Tag: taxpayer

N.J. taxpayers will pay hundreds of millions more – per year – thanks to minimum wage hikes

TRENTON, N.J. – One of the many unintended consequences of New Jersey’s recent minimum wage increase is already biting taxpayers in the rear end. This week, the Murphy Administration announced a $54 million increase in subsidies for some qualifying families’ Read More

If N.J. legislators rally around new elected “taxpayer advocate” idea, then why do we need them?

By Matt Rooney _ It just keeps getting better, Save Jerseyans. As Murphy era Trenton ramps up spending, taxing and borrowing for FY 2019 and beyond, there’s a new idea percolating under the Dome from those who, to their credit, Read More

SPONSORED POST: AFP-NJ’s Taxpayer Scorecard grades are scary

AFP-NJ’s Taxpayer Scorecard grades all lawmakers based on their voting records on a number of issues—including taxes, spending, corporate cronyism and free speech. The results are scary. Only 20 of our state lawmakers earned an A rating or above. Nearly 90 of Read More

Cops arrest angry taxpayer accused of threatening mayor on Facebook

OCEAN TOWNSHIP — A 75-year-old Monmouth County man angry over a property tax increase threatened on Facebook to burn down the mayor’s house, authorities said. Arthur Morse was arrested and charged with making terroristic threats, Ocean Township police said in Read More