Category: Taxes

SPADEA: New apprentice mandates will raise your taxes

By Bill Spadea This post originally appeared at NJ 101.5 _ Enough already. Now the government in Trenton wants to require all public works contractors participating in Union approved apprentice programs. The intended consequence here would be to drive up costs Read More

Ocean County GOP Chairman George Gilmore indicted on tax evasion charges

Updated 5:19 p.m. TOMS RIVER, N.J. — Ocean County Republican Chairman George Gilmore, an attorney and of counsel for a powerful government affairs firm, has long considered the state’s most powerful unelected GOP power broker. Today? He’s been indicated on federal Read More

2019 will see a renewed cap-and-trade push likely raise N.J. energy costs

TRENTON, N.J. — A northeastern “green” push will be a major albeit probably under-reported story line for 2019. New Jersey announced plans for a new CO2 emission cap right before Christmas, laying the groundwork to fully rejoin the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) and Read More