Tag: sales

Hermine leaves some Jersey Shore merchants frustrated

AVALON — As out-of-town visitors packed up their cars and headed off the island on Saturday ahead of a coastal storm, Robert Ossichak prepared for another round of flooding in his bike shop in Avalon, lifting inventory off the ground Read More

WE TOLD YOU SO: Prieto admits his ‘sales tax’ trade-off with Christie is a fiction!

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We told you so, Save Jerseyans. Asm. Jay Webber, NJ 101.5’s Bill Spadea and yours truly have all been consistent on this point: The biggest problem with the Christie-Prieto gas tax ‘compromise’ Read More

Opinion: Funding Tax Fairness with a Modest Increase to the State Sales Tax

Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff It’s show time, Trenton. At some point during the coming fiscal year, which begins in July, the state will lose both the legal authority and the fiscal capacity to issue more Transportation Trust Fund Authority bonds to fund Read More

Bonnie Watson Coleman needs to get her own house in order

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s a real beauty for you, Save Jerseyans: “Gun violence has had a tragic impact on our communities,” Bonnie Watson Coleman, the freshman congresswoman from New Jersey’s 12th district, told supporters this week Read More

Christie acts on multiple bills; vetoes protectionist legislation

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s a full list today, Save Jerseyans: BILL SIGNINGS: S-979wGR/A-2236 (Sweeney, Cunningham/Wisniewski, Benson, Lampitt, Moriarty, Wimberly, Garcia) – Establishes “College Affordability Study Commission” to examine issues and develop recommendations to increase the Read More