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Transportation Trust Fund Hearing, Nov. 20 in AC

November 14, 2014

Final TTF Hearing Thursday, Nov. 20 at 9AM in Atlantic City AC area activists encouraged to speak out against gas-tax hike! The Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee will convene its fourth and final hearing on our Transportation Trust Fund next Thursday, Nov. 20 at Rutgers starting at 9:00 AM. Subsequent to this hearing, legislation […]

Assembly Labor Vote On Paid Sick Mandate, Mon. 10/27

October 24, 2014

Two weeks ago the Assembly Labor Committee held a discussion-only hearing on a destructive paid sick leave mandate. This coming Monday the committee will vote to move this legislation (A2354). The following members need to hear from activists now: Asm. Ronald Dancer | AsmDancer@njleg.org | 609-758-0205 Asm. Joseph Egan | AsmEgan@njleg.org | 732-855-7441 Asm. Craig […]

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Majority Of NJ Voters Oppose Gas Tax Hike, Dour Regarding Economy

December 10, 2014

Today’s Quinnipiac poll merits some attention as it reveals a generally negative outlook among the electorate. Christie vs. Legislature While several outlets, not surprisingly, have focused attention on Gov. Christie’s declining numbers, his approval numbers are still split in terms of favorable/unfavorable (48% to 47%). What has been overlooked is the poorer job approval ratings […]

AFP Ramps Up Opposition to Gas Tax Hike with “Running on Empty” Campaign

December 08, 2014

AFP Ramps Up Opposition to Gas Tax Hike with “Running on Empty” Campaign Grassroots Outreach Effort Launches Monday MONMOUTH JUNCTION – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading advocate for taxpayers, is launching a “Running on Empty” initiative today aimed at mobilizing grassroots opposition to Trenton’s proposed gas tax hike. The effort will include a petition […]

AFP: Annual CPA Survey Underscores Urgent Need for Tax Relief

December 02, 2014

AFP: Annual CPA Survey Underscores Urgent Need for Tax Relief Eliminating Death Taxes, Lowering Property Taxes Cited as Critical for Economic Growth MONMOUTH JUNCTION – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading grassroots, free-market group, says the latest CPA survey results underscore the urgent need for lawmakers to eliminate the state’s death taxes and lower the […]

AFP Reacts to BPU’s Latest Rejection of Offshore Wind Scheme

November 25, 2014

AFP Reacts to BPU’s Latest Rejection of Offshore Wind Scheme Misguided Project Has Lacked “Financial Integrity” from Day One TRENTON – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading advocate for taxpayers, is reacting to Friday’s decision by the Board of Public Utilities denying plans to install an offshore wind farm off the coast of Atlantic City. […]

AFP: Happy Thanksgiving? Wisniewski’s Gas-Tax Turkey a Dish Served Cold

November 20, 2014

AFP: Happy Thanksgiving? Wisniewski’s Gas-Tax Turkey a Dish Served Cold Final TTF Hearing “A Complete Waste of Time” ATLANTIC CITY – Americans for Prosperity state director Daryn Iwicki has issued the following statement concerning today’s fourth Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities hearing on the Transportation Trust Fund (TTF). “Bernards Township Mayor John Carpenter said it […]