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AFP Says It’s Time for Change: New Jersey Has Nation’s Latest Tax Freedom Day

April 01, 2015

AFP: Unacceptable that New Jersey has Nation’s Latest Tax Freedom Day Tax Freedom Day in NJ comes on May 13, 4 days later than in 2014 MONMOUTH JUNCTION – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading grassroots advocate for taxpayers, is responding to news that New Jersey has the latest Tax Freedom Day in the nation, […]

AFP Op-Ed: New Jersey advocates of solar energy projects haven’t seen the light

March 31, 2015

The following op-ed appeared in the Times of Trenton: Move over, Bridgegate. Solargate is upon us. Free-market advocates have long warned of the dangers posed by government mandates and subsidies for expensive solar and wind power. Unfortunately, taxpayers and freeholders in Morris, Somerset and Sussex counties are now learning the hard way. In 2011, the […]

AFP-New Jersey Announces Erica Klemens as New State Director

March 26, 2015

MONMOUTH JUNCTION – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading grassroots advocate for taxpayers, is announcing a change in leadership this week. Erica Klemens, most recently Deputy Chief of Staff to Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, will take the helm of the state chapter in place of Daryn Iwicki, who will assume a new role with Americans for […]

AFP: Wisniewski’s TTF “Road Show” an Insult to Taxpayers

March 19, 2015

AFP: Wisniewski’s TTF “Road Show” an Insult to Taxpayers TRENTON – Americans for Prosperity is lambasting Assembly Transportation Committee John Wisniewski (D-19) for putting on a “show” by convening yet another hearing on the Transportation Trust Fund today as he angles to sock motorists with a 25-cent per gallon gas tax hike. “While Asm. Wisniewski […]

AFP Weighs in on FY 2016 Budget at Assembly Hearing

March 18, 2015

AFP Weighs in on FY 2016 Budget at Assembly Budget Hearing Free-Market Group Urges Spending Reductions, Tax Relief and Addressing State’s Pension Crisis PATERSON – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading grassroots advocate for taxpayers, says New Jersey is at an “economic precipice” and urged lawmakers today to pursue an agenda of spending reductions, tax […]