Archive for Tag: American Rescue Plan

Barranco calls for fairness, transparency in distributing remaining Covid funds

TRENTON, N.J. – As the remaining $1 billion in federal Covid relief funds gets earmarked, that decision-making process must be fair and transparent says Assemblyman Christian Barranco. Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration has been criticized by lawmakers and advocacy groups for its lack of forthrightness in how and why it spent...

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GOP leaders push for tax cut package in budget

TRENTON, N.J. – In response to surging state revenues and record-high inflation, Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio and Assembly Budget Officer Hal Wirths on Tuesday announced a four-point plan that would provide residents immediate relief in this year’s state budget and achieve sustainable tax reforms. “Taxpayers can’t wait for...

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