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Governor’s Budget Address, Tuesday, February 24

February 20, 2015

Gov. Christie will deliver his sixth budget address on Tuesday, February 24 before a joint session of the Legislature. The address comes as the state faces mounting challenges with regards to the pension system and the Transportation Trust Fund, two key reasons the debts and liabilities have climbed to a stratospheric $183B. Last year, the […]

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 […]

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AFP: Sly Fox, Indeed!

February 25, 2015

AFP: Sly Fox, Indeed! Reason Foundation Debunks DOT Commissioner Fox’s False Claims about Highway Report MONMOUTH JUNCTION – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading grassroots advocate for taxpayers, says DOT Commissioner Jamie Fox has lost all credibility in the transportation funding debate now that his false claims about the state’s $2 million per mile road […]

AFP Responds to Gov. Christie’s Budget Address

February 24, 2015

AFP Responds to Gov. Christie’s Budget Address Pro-taxpayer group: “The day of reckoning is fast approaching” TRENTON – Americans for Prosperity state director Daryn Iwicki offered the following statement in response to Gov. Christie’s budget address: “Over the past six years, Americans for Prosperity has warned that the State has continued to spend beyond its […]

AFP: Taxpayers Should Not Be Fooled by Sly Fox

February 16, 2015

AFP: Taxpayers Should Not Be Fooled by Sly Fox Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox Can’t Be Trusted TRENTON – Americans for Prosperity state director Daryn Iwicki has issued the following statement in response to yesterday’s op-ed by DOT Commissioner Jamie Fox: “Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox owes taxpayers solutions not whining and petty complaints. It’s clear that […]

AFP: Avoid a Florio-Style Gas Tax Hike by Ending Sick Leave Payouts Now

February 11, 2015

AFP: Avoid a Florio-Style Gas Tax Hike by Ending Sick Leave Payouts Now Legislation ending sick leave payout abuse would free up billions for TTF MONMOUTH JUNCTION – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading grassroots advocate for taxpayers, is calling on Trenton lawmakers to pass legislation to end sick leave payouts and use the billions […]

AFP Responds to ForwardNJ’s Push for $2 Billion Gas Tax Hike

February 09, 2015

AFP Responds to ForwardNJ’s Push for $2 Billion Gas Tax Hike How many more small businesses does the Chamber of Commerce want to drive out of NJ? TRENTON – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading grassroots advocate for taxpayers, is taking aim at ForwardNJ, the primary coalition pushing for a huge gas tax hike on […]

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