Tag: Reform

After voting “nay” on tax reform, retiring LoBiondo scraps with Murphy on Twitter

Voting AGAINST the GOP leadership/Trump-backed federal tax cut legislation didn’t spare New Jersey Republicans the wrath of their Governor-elect on Wednesday, Save Jerseyans: We won’t give a pass to the Republicans who voted “no” but didn’t speak out forcefully or Read More

NJ-03: Kim kicks off congressional campaign by lying, politicizing kids’ healthcare

If you haven’t heard the name yet, Save Jerseyans, Andy Kim (a former Obama White House adviser) is the likely Democrat nominee in NJ-03 next fall. He’s ambitious. He wants to defeat Congressman Tom MacArthur. He’s also willing to say Read More

ROONEY: Don’t believe the N.J. Democrats’ self-interested tax reform narrative!

The Republicans’ tax reform package appears to have the necessary votes to pass Congress before Christmas, Save Jerseyans, and the details of the House-Senate compromise were finally released on Friday evening. Earlier this week, as the details were being hashed Read More

FIGHTING BACK: MacArthur pens fiery letter to Murphy, Booker and Menendez over tax reform ‘fear-mongering’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) is New Jersey only official in high-elected office who’s unapologetically supporting the national GOP’s tax reform push, squaring off directly with Governor-elect Phil Murphy in the media and openly challenging critics to Read More

The Differences House, Senate Will Have to Resolve to Advance Tax Reform Bill

Following the Senate’s 51-49 early Saturday morning vote to pass Republicans’ tax-reform overhaul, the legislation will move to conference where House and Senate will work to resolve their differences. … their differences. “I think the differences are pretty minor between Read More

Lance’s olive branch to Democrat neighbor Gottheimer earns him a DCCC attack

Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D, NJ-05) and Rep. Leonard Lance (R, NJ-07) aren’t safe this cycle but they’re both favored to be re-elected in the early going. That hasn’t stopped either federal legislator from taking the unusual step of promoting a Read More

PENNACCHIO: Disingenuous to complain about SALT when N.J.’s state property tax deduction is also capped at $10k

State Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-26) appears to be the rare New Jersey politician who, like Rep. Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03), is willing to point out that an equitable tax reform effort’s greatest stumbling block isn’t Washington but Trenton. The Morris County dentist Read More