as those options include tax fairness for the people of New Jersey. […]

  • Fulop isn’t paying for gender reassignment surgery. You are.

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Steven Fulop earned the adulation of media outlets and liberal activists this week for announcing that Jersey City will henceforth cover the gender reassignment surgical bills for its public employees. We can spend all day debating the scientific and moral issues at play here, Save Jerseyans, but it’s Saturday. I’m not […]

  • OPINION: America can’t tolerate stealth-Democrat Donald Trump

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog In advocating a tax hike, Donald Trump finally splits the blanket when it comes to any claim to be a Republican. His pro-abortion, pro-gun control, pro-crony capitalism record is now augmented by a “no problem” willingness to raise taxes. It’s immaterial on who they’re raised – […]

  • Stock market chaos is (more) bad news for New Jersey’s finances

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Hold on tight to your 401(k) plans… You’ve doubtless heard how Dow Jones Industrial Average is down over 400 points as of this writing on Monday morning, continuing a dramatic slide that began back in June. And dramatic isn’t an overstatement by any means; “[t]he market drops have […]

  • 2015: New Jersey (still) has nation’s worst property taxes

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog In case you’d forgotten, my fellow long-suffering property taxpayers, the state of New Jersey (still) has highest effective rate in the Union at 2.38% according to the latest analysis conducted by the Tax Foundation thanks to decades of craptastic policy-making. Read it and weep… I nearly did: _________

  • Christie conditionally vetoes millionaire’s tax

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Four days ’til the presidential campaign launch in Livingston… The condition? Details: Transcript: Governor Christie: I have been saying all along for six years that I wanted to cut taxes for the people of New Jersey. The Legislature has been unwilling at turn after turn to cut […]

  • Trenton Democrats adrift at sea with yachting bill budget logic

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The Assembly passed its “millionaire’s tax” (A4602) on Thursday afternoon 47-31-1, Save Jerseyans, but earlier this week in the run-up to the vote, one of our favorite legislators couldn’t help but note one of the crazier inconsistencies in this fiscal year’s Democrat budget: Dems in Approps today gave […]