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May 4: Committee Hearing on Renewable Energy Mandate Bill

April 28, 2015

NO to a Devastating 80% Renewable Energy Mandate! On Monday, May 4, the committee will take up a bill (S2444) that would mandate that 80% of our electricity come from alternative energy by 2050. These mandates, otherwise known as renewable portfolio standards (RPS), are known job killers that will mean vastly higher electricity rates for […]

Public Hearings on the FY 2016 State Budget

March 05, 2015

Public Hearings on the FY 2016 State Budget Please find below the current public hearings schedule for the FY 2016 State Budget. Citizen-activists are strongly encouraged to attend one of the upcoming hearings and express their concerns about the budget. Much is at stake this year given the pension crisis, the transportation fund and general […]

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AFP Welcomes Audit of Pension Funds

April 16, 2015

AFP Welcomes Audit of Pension Funds Taxpayers deserve to know why hundreds of millions are being spent on fees and bonuses MONMOUTH JUNCTION – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading grassroots advocate for taxpayers, is endorsing the decision by the Boards of Trustees of the Public Employees Retirement System and Police and Firemen’s Retirement System […]

AFP Says It’s Time for Change: New Jersey Has Nation’s Latest Tax Freedom Day

April 01, 2015

AFP: Unacceptable that New Jersey has Nation’s Latest Tax Freedom Day Tax Freedom Day in NJ comes on May 13, 4 days later than in 2014 MONMOUTH JUNCTION – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading grassroots advocate for taxpayers, is responding to news that New Jersey has the latest Tax Freedom Day in the nation, […]

AFP Op-Ed: New Jersey advocates of solar energy projects haven’t seen the light

March 31, 2015

The following op-ed appeared in the Times of Trenton: Move over, Bridgegate. Solargate is upon us. Free-market advocates have long warned of the dangers posed by government mandates and subsidies for expensive solar and wind power. Unfortunately, taxpayers and freeholders in Morris, Somerset and Sussex counties are now learning the hard way. In 2011, the […]

AFP-New Jersey Announces Erica Klemens as New State Director

March 26, 2015

MONMOUTH JUNCTION – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading grassroots advocate for taxpayers, is announcing a change in leadership this week. Erica Klemens, most recently Deputy Chief of Staff to Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, will take the helm of the state chapter in place of Daryn Iwicki, who will assume a new role with Americans for […]

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