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PSE&G's $8.1 billion investment in its infrastructure in New Jersey will end up boosting the state's economy
- Wednesday, August 27, 2014
- Linda Ross / The Record
PSE&G's $8.1 billion investment in its infrastructure in New Jersey will end up boosting the state's economy, creating thousands of jobs and generating revenue for the government, according a report released Wednesday.
- Monday, August 11, 2014
- Mark J. Magyar / NJ Spotlight
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
- Brent Johnson / The Star-Ledger
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
- Salvador Rizzo / The Star-Ledger
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
- Michael Aron / NJTV News
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.
- Tuesday, June 24, 2014
- Andrew George / NJBIZ
A large coalition of business groups, trade organizations and state legislators took to the Statehouse steps Tuesday in opposition to a budget proposal put forth by Senate and Assembly Democrats that would raise taxes on millionaires and businesses.