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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

AFP: Wisniewski’s TTF “Road Show” an Insult to Taxpayers

March 19, 2015

AFP: Wisniewski’s TTF “Road Show” an Insult to Taxpayers TRENTON – Americans for Prosperity is lambasting Assembly Transportation Committee John Wisniewski (D-19) for putting on a “show” by convening yet another hearing on the Transportation Trust Fund today as he angles to sock motorists with a 25-cent per gallon gas tax hike. “While Asm. Wisniewski […]

AFP Weighs in on FY 2016 Budget at Assembly Hearing

March 18, 2015

AFP Weighs in on FY 2016 Budget at Assembly Budget Hearing Free-Market Group Urges Spending Reductions, Tax Relief and Addressing State’s Pension Crisis PATERSON – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading grassroots advocate for taxpayers, says New Jersey is at an “economic precipice” and urged lawmakers today to pursue an agenda of spending reductions, tax […]

AFP Applauds Sen. Doherty and Asm. Space’s Call for Review of NJ’s Runaway Highway Spending

March 13, 2015

AFP Applauds Sen. Doherty and Asm. Space’s Call for Review of NJ’s Runaway Highway Spending Taxpayers Deserve to Know Why NJ Spends $2 Million per Mile on Roadwork MONMOUTH JUNCTION – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading grassroots advocate for taxpayers, is praising state Sen. Mike Doherty (R-23) and Asm. Parker Space (R-24) for sponsoring […]

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