Archive for Tag: taxes

GOP leaders blast Murphy’s budget for increasing taxes, spending and lack of reforms

TRENTON, N.J. – In their response to Gov. Phil Murphy’s fiscal 2021 budget message to the Legislature Tuesday, Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick and Assemblyman Hal Wirths, the Republican budget officer, criticized the six new taxes and fees, $2.2 billion spending increase and lack of any relief for New...

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Bramnick tells Trenton Democrats: Change course now to keep New Jerseyans in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. – In response to a Bloomberg state-to-state migration study that found New Jersey to be one of the biggest losers of income, Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick issued a warning to Trenton Democrats. “To avoid losing more residents, we need to stop these tax-and-spend policies now,” said...

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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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DePhillips says residents drowning in taxes, pushes towns to pledge no rain tax

TRENTON, N.J. – In an effort to provide relief to taxpayers, Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips pushes towns to pledge against passing a rain tax. “Over the past few days I have joined Assemblyman Ryan Peters by imploring municipalities to oppose the rain tax by taking the ‘no rain tax’ pledge...

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Bramnick: New Jersey loses 9,300 private sector jobs because we are the highest taxed state in the region

TRENTON, N.J. –The state has the worst business climate in the region. “New Jersey lost 9,300 private sector jobs last month because of tax madness,” said Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick. “The national economy achieved job growth, but our numbers haven’t been this bad since 2011.” New Jersey’s taxes...

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DiMaio pens op-ed urging taxpayers to speak out for paying billions more under Murphy

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. – Assemblyman John DiMaio (R-Warren), the Republican budget officer, penned an op-ed for The Star-Ledger Wednesday encouraging New Jerseyans to attend public hearings on the state budget to speak out against the Democrats’ tax increases while the biggest problem is that our state is too expensive in...

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