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 – […]


  • 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 […]


  • 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 […]


  • 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:   […]


  • You’re nuts to live in New Jersey, so have a drink

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog From the Pew Charitable Trust, this is interesting: a map of the U.S. showing what it says is “the most unique job in each state.” Now, to start, something is either unique, or it’s not – it’s one of a kind, or it’s like the others […]


  • LIVE: Christie FY2016 Budget Address

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog This one is self-explanatory, Save Jerseyans, and it might be for all of the marbles. We’ve already had an eventful day under the dome… What’s next? Find out here. Governor Chris Christie’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Address kicks off at 2:00 p.m. (give or take 20 minutes, […]


  • 5 Things You Need to Know About New Jersey’s State Budget

    By Joshua A. Sotomayor-Einstein | The Save Jersey Blog I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Joe Luppino-Esposito, Save Jerseyans, the editor and general counsel for State Budget Solutions (statebudgetsolutions.org). State Budget Solutions (SBS) is a think tank that focuses on budgetary challenges facing statehouses and city halls nationwide. From Medicaid expansion and underfunded pensions to education funding and budget “gimmicks” and […]


  • Abolish the IRS – Our Security Depends On It!

    By Joe Schilp | Joe’s Blog Today, February 15, 2015, I’ve learned of 3 people from Middlesex, New Jersey, who’ve had fictitious tax returns filed on their behalf. One of the victim’s false returns was filed in California; the other two have yet to learn where their false returns were filed. Regardless, all three now have […]