Month: July 2019

A month has passed, and a bill to help Jersey Shore rentals is (still) sitting on Murphy’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – Phil Murphy isn’t backing down on his support for a short-term rental tax that’s hurting Jersey Shore rentals this summer. At least not yet. On June 27th, the Governor received legislation (S-3158/A-4814) to exempt homeowners in all Read More

ROONEY: Miss America’s departure proves tax dollar giveaways can’t save A.C.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Miss America Pageant pocketed $12 million over three years courtesy of New Jersey taxpayers. Now the pageant which was born in Atlantic City is leaving (again), this time for Connecticut. Save Jersey‘s Matt Rooney was Read More

WHY YOUR TAXES STINK: N.J. public worker benefits cost 50% more than the national average

MORRISTOWN, NJ – There are a host of reasons why New Jersey residents property taxes are among the country’s worst. Chief among them: sky-high public worker retirement and benefit costs. Anyone paying attention knows that. What even fewer people understand Read More

ROONEY: “I don’t know why” Toms River cares about residents renting out their pools

TOMS RIVER, N.J. – Toms River homeowners are using the new Swimply app – an Airbnb-like technology – to rent their home pools to neighbors who need a cool break from the summer heat. But some locals and officials in Read More