Articles Posted in the " Taxes " Category

  • 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 […]



  • New Jerseyans (still) trying to get the hell away from Prieto and Sweeney

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’ve been reporting on these trends for YEARS, Save Jerseyans, but since today’s unveiled Democrat FY 2016 budget proves Democrats still haven’t learned (or still don’t care, depending on whether you’ve reach our collective Save Jersey level of cynicism), let’s do it all over again… We’ve got a brand new CNBC […]



  • “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 […]