Within 12 hours of their victory, Democrats said their ‘first order of business’ is to raise taxes

November 11,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Per Democrats’ / Murphy’s proposal, marginal tax rate on incomes above $1MM will be 10.75%.
Below are the top two tax brackets in NY state and NJ state:
$321,050+ 6.85%
$2,140,900+ 8.82%
$500,000+ 8.97%
$1,000,000+ 10.75%
For a family with income between $500k and $1MM, the NJ tax is 2.12% higher than the […]

By |November 11th, 2017|Bergen County|2 Comments

Murray Sabrin : Phil Murphy and Democrats are legal versions of Willie Sutton


Murray Sabrin
Professor of Finance at Ramapo College

Regarding “State senate president plans to push tax bill,” (Nov. 9, page 1A). The people of New Jersey spoke loud and clear on election night. They want state government to spend more of their money. Not really their money, just upper income folks who make up a small percentage […]

By |November 10th, 2017|Trenton|6 Comments

A ‘Millionaires Tax’ Is the Top Priority for New Jersey Democrats’

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Phil Murphy Governor-elect wants to raise $1.3 billion for state spending
November 10, 2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, A New Jersey millionaire’s tax boost will be Democrats’ top priority highest-ranking state lawmaker Senate President Steve Sweeney.Governor-elect Phil Murphy, has vowed to enact the increase. With that revenue, plus higher corporate […]

By |November 10th, 2017|Trenton|0 Comments

2017 General Election Results by District for Ridgewood

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In the words of renown local landscape architect James Rose , “the problem is you live here ”

November 8,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, 2017 General Election Results by District for Ridgewood  : http://www.ridgewoodnj.net/images/Ridgewood/Departments/Clerk/GEN2017.pdf 

While “high taxes”  and “opioid crisis” where the key issues, residents voted in overwhelming numbers for the […]

By |November 8th, 2017|village of ridgewood|14 Comments

Reader says Now that Murphy has Won Ridgewood needs to share the burden of the sanctuary state

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Now that Murphy won I hope he will help us build a garage and add more housing for the illegals. Ridgewood needs to share the burden of the sanctuary state. This town is too white and racist. Please Mr. Murphy , use all your support in Ridgewood so we can get […]

By |November 8th, 2017|village of ridgewood|21 Comments


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November 6,2017
by Kevin Ryan

It’s a simple concept that has eluded many politicians and ideologues, especially on the left. When you raise taxes, people and businesses will leave, bringing with them those taxable incomes your government depends on. One look at the migration patterns within the United States verifies just that.
A book […]

By |November 6th, 2017|Trenton|5 Comments

United States Comes in Near Bottom of 2017 International Tax Competitiveness Index

November 2,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, According to the Tax Foundation  the United States is hampered by high marginal tax rates and complex business tax rules .Tthe United States once again ranks towards the bottom of the pack on our 2017 International Tax Competitiveness Index, placing in the bottom 5 or number 30 […]

By |November 2nd, 2017|2017|3 Comments

Clinton in Paramus for Murphy ,Judicial Watch releases Conflict-of-Interest Rulings that led to $48 Million in Income for Clinton Entities

October 24,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, Bill Clinton is coming to Paramus to campaign for Phil Murphy The Democratic front-runner in New Jersey’s governor’s race today . This coincides with the latest Judicial Watch announced of the release of more than 200 conflict-of-interest reviews by State Department ethics advisers of proposed Bill Clinton […]

By |October 24th, 2017|Bergen County|4 Comments

Assemblywomen Offers Straight talk on Tax Reform

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October 22,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

River Vale NJ, assemblywomen Holly Schepisi  reiterates our thoughts on tax reform and the poor position New Jersey is in being one of the highest taxed states in the nation. ”  Thinking about property taxes, New Jersey and the federal property tax deduction. […]

By |October 22nd, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Bergen County made the American Cities Will File Bankruptcy Next list…………………

Which American Cities Will File Bankruptcy Next?

by Tyler Durden
Oct 6, 2017 3:50 AM

We harp on the massive, unsustainable, yet largely unnoticed, debt burdens of American cities, counties and states fairly regularly because, well, it’s a frightening issue if you spend just a little time to understand the math and ultimate consequences.  Here is some of […]

By |October 6th, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment