Archive for Tag: taxpayers

Scharfenberger: Murphy’s budget balloon is full of hot air & ready to pop

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger criticized Governor Phil Murphy’s latest budget proposal as further sinking the state economy in the wake of unrelenting lockdown measures, colossal borrowing plans, and a lack of real savings. “New Jersey’s economy was decimated long before the coronavirus pandemic became the scapegoat,” said...

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No reason Murphy can’t go to voters for borrowing after budget extensions, says Assembly GOP Budget Officer

ALLAMUCHY, N.J. – Once again Democrats are only considering increasing debt and raising taxes to address New Jersey’s fiscal problems. Gov. Phil Murphy has proposed bypassing voters to fund the state budget by asking for a multi-billion-dollar federal loan. Assemblyman Hal Wirths says that voters should be given the...

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Assembly passes Wirths and Space bill prohibiting public contracts for those banned from federal contracts

TRENTON, N.J. – Under a bill (A3745/S2469) passed by the Assembly today and sponsored by Assemblymen Hal Wirths and Parker Space, a person debarred from contracting with the federal government will be prohibited from contracting for any public work in New Jersey. The bill now goes to the governor...

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Assembly passes Dunn legislation helping taxpayers see savings through shared services

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly passed a measure (A2972/S1298), sponsored by Assemblywoman Aura Dunn, that allows municipalities to include the amount saved through shared services on property tax bills. The bill now goes to the governor for his signature. “The bill would allow fiscally responsible towns to show taxpayers...

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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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