Archive for Tag: affordability

Bramnick fights to fix high-density housing, taxes, out-of-control spending before July

TRENTON, N.J. – The state Legislature has two scheduled voting sessions before the end of this fiscal year on June 30. Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick is urging Democrats to prioritize the needs of taxpayers and make New Jersey more affordable before it’s too late. “There are very few...

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Bramnick tells Trenton Democrats: Change course now to keep New Jerseyans in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. – In response to a Bloomberg state-to-state migration study that found New Jersey to be one of the biggest losers of income, Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick issued a warning to Trenton Democrats. “To avoid losing more residents, we need to stop these tax-and-spend policies now,” said...

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Rooney warns Murphy’s runaway spending assures even higher taxes for weary New Jerseyans

PATERSON, N.J. – Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney warned the state’s economy is in danger without meaningful spending cuts after attending Gov. Phil Murphy’s invitation-only budget roundtable for Passaic County elected officials. “The governor is doing the same old song-and-dance and spending millions of dollars the state doesn’t have,” said...

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Rooney writes prescription for NJ commuters’ ‘congestion’ symptoms

TRENTON, N.J. – New York City will begin charging drivers for entering lower Manhattan next year. Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney has drafted legislation to mitigate the impact of so-called congestion pricing on New Jersey commuters who travel to the city every day. Rooney’s bill creates a commission to study...

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Wirths, Space want action on bills reforming municipal courts, saving taxpayer money

SPARTA, N.J. – New Jersey has too many local courts and taxpayers are shelling out too much money to sustain them, Assemblymen Parker Space and Hal Wirths said today. “The cost to run things like this is out of control,” said Space (R-Sussex). “The state doesn’t reimburse towns for...

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DiMaso op-ed seeks audits to ensure taxpayer money is being spent responsibly

HOLMDEL, N.J. – Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso wrote an op-ed for the Asbury Park Press calling for audits of every department in state government after Gov. Phil Murphy “found” $1 billion to spend on his agenda items. DiMaso’s plan requires the Legislature to review the audit results. State needs departmental audits,...

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