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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/Reason Foundation Op-Ed On NJ’s Pension Crisis

June 29, 2015

The following joint Americans for Prosperity/Reason Foundation op-ed appeared today in the Star-Ledger. With N.J. forced to eventually cover pensions payments, state will resemble a bankrupt city It’s no secret that New Jersey’s government worker pension systems are a looming fiscal disaster. What may not be clear to taxpayers at this point is that unless […]

Americans for Prosperity: New Jerseyans Deserve Better Than Zombie Budgets

June 25, 2015

Americans for Prosperity: New Jerseyans Deserve Better Than Zombie Budgets Lawmakers once again let down residents, taxpayers TRENTON – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading government watchdog, says New Jersey residents and taxpayers deserve better than to see a replay of last year’s budget maneuvers, which is now unfolding. Today, the New Jersey Legislature passed […]

New AFP Ad Shows Need for Real Healthcare Reform

June 25, 2015

ObamaCare is continuing to drive up premiums and result in lost access to care TRENTON – Americans for Prosperity – New Jersey, the state’s leading grassroots advocate for real healthcare reform, responded to today’s Court Case with a new ad highlighting the personal impact of ObamaCare. AFP is urging state lawmakers to lead the way with […]

Americans for Prosperity Lauds House Repeal of Medical Device Tax

June 25, 2015

Americans for Prosperity Lauds House Repeal of Medical Device Tax Measure Receives Support of Seven NJ Congressmen MONMOUTH JUNCTION – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading advocate for healthcare freedom, is praising seven members of the New Jersey Congressional delegation for supporting repeal of Obamacare’s medical device tax. Repeal of the medical device tax is […]

Americans for Prosperity: New Jerseyans Can Ill Afford Paid Sick Mandate

June 22, 2015

Americans for Prosperity: New Jerseyans Can Ill Afford Paid Sick Mandate TRENTON – Americans for Prosperity is calling on lawmakers to reject a proposal compelling all employers in the state to offer paid sick time; a measure the grassroots, free-market groups says will cost jobs and make the state even more hostile to small businesses. […]

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