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Insight to Action: Rich States Poor States-Webinar

September 09, 2014

Have you ever wondered why your state’s economy has been failing? Or on the other hand, why your region has been a hub for economic growth and prosperity? On Thursday, September 11, you will have these questions answered by ALEC’s Director of the Center for State Fiscal Reform and the Tax and Fiscal Policy Task [...]

Estate Tax Repeal Kickoff Event! Monday, Sept. 15 In Trenton!

August 27, 2014 J

Register here for our bus leaving from North Jersey! AFP will be holding a press event in Trenton on Monday, Sept. 15 at 12 noon to kick off our effort to repeal New Jersey’s estate tax. Today, New Jersey is only one of two states in the country with an estate and inheritance tax, otherwise [...]

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 – [...]