Archive for Tag: tax fairness

Bramnick addresses progressive push for $3 billion in new taxes

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican leader Jon Bramnick responded to progressive advocates’ demands for $3 billion in new taxes at a press conference in Trenton Monday. He said Murphy has adopted these groups, and his budget will reflect their radical proposals. “Once the election was over in November, once...

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DePhillips and DiMaso to create a tax cut caucus in Trenton

TRENTON, N.J. – In order to force Trenton to consider the real concerns of residents, Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips and Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso announced the creation of a tax cut caucus that would fight for state taxpayers who are overburdened by the Democrats’ tax-and-spend policies. “It’s time we talk affordability...

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Munoz: Governor’s demand to put opioid tax back in budget is unconscionable

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy held a press conference today to bemoan the Legislature’s failure to include a tax on pharmaceutical companies that manufacture and distribute opioids in the state budget they passed last week. A vocal opponent to the measure, Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz called Murphy’s continued demand...

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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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Munoz calls Murphy’s plan to tax prescriptions immoral and ineffective

TRENTON, N.J. – Murphy’s FY2020 budget is projecting $21.5 million in revenue from legislation that has yet to be introduced but would tax pharmaceutical companies that manufacture and distribute opioids. During today’s budget hearing with Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio, Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz questioned why the Murphy administration continues to...

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Republican Leader rolls out 14-foot list of new taxes passed by Democrats in GOP web ad

TRENTON, N.J. – How many new taxes have been passed since the Democrats took control of the legislature? Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick rolls out a 14-foot list of 135 new taxes passed since 2002 in a GOP web ad posted this week. WATCH: How many new taxes are...

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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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