Archive for Tag: health insurance premiums

Thomson says energy tax receipts must offset employee health care hikes

TRENTON, N.J. – With the State Health Benefits Commission approving health care rate hikes of 23% for local government employees, Assemblyman Ned Thomson is demanding that energy tax receipts be paid in full to municipalities to offset the expected property tax increases. “The state has essentially been playing Judas...

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DiMaso and Scharfenberger condemn ‘ridiculous’ new health insurance tax

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso and Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger condemned the passage of legislation Thursday that would assess a new tax on health insurance premiums:  “During these extremely difficult financial times, adding new taxes to families is unconscionable,” said DiMaso (R-Monmouth).  “The health industry is already losing money...

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