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Simon: $1.6 Billion Tax Increase Fails All N.J. Taxpayers

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Donna Simon, R-Hunterdon, Somerset, Mercer and Middlesex, issued the following statement after Senate Democrat leaders announced a $1.6 billion income and business tax increase to balance the FY15 budget: “The Democrats’ outrageous plan is a return to past policies and threatens to reverse most of the critical …

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Angelini: Democrats’ Plan Jeopardizes Middle-Class Jobs

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Deputy Conference Leader Mary Pat Angelini,R – Monmouth,issued the following statement after Senate Democrat leaders announced a $1.6 billion income and business tax increase to balance the FY15 budget: “The middle class needs jobs created and lower taxes, not the Democrats’ plan. Their massive tax increase piled …

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DeCroce Calls Senate Democrat Budget Proposal Plan a Job Killer

Source: Assembly Republican Press Conference – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce (R-Morris, Essex Passaic) said the Senate Democrats’ budget proposal that increase taxes and cuts business incentives by $1.6 billion is a “job killer” that will send more people to the unemployment line and keep them there. DeCroce, a member of the Commerce and Economic Development committee, …

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O’SCANLON APPLAUDS SENATE ACTION ON ARBITRATION BILL

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon praised the Senate’s speedy passage of the interest arbitration legislation. When police and fire companies become deadlocked in contact negotiations with their towns, they go to binding arbitration. Since 2011, arbitrators were limited to a maximum increase of 2 percent, but that law expired this April. Assembly …

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Casagrande: Taxpayer Exodus Will Continue

Press Release – (Trenton, NJ) – Assistant Assembly Republican Leader Caroline Casagrande, R-Monmouth, issued the following statement regarding the Senate Democrat’s FY15 budget proposal which calls for $1.6 billion in income and business tax increases: “Outward migration continues to be a serious problem for New Jersey. A recent survey by a national moving company shows …

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Rible: Senate Dem Budget Plan Targets Small Business Community

Press Release – (Trenton, NJ) – Assembly Republican Conference Leader David Rible, R-Monmouth and Ocean, issued the following statement regarding the Senate Democrat’s FY15 budget proposal which calls for $1.6 billion in income and business tax increases: “This is a job-killing proposal that makes New Jersey less competitive with other states. Any plan that targets …

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Muñoz: Raising Taxes on Job Creators Defies Logic

Press Release – (Trenton, NJ) – Assembly Deputy Republican Leader Nancy F. Muñoz, R-Union, Somerset and Morris, issued the following statement regarding the Senate Democrat’s FY15 budget proposal which calls for $1.6 billion in income and business tax increases: “The Democrats’ claims that our economy is failing are simply not true. The numbers out today …

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Rumana: Senate Dems Proposal to Raise Taxes a Job Killer

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Whip Scott Rumana, R-Passaic, Bergen, Essex, Morris Somerset, released the following statement after Senate Democrat leaders announced a $1.6 billion income and business tax increase to balance the FY15 budget: “As one of the most over-taxed states in the nation, increasing taxes is not the answer for creating …

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Bramnick: Democrats Have Taken “Florio” Approach to State’s Future

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick, R-Union, Morris and Somerset, issued the following statement after Senate Democrat leaders announced a $1.6 billion income and business tax increase to balance the FY15 budget: “The Democrats are taking the ‘Florio’ approach and raising taxes is not the answer. Instead, Democratic leadership should work …

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O’Scanlon: Arbitration Cap Fair to All Parties

Source: Times of Trenton – Below is a Letter to the Editor from Assembly Republican Budget Officer Declan O’Scanlon: The New Jersey General Assembly provided a good example of how government is supposed to work, last Monday, when both sides came together and approved legislation that restores a 2 percent cap on the amount arbitrators …

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