- Tuesday, July 1, 2014
During a television interview this morning, Gov. Chris Christie defended his decision to reduce payments to the public-worker pension system to balance the new state budget — and vowed to introduce more pension reforms at some point this summer.
- Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Business leaders and legislators appeared on the State House steps this morning to warn that a proposal to increase income taxes would hurt New Jersey's economy and job growth - essentially chasing high-income earners, and the taxes they pay, to more tax friendly states like Florida and Pennsylvania.
- Thursday, June 12, 2014
Hundreds of business leaders, legislators and state department heads packed the galleries and the outdoor pavilions of the New Jersey State Museum in Trenton on June 12 for the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce's 17th Annual Open House. It was the second consecutive year the event was held away from our Trenton offices - a result of the growing popularity of the event. As always, there was great food, drink and ample networking opportunities for everyone.
NJ Chamber President Tom Bracken's commentary in NJBIZ: "Drop the millionaire's tax, and nurture the economy."
- Monday, June 9, 2014
We have a short-term budget problem in New Jersey but a much more serious long-term fiscal problem. We can debate solutions to both, but there is only one solution that has received unanimous support for bringing New Jersey back to economic health.
The unquestioned solution is job growth.
- Friday, May 16, 2014
Neither of them said they necessarily supported an increase to the state gas tax. But both Assemblymen Gary Schaer, chair of the Assembly Budget Committee, and Declan O'Scanlon, the committee's ranking Republican, said a gas tax hike alone wouldn't answer the need to raise $1.6 billion for annual maintenance and improvements to the state's highways, bridges and mass transportation.
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