Tag: industry

Murphy wants to poach Georgia businesses. He’s got a tough sell.

By Matt Rooney _ Phil Murphy isn’t tackling property taxes, fixing New Jersey Transit or filling pot holes this sunny Monday morning, Save Jerseyans. He’s en route to California for meetings with Hollywood representatives. The Governor’s message is simple (and Read More

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

Atlantic City rakes in a fraction of other states on gaming tax, report says

TRENTON — Atlantic City’s casinos paid a fraction last year in taxes compared to New Jersey’s neighbors thanks to a low gaming tax that proponents say help the city, while others argue it’s a lost opportunity. According to the Press Read More

NJ Ranks Near The Bottom For Free Enterprise In The Construction Industry

New Jersey is a poor place for construction contractors to do business, according to state rankings released recently by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). “Building America: The Merit Shop Scorecard” reviews and ranks state-specific information significant to the success of Read More

Loopholes Let Criminals, Gangsters Steal into NJ Recycling Industry

The state needs to close loopholes to keep organized crime and felons out of the recycling industry, a lawmaker said yesterday, citing a State Commission of Investigation report that documents cases of illegal dumping of toxic-tainted soil and debris. “At Read More