Articles Posted in the " Taxes " Category

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • What’s Been Happening in the LD2 Campaign Lately

    By Irwin M. Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog There’s been a lot going on in the LD2 Campaign between Republicans Assemblyman Chris Brown & Atlantic County Freeholder Will Pauls and Democrats Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo and Atlantic County Freeholder Colin Bell, Save Jerseyans. Things are moving very fast in this battleground district, and since this […]

  • 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 – […]

  • 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: _________

  • 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 […]