Category: Corporate Welfare

THAT’S A WRAP: Hollywood Tax Credit Could Be A Big Loser For N.J. Taxpayers

By Matt Rooney _ A multi-million dollar, a tax credit package designed to lure the film industry to New Jersey for new projects, passed both houses of the state legislature on April 12th with token opposition. It’s unclear whether Murphy Read More

Trenton’s New Hollywood Giveaway: $85 Million

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Appropriations Committee is preparing to consider A-1038, Save Jerseyans, an $85 million tax credit package designed to lure new film and digital industry to New Jersey. Americans for Prosperity-New Jersey (AFP-NJ) says it’s a “poor return Read More

OPEN LETTER: Say “No” to Trenton’s $75 million Hollywood handout

Note: This letter was originally directed to Chairman Paul Sarlo and and the other members of the N.J. Senate Budget & Appropriations Committee. _ Dear Chairman Sarlo and Members of the Senate Budget & Appropriations Committee: On behalf of 3.2 Read More

As Amazon HQ contest continues, AFP pushes back against Christie’s “corporate handouts”

New Jersey’s multi-billion dollar flirtation with Amazon and its new second North American headquarters is making national headlines but also earning derision from critics of the Christie Administration’s jobs creation tactics. On Tuesday, Americans for Prosperity-New Jersey (AFP-NJ) hit back at Read More

N.J. Legislator unloads on ‘corrupt bargain’ with Jaguar, Sharp

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-Morris, Essex, Passaic) doesn’t believe New Jersey’s path to prosperity is aided by Trenton’s obsession with corporate welfare. The reliably conservative legislator cried foul this week after the Read More