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June 22 Action Alert: Paid Sick Mandate Moving Again

June 18, 2015

The Legislature is poised to move legislation mandating that every employer in the state be forced to offer paid sick leave for both full-time and part-time workers. Opposing this mandate is one of AFP’s legislative priorities for 2015 and Assembly and Senate votes will be included on our Taxpayer Scorecard. Activists are urged to take […]

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 […]

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Americans for Prosperity Slams Booker and Menendez’ Support for Corporate Welfare Cronyism

July 28, 2015

Americans for Prosperity Slams Booker and Menendez’ Support for Corporate Welfare Cronyism NJ Senators Vote to Revive Corrupt Ex-Im Bank BOONTON – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading grassroots, free-market group, is slamming New Jersey Senators Cory Booker and Bob Menendez for voting yesterday to revive the Export-Import Bank. “Senators Booker and Menendez had an […]

Americans for Prosperity Responds to Truth in Accounting Report on NJ State Debt

July 21, 2015

Americans for Prosperity Responds to Truth in Accounting Report on NJ State Debt Analysis Pegs Cost to Pay NJ’s Unpaid Bills at $52,300 Per Taxpayer BOONTON – Americans for Prosperity is responding to a new report from Truth in Accounting showing that the State of New Jersey has amassed $186 billion in debt—an amount equivalent […]

New Op-ed: Pension Reform is a Win-Win

July 08, 2015

Pension reform is a win-win policy By Erica Klemens Bullhorns are great for projecting a voice – and sometimes for drowning out other voices. But they are poor tools for meaningful conversation. That’s why I wish a few protestors had put down their bullhorn at our recent press conference and listened. I bet their response […]

Americans for Prosperity: Mercatus Center Report Underscores Urgent Need to Address Pension Crisis

July 07, 2015

Americans for Prosperity: Mercatus Center Report Underscores Urgent Need to Address Pension Crisis Think Tank Ranks NJ’s Fiscal Health Second Worst in Nation BOONTON – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading grassroots, free-market group, is reacting to a new Mercatus Center report showing that the Garden State’s fiscal condition is the second worst in the […]

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