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Fight Cap & Trade! DEP Hearing Aug. 8 In Trenton!

August 01, 2014 J,

The DEP will hold a public hearing on its proposal to repeal New Jersey’s Cap & Trade rules on Friday, August 8 at 10AM! AFP will be there to testify and activists are urged to attend. Details: Friday, August 8, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection First Floor Hearing Room 401 [...]

Study Finds NJ Business Climate Suffering

July 09, 2014

by Rudy Takala The small business climate in New Jersey is suffocating under burdensome regulations and high taxes, according to a recently released study. The study, conducted by the Kauffman Foundation and the website Thumbtack, gave the state’s business environment a grade of D. The research examined state business climates by looking at a combination [...]

Roll Call On Budget, Tax Hikes

June 27, 2014 J,

Roll Call on $34.1B FY 2015 Budget (Members who broke ranks on bills in red) Sen.    6/26/2014  –  3RDG FINAL PASSAGE   –  Yes {24}  No {16}  Not Voting {0}    –  Roll Call   Addiego, Dawn Marie – No Allen, Diane B. – No Barnes, Peter J., III – Yes   Bateman, Christopher – No Beach, James – [...]

Red Alert: Vote on Budget, Tax Hikes Set for June 26

June 25, 2014 J,

The Legislature is set to vote Thursday on a $34.1B budget, including a massive $1.3B tax hike package consisting of an income tax hike, corporate business tax hike, and 23 fee increases. AFP recommends calling the Governor’s office at 609-292-6000 to urge him to line item veto all of these tax hikes. Key Bills for [...]

Supreme Court Hearings Scheduled for Monday, June 16

June 11, 2014

The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold hearings in Trenton on Monday, June 16 regarding the reappointment of Stuart Rabner as Chief Justice and Lee Solomon as Supreme Court Justice. AFP opposes the reappointment of Chief Justice Rabner to the bench given his record as an activist jurist, particularly in the area of school funding. Press [...]