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Labor, Education & Pensions Issues

Urge Gov. Christie to Veto Union PLA Bill!

March 22, 2013 J,

UPDATE (4/15): Gov. Christie has issued an absolute veto on the PLA bill. Please contact the governor at 609-292-6000 to thank him for standing up for taxpayers on this issue! The Hurricane Sandy crisis shouldn’t be used to line the pockets of Big Labor Union Bosses and expand the use of cost-inflating Project Labor Agreements! [...]

Big Labor PLA Bill Targets Hurricane Sandy Relief!

January 11, 2013 J

Should the Hurricane Sandy crisis be used to benefit the state’s Big Labor union  bosses? That’s exactly what will happen unless Gov. Christie breaks out his veto pen! CLICK HERE to listen to the Taxpayer Minute spot on the Union PLA bill! Not Letting The Hurricane Sandy Crisis Go To Waste Late last year while people were [...]

Stop Trenton’s Minimum-Wage Hike

November 28, 2012 J

TAKE ACTION: Contact your Representatives in Trenton NOW and Tell Them to Vote NO on Job-Destroying Minimum-Wage Hike! New Jersey is still struggling with unemployment close to 10%, yet Trenton liberals are poised to make things worse by passing a whopping 17% increase in the state’s minimum-wage! Hiking New Jersey’s minimum-wage from $7.25 to $8.50 [...]

PR: Taking a “Leap” on Offshore Windmill Scheme Again Shown to Be a Loser for New Jersey Taxpayers

February 29, 2012 J

For Immediate Release – February 29, 2012

Americans for Prosperity: Taking a “Leap” on Offshore Windmill Scheme Again Shown to Be a Loser for New Jersey Taxpayers

Pro-Taxpayer Group Reiterates Call for State to Put a Stop to $100 Million Taxpayer-Subsidized Boondoggle

BOGOTA, NJ – For the second time this month, a study performed by outside consultants has determined that tens of millions of taxpayer dollars would be churned up by the state’s planned offshore windmill scheme. In response, Americans for Prosperity is reiterating its call for the state to pull the plug on this severely misguided, economically destructive project.

The proposal to install the wind turbines, submitted by Fishermen’s Atlantic, LLC, was once again panned, this time by the Boston Pacific Company, Inc., who completed a cost-benefit analysis of the plan on behalf of the BPU.

PR: AFP: No Way to Spin It, Offshore Windmill Scheme a Loser for New Jersey

February 15, 2012 J

For Immediate Release – February 15, 2011

Americans for Prosperity: No Way to Spin It, Offshore Windmill Scheme a Loser for New Jersey

State’s Leading Free-Market, Pro-Taxpayer Group Calls for State to Squash Plans for Multi-Million Dollar, Taxpayer-Subsidized Boondoggle

BOGOTA, NJ – Americans for Prosperity is reiterating its call for the state to kibosh a $100 million, taxpayer-subsidized offshore wind project, citing a recent report by state consultants that the plan would have devastating long-term consequences for the state.

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