Archive for Tag: ANCHOR

Stop phoning in tax relief gimmicks, DiMaio says

TRENTON, N.J. – Reminiscent of the impossibility of reaching a live human being at unemployment or motor vehicles during the pandemic, New Jersey residents now can’t get through to Gov. Phil Murphy’s new ANCHOR property tax savings hotline that supposedly went live this week. Homeowners have complained of calling...

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Taxpayers deserve better than bloated, backroom state budget, say Eulner and Piperno

TRENTON, N.J. – Despite Republican efforts to provide long-lasting and immediate tax relief, Democrats passed a record-high budget full of short-term gimmicks and backroom deals, say Assemblywomen Kim Eulner and Marilyn Piperno. “Like anyone that has followed New Jersey’s budget hearings this year, we have found ourselves frustrated by...

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Bigger rebates don’t fix New Jersey’s over taxation addiction, says Assembly GOP Leader

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio blasted the joint announcement of a bigger ANCHOR rebate program by Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President Nick Scutari and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin today. “Injecting steroids into Murphy’s recycled rebate program won’t get anyone more excited about it than when Murphy announced...

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DiMaio on Murphy’s ANCHOR program

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy announced a new property tax relief program this morning that would replace the homestead benefit program.  Assemblyman John DiMaio responded that state programs haven’t stopped property taxes from increasing. “The root causes of higher property taxes continue to be unaddressed,” said DiMaio (R-Warren), the...

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