Tag: millionaire

Top Democrat says millionaire’s tax pushed by Phil Murphy is now ‘absolutely last resort’

New Jersey’s top Democratic state lawmaker and once-leading advocate for raising taxes on wealthy residents said Thursday that a millionaire’s tax is now the “absolute last thing” he will consider. “It’s the absolute last thing that I’m willing to look Read More

Opinion: Does GOP Tax Reform Spell Trouble for Murphy’s Millionaires Tax?

Carl Golden As a candidate, governor-elect Phil Murphy’s signature campaign promise – increasing the income tax on wealthy New Jerseyans to raise $600 million and dedicate it to aid public education – drew the enthusiastic, definite, absolute, unqualified support of Read More

Like Corzine, governor hopeful Murphy donated big to N.J. Democrats. Here’s how much.

TRENTON — Phil Murphy, the early Democratic favorite in this year’s race for New Jersey governor, has donated at least $1.15 million to state and local Democratic organizations and candidates since 2001, according to an NJ Advance Media analysis of Read More

Democrat budget proves they’re willing to destroy the state to keep ruling it

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Yesterday we talked about how individuals are fleeing New Jersey faster than any other state in the union, Save Jerseyans, either because they can’t find jobs or can’t afford to live/retire/die in Read More

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 Read More

Christie Says Dems Waging ‘Class Warfare’

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I thoroughly enjoyed attending my first Christie town hall in a long time on Wednesday, Save Jerseyans, though to be 100% honest with you, the pall of a budget battle palpably hung heavily over Governor Chris Christie’s 122nd Read More

The Arbitrary and Capricious Tax

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Let’s stop referring to it as a “Millionaire’s Tax,” Save Jerseyans. That’s not honest. It isn’t what’s actually on the table in Trenton this morning. A better term would be the “Arbitrary and Capricious Tax.” Read More