Articles Posted in the " Taxes " Category

  • “Are you serious?!”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s something fun for your Friday… Chris Christie held his 137th New Jersey Town Hall Meeting in Sparta on Thursday, Save Jerseyans, and during a testy exchange with one of his pension record dissenters, the Governor provided a decent overview of our state’s fiscal crisis… and the futility of new […]

  • Biting the hand that feeds them

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Can we agree that New Jersey’s business and economic climate is a disaster? So where’s the agreement on how to fix it? State Senate President Steve Sweeney insists upon a “millionaire’s tax” to cover the current pension mess, while others demand mandatory employer-paid sick leave. New […]

  • Today, New Jersey, you’re (finally) working for you.

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog As golden light trickles into bedrooms and breakfast nooks across the Garden State this morning, Save Jerseyans, and our state’s intrepid taxpaying population prepares to caffeinate, commute, and earn of living for its families, there’s an extra big silver lining: Today, you work for you. Yesterday, May 13th, […]

  • Sweeney’s North Jersey casino plan is a complete fantasy

    By Ed Sheppard | The Save Jersey Blog State Senate President Steve Sweeney gave an interview to PolitickerNJ last week, Save Jerseyans, and his comments about Atlantic City and gambling have me questioning the man’s state of mind. “Look, it’s not the most popular thing to talk about casinos in Northern New Jersey, but the […]

  • Soaking the rich to cover pensions will drown retirees

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Hazarding a guess, New Jersey’s U-Haul franchisees high-fived each other after reading Star-Ledger editorial page editor Tom Moran’s “Soak the Rich? Sure…” class-envy commentary since their one-way, out-of-state business is about to explode. No wonder more New Jersey residents flee the state than any other in […]

  • But I thought it was a tax, Mr. Chief Justice?

    By Irwin Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog Now that we have filed our taxes (but will still be working to pay them off for another month), Save Jerseyans, I wanted to see if I was the only one who noticed something peculiar… When it came time for the IRS to stick its nose in […]

  • New Jersey loses 6,400 jobs in March

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog There’s no way to spin the suck, Save Jerseyans. We’re not in good shape. That’s the state of affairs confirmed by today’s report state labor officials; New Jersey lost 6,400 jobs in March 2015 and its unemployment rate ticked up to 6.5% after having added 9,200 in February. Yes, […]

  • Pay your taxes today, New Jersey, but keep working until May 13th!

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Ronald Reagan famously quipped that “Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but the democrats believe every day is April 15.” The calendar is even stranger here in the Garden State, Save Jerseyans, where Tax Freedom Day doesn’t arrive until May 13th; that’s the date calculated […]

  • Schaer: Dems ready to sacrifice by sacrificing nothing

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We all love a good April Fool’s joke, Save Jerseyans, but something tells me this week’s video from the Assembly Democrats featuring Budget Chair Gary Schaer wasn’t offered in jest. Comment is required even with Bob Menendez sucking up all of the political oxygen at the moment:   […]