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PR: “How Much Longer Will NJ Property Taxpayers Have Their Pockets Picked?”

 For Immediate Release – July 17, 2013 AFP: “How Much Longer Will NJ Property Taxpayers Have Their Pockets Picked?” Pro-Taxpayer Group Calls for End to Redistributionist School Aid Formula in Wake of Latest Scandal BOGOTA, NJ – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading pro-taxpayer group, is calling for an end to the state’s redistributionist school [...]

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Reason Foundation: NJ’s Highway Costs Worst In Nation

September 30, 2014 J,

New Jersey spends more on our highway system than any state in the nation by far — a staggering $2.02M per mile! This according to the Reason Foundation’s 21st Annual Report on the Performance of State Highway Systems (1984–2012) released in September. The report rates each state’s overall performance utilizing “11 category rankings,” including “highway [...]

AFP Urges Legislature To Stand For Debt Accountability

September 25, 2014 J

AFP Urges Legislature To Stand For Debt Accountability TRENTON – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading advocate for taxpayers, is urging members of the Legislature to override Gov. Christie’s absolute veto of a measure aimed at providing policymakers and the public with a detailed analysis of the state’s indebtedness. AFP state director Daryn Iwicki has [...]

AFP Blasts Chivukula Nomination to Serve as BPU Commissioner

September 19, 2014 J

AFP Blasts Chivukula Nomination to Serve as BPU Commissioner Pro-taxpayer group says Assemblyman has “One of the worst, anti-ratepayer track records of any member of the Legislature” TRENTON – Americans for Prosperity is slamming Gov. Christie’s nomination of Asm. Upendra Chivukula (D-17) to serve as a Commissioner on the Board of Public Utilities (BPU). AFP [...]

AFP Endorses McHose-Space School Funding Amendment

September 18, 2014 J,

AFP Endorses McHose-Space School Funding Amendment Voters Deserve Say on Number One Driver of High Property Taxes TRENTON – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading advocate for taxpayers, is endorsing a proposed constitutional amendment introduced last week by Asw. Alison McHose (R-24) and Asm. Parker Space (R-24). The amendment, ACR-16, subject to voter approval, would [...]

AFP Applauds Congressman Lance For Backing Death Tax Repeal

September 17, 2014 J

AFP Applauds Congressman Lance for Backing Death Tax Repeal MONMOUTH JUNCTION – Americans for Prosperity applauds Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) for calling for death tax repeal. Yesterday, Congressman Lance announced that he has joined a coalition of thirty lawmakers asking the leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives to bring to a vote a repeal [...]