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AFP Open Letter Urges Transportation Committee to Put Everything on the Table

October 15, 2014

AFP Open Letter Urges Transportation Committee to Put Everything on the Table “Raising the gas tax is the easy choice, not the tough choice” MONMOUTH JUNCTION – Americans for Prosperity has sent an open letter to Chairman John Wisniewski and members of the Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee as a follow-up to yesterday’s hearing […]

AFP Calls for Comprehensive Audit of Transportation Trust Fund Spending

October 14, 2014

AFP Calls for Comprehensive Audit of Transportation Trust Fund Spending Pro-Taxpayer group says lawmakers owe it to taxpayers to address runaway costs PISCATAWAY – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading advocate for taxpayers, is calling for a comprehensive audit of the state’s Transportation Trust Fund. State director Daryn Iwicki, who testified at today’s special Assembly […]

AFP: Trenton’s Latest Mandate Enough to Make Millennials, Job Creators Sick

October 09, 2014

AFP: Trenton’s Latest Mandate Enough to Make Millennials, Job Creators Sick Pro-Taxpayer Groups Slams Push for Paid Sick Leave Mandate TRENTON – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading grassroots, free-market group, is sounding off today against yet another onerous mandate on the state’s entrepreneurs and job creators, Assembly Bill A2354, mandating paid sick leave. “As […]

Reason Foundation: NJ's Highway Costs Worst In Nation

September 30, 2014

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

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

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

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

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 […]

AFP: 29-Member Coalition Urges Gov. Christie to Support Death Tax Repeal

September 16, 2014

AFP: 29-Member Coalition Urges Gov. Christie to Support Death Tax Repeal TRENTON – On the heels of a press conference at the capitol yesterday, a broad coalition supporting the repeal of New Jersey’s death tax, or estate tax, is also calling on Gov. Christie to support the effort. A letter to the governor penned by […]

AFP Kicks Off Death Tax Repeal Effort In Trenton (Video)

September 16, 2014

A broad coalition convened on the capitol steps yesterday to begin a grassroots push to repeal New Jersey’s death tax, aka the estate tax. AFP was joined by state Sen. Steve Oroho (R-24) and Asm. Jay Webber (R-26), each of whom are primary sponsors of legislation to repeal the death tax over a five-year period […]