New Jersey News & Chamber Press Releases
- Monday, August 11, 2014
Faced with a pension crisis that imperils both future budgets and his presidential ambitions, Gov. Chris Christie once again is turning to a commission to provide policy options and political cover.
- 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.
- Monday, June 30, 2014
The governor has pledged to redline a package of tax hikes designed by Democrats and opposed by Republicans and business lobbyists. The likely targets are a bill to raise the income tax for any earnings above $1 million during three years, and another bill that imposes a 15 percent corporate-tax surcharge for a year.
- Wednesday, June 25, 2014
They assembled early at the State House, about 30 business leaders upset at the Democrats' call for tax hikes to balance the budget.
"We've had enough. The business community has had enough anti-business legislation," said New Jersey Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas Bracken.