Christie blasts N.J. Democrats and unions, warns ‘animals are at the gate’


Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday assailed Democrats and warned the state’s business community that “the animals are at the gate” and are prepared to pounce on their wallets. Matt Arco, Read more

By |April 29th, 2016|Trenton|5 Comments

Should Atlantic City mayor and other top officials take pay cuts during crisis?


As the debate continues over how to save Atlantic City from its financial crisis, a city councilman is proposing that the mayor, fellow council members and other local officials help out by taking a 20 percent pay cut. Brent Johnson, Read more

By |April 27th, 2016|Trenton|2 Comments

A call to leave NJ gas tax alone


The conservative political advocacy group created by oil billionaires David and Charles Koch has unveiled a no-frills model “Taxpayers’ Budget’’ for New Jersey, claiming there is a way to provide core services of government while freeing up money for tax relief. Bob Jordan, Asbury Park Press Read more

By |April 27th, 2016|Trenton|0 Comments

A bipartisan agreement: Let’s bankrupt New Jersey!


In Trenton, Senate Democrats now propose to continue bankrupting the state by cutting taxes when we can’t remotely afford it, while offering no means to cover the cost. Tom Moran, Star-Ledger Editorial Board Read more

By |April 26th, 2016|Trenton|2 Comments

Ex-N.J. mayor hid financial ties to developer doing business with town

 By S.P. Sullivan | NJ Advance Media for 

on April 19, 2016 at 4:58 PM, updated April 19, 2016 at 7:22 PM
Former Chesterfield official Lawrence Dur.Attorney General’s Office

TRENTON — A former Burlington County mayor accused of hiding his ties to a developer doing business in his town will avoid jail time under a plea deal […]

By |April 20th, 2016|Trenton|4 Comments

Christie: Unemployment insurance fund has $1 billion balance

Gov. Chris Christie says New Jersey’s unemployment insurance trust fund has achieved a balance of $1 billion. Associated Press, Read more

By |April 15th, 2016|Trenton|1 Comment

Guadagno Sounds More Than Ever Like Guv Candidate on Conference Call

On the heels of a snazzy jazz soundtrack conference call intro, Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno this afternoon whisked away the tarp over Building a Better NJ Together, a new registered 501(c)4 political organization based in Ocean. Max Pizarro, PolitickerNJ Read more

By |April 15th, 2016|Trenton|0 Comments

New Jersey Makes the Top Ten: 2016’s States with the Highest Tax Burdens


New Jersey Places Number 7 in States with the Highest Tax Burdens

April 11,2016

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Ridgewood Nj, With a week remaining until Tax Day and many Americans finding the current tax code too confusing to determine exactly how much their home states are actually taking from their income in taxes, the personal finance website WalletHub […]

By |April 11th, 2016|Trenton|0 Comments

Deadlock on Atlantic City threatens other N.J. cities, credit agency says


The deadlock between Gov. Chris Christie and elected officials over a deal to rescue Atlantic City from a mounting financial crisis has the potential to send shockwaves through some of the state’s largest cities, a credit agency said Wednesday. Matt Arco, Read more

By |April 10th, 2016|Trenton|0 Comments

N.J. to order property tax-changing revaluations in 3 municipalities


The state on Monday will order three New Jersey municipalities that have not revalued property in at least a quarter century to conduct revaluations that will affect property taxes for thousands of residents, NJ Advance Media has learned. Samantha Marcus, Read more

By |April 7th, 2016|Trenton|0 Comments