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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 [...]

Public Hearing Set for 6/16 On Wasteful Open Space Bill

June 11, 2014 J,

Highlighting the bills of most concern to taxpayers for Thursday, June 12 and Monday, June 16. To see the full agenda for these legislative days, visit the state legislative website or click here for the legislative calendar. ***A public hearing will be held on a critical open space measure on Monday morning before the Senate [...]


June 05, 2014

What does the American Dream mean to you? For most of us it means the opportunity to pursue our dreams, achieve earned success and enjoy the fruits of our labor. And then when we leave this world being able to pass along our cherished possessions to our next of kin. But here in New Jersey, [...]