Tag: Tax

NJ-11: Webber revs congressional campaign by taking on Murphy’s gas tax hike

DENVILLE, N.J. — With his Democrat opponent in striking distance, Assemblyman Jay Webber took his congressional campaign to the Sunoco Gas Station on Route 10 in Denville on Monday to turn his attention to a very state-specific issue: the gas tax. Read More

PEAK JERSEY? State’s business tax climate is now worst in the USA

TRENTON, N.J. — The Tax Foundation delivered more grim news for the Garden State on Wednesday: New Jersey’s business tax clime is now ranked last-place in its new 2019 State Business Tax Climate Index. “Nobody should be shocked that raising business Read More

Mikie Sherrill supports the gas tax hike bill… just not the hikes? | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Politicians have been known to “evolve” or change their minds, Save Jerseyans, but some instances are a little more obvious (and nakedly opportunistic) than others. On rare occasions? After all of the flip-flopping, triangulating, mealy-mouthed back-tracking, Read More

Webber demands repeal of latest N.J. gas tax hike

WHIPPANY, N.J. – The Murphy Administration’s move to raise New Jersey’s gas tax by another 4.3 cents — meaning that the tax has now tripled since 2016 — is meeting widespread opposition among residents. Among those residents is Assemblyman Jay Webber Read More

Murphy will veto plastic bag tax… because the environmentalists want a full ban?

SPARTA, N.J. – Remember that 5-cent single-use plastic bag tax the state legislature passed back in the spring? Governor Phil Murphy is prepared to veto it, but not because he’s adverse to new taxes. Reportedly, the real reason is opposition from New Read More

POLL: Only 4% give Murphy an “A” for his handling of NJ Transit

TRENTON, N.J. — It’s unusual if residents don’t approve of a new governor.  In the new Quinnipiac poll results released Wednesday, Phil Murphy’s approval rating (54%) is pretty consistent with Chris Christie’s 51% rating at this point in Murphy’s predecessor’s Read More

VIDEO: Smith’s opponent Welle pledges to raise taxes on Fox Business

NEW YORK, NY — It’s a strange year for Democrats running in “red” districts. Josh Welle, the nominee in NJ-4 seeking to unseat long-time House veteran Chris Smith, says he’s running a “Central Jersey” campaign, the implication being that he’s Read More