Tag: Taxes

Op-Ed: Stop Targeting Property Tax Relief Programs to Fill Budget Holes

By Jean Stanfield _ Two of the most important financial support programs New Jersey provides are the Homestead Benefit and the Senior Freeze. They are also often the first programs governors target with cuts to balance budgets. This year, due Read More

‘Path to Progress’ hypocrite Sweeney decides he’s suddenly OK with the millionaire’s tax. | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Yes, some Trenton Republicans slobbered all over Senate President Steve Sweeney’s recent decision to ‘get religion’ and declare, after many years of supporting higher taxes, that New Jersey is overtaxed. Those of us with memories which Read More

N.J. Republicans say voters care about taxes (even if Phil Murphy doesn’t). Is that true?

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – We don’t know whether the GOP will net two (or more) seats when the dust settles tonight. More likely? No change in the Assembly composition, or a slight Democrat increase of a few seats. What we DO know: Read More