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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 [...]

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 [...]

Legislative Alert: Thursday, June 5

June 03, 2014 J,

Thursday’s agenda in the statehouse is a full one. AFP has highlighted the bills of most concern to taxpayers. Click here to see the full agenda and here for the state legislative website. ***Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 1:00 PM, Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ | Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul [...]

Legislative Alert: Monday, May 19

May 16, 2014 J,

Monday’s legislative agenda encapsulates much of what is wrong with Trenton. A slew of bad bills are up before various committees which are harmful to ratepayers and taxpayers, from bad housing and energy policy, to corporate welfare, to a tax on e-cigarettes. Senate Environment and Energy (Committee Room 10, 3rd Floor, 10AM) S1513: A bill [...]