Archive for Tag: cost of living

Baby and pet essentials would be tax exempt under McCarthy Patrick proposals

TRENTON, N.J. – Residents struggling amid rising costs of living could find some relief in bills Assemblywoman Bethanne McCarthy Patrick introduced this week to make certain baby and pet supplies exempt from the state’s sales tax.  “The only permanent way to make New Jersey more affordable is to cut...

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Video: Why is NJ so damn expensive? Murphy administration making more residents low-income

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republicans explain how the cost of living increases under Gov. Phil Murphy are making more New Jersey residents low-income in the latest episode of “<Three” released Wednesday. Despite touting a ‘stronger and fairer New Jersey,’ 80% of the taxes Murphy has raised since taking office...

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