Articles Posted in the " Taxes " Category

  • Sen. Jennifer Beck calls for Tax Administrator’s suspension

    By Art Gallagher | Senator Jennifer Beck today called for Monmouth County Tax Board Administrator Matthew Clark to step down or being suspended, pending the outcome of a reported Monmouth County Prosecutor’s investigation to his relationships with vendors of the the controversial Assessment Demonstration Program that creates new assessments of Monmouth County properties for […]

  • Saving New Jersey in Four Steps

    By Joe Schilp | Cross-posted from Joe’s Blog Every week it seems that I hear of someone I know that’s leaving New Jersey.  Why?  Too expensive to live here.  No jobs.  Taxes too high.  The bottom line is that government has made it too expensive to live in New Jersey.  I’ve already illustrated how it costs […]

  • #NoGasTaxHike: Yet another poll finds 62% opposed

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Last week, Save Jerseyans, we saw a poll from Quinnipiac telling us what we already knew: a strong majority of New Jerseyans do NOT want to pay more for gas because Trenton doesn’t have its shit together. 62% to be precise. Now we have a new poll from Fairleigh […]

  • Income inequality is what Democrats do best

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog You may’ve seen that new study out this week claiming there are over 2 million New Jerseyans living in poverty. Legal Services of New Jersey adjusted for cost of living in arriving at its shocking conclusion, noting how a family of four earning between $64,238 to $73,371 isn’t able to […]

  • Could Christie’s presidential tax plan smack New Jersey wallets?

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog That’s the report this morning after Wednesday night’s undercard GOP debate where Governor Chris Christie touted his plan to simplify the U.S. tax code, Save Jerseyans. Christie’s plan, calling for lower rates and fewer deductions, initially earned decent marks from some Republican-leaning quarters. The challenge for New […]

  • 62% of New Jersey voters oppose a gas tax hike

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Those who think New Jersey Republicans should’ve come out strong against a gas tax hike were likely onto something, Save Jerseyans. New Quinnipiac University poll results released today show Garden State voters strongly opposing a hike, 62% to just 35% in favor, with only 24% of Republicans and 39% of […]

  • Prieto reveals why Democrats are destroying New Jersey in 28 words

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog If you STILL don’t know or understand why New Jersey is almost irreparably screwed up, and a strengthened Democrat legislative majority is only going to make it worse, all you need to do is check out this quote from a celebratory Speaker Vince Prieto over on He’s moving full-steam-ahead on the gas […]

  • Morris Freeholders tell Trenton to think (and cut) before hiking gas tax

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Gas tax hike opposition hasn’t waned in recent months, Save Jerseyans, as demonstrated by the resignation of arch-liberal Jamie Fox over at DOT and the actions of the Morris County Freeholder Board at their Wednesday meeting. You can read the resolution HERE. “Whereas, instead of increasing an already intolerably […]

  • Bucco: Give GOP chance at property tax reform

    By Asm. Anthony M. Bucco This post originally appeared in the Daily Record I applaud your newspaper for publishing the “Fight Bank on Property Taxes” editorial bringing attention to New Jersey’s burdensome property tax problem. The editorial board is correct that it is the Legislature’s responsibility to address this problem and unfortunately, under its current Democratic […]

  • 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. […]