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Testimony of Rosemary Becchi, President of Jersey First

Testimony of Rosemary Becchi, President of Jersey First
March 27, 2019

New Jersey Assembly Budget Committee FISCAL YEAR 2020 STATE BUDGET Testimony of Rosemary Becchi, President of Jersey First 44 Main Street, Suite 3 Millburn, NJ 07041   Good day, Chairwoman Pintor Marin and members of the committee. Thank you for allowing me to testify on the proposed Fiscal Year 2020 New Jersey State Budget. My…

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NJ Homeowners & Families Ignored Again By Gov. Murphy

NJ Homeowners & Families Ignored Again By Gov. Murphy
March 5, 2019

For Immediate Release Increased Taxes, Added Spending in 2020 State Budget Will Continue to Make New Jersey Unaffordable By Rosemary Becchi, J.D., L.L.M. Millburn, NJ – The struggle to make New Jersey more affordable for homeowners, families and small business owners suffered another major setback today, as Governor Phil Murphy proposed a new State Budget…

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Op-Ed on NJ Budget Process

Op-Ed on NJ Budget Process
February 27, 2019
Rosemary Becchi
President of Jersey First

As first appeared on NJ.com: Wouldn’t it be great if we could ignore our rent or mortgage payment, forget about the utility bills and just spend money on whatever we want, hoping our income over the year will eventually cover it all? Sounds great, but as New Jerseyans we know it isn’t wise or responsible….

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Movin’ Out: New Jersey Tops List of Outbound Population Migration, According to New Study

Movin’ Out: New Jersey Tops List of Outbound Population Migration, According to New Study
January 7, 2019

More residents moved out of NJ than any other state in 2018, according to United Van Lines National Study.  It’s time to lower taxes, cap spending and fight to make NJ affordable to live, work and play.  Join us in putting Jersey First.  www.jerseyfirst.org NEW JERSEY — More residents moved out of New Jersey than any other state…

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Jet Fuel Tax Does Not ‘Open New Jersey for Business’

Jet Fuel Tax Does Not ‘Open New Jersey for Business’
October 29, 2018

For Immediate Release Jet Fuel Tax Does Not ‘Open New Jersey for Business’ By Rosemary Becchi, J.D., L.L.M. Did you hear it? That whoosh sound in the sky. No, it’s not planes from Newark – it’s the sound of more jobs, people, and money leaving New Jersey. Let’s be clear… to fix New Jersey’s flailing…

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Candidates Asked to Sign “The Jersey First Pledge”

Candidates Asked to Sign “The Jersey First Pledge”
October 17, 2018

For Immediate Release Candidates Asked to Sign “The Jersey First Pledge” Lower Taxes, Cap State Spending, Open for Business    Millburn, New Jersey –  Rosemary Becchi, President of Jersey First, today released ‘The Jersey First Pledge’. The Pledge, which can be signed by public officials, candidates, business leaders, community leaders, and New Jersey citizens, highlights…

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Jersey First Welcomes Janice M. Fields as Director of Community Relations

Jersey First Welcomes Janice M. Fields as Director of Community Relations
September 17, 2018

Short Hills, New Jersey – Jersey First is proud to announce the hiring of Janice M. Fields as Director of Community Relations. She will oversee Jersey First’s community outreach efforts in helping us deliver our vision for a more affordable New Jersey. “Janice is a relationship builder with a career dedicated to community service. We…

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Jersey  First  Expands  Leadership  Team Laura  Janay  and  Rob  Zwigard  Named  as  Finance  Co-Chairs

Jersey First Expands Leadership Team Laura Janay and Rob Zwigard Named as Finance Co-Chairs
July 11, 2018

Short Hills, NJ – Jersey First, a non-profit organization that is fighting for lower taxes and sound economic policies in New Jersey, announced today the appointment of both Laura Janay and Rob Zwigard as Finance Co-Chairs for Jersey First. “We are thrilled to have Laura and Rob join Jersey First to help us in our…

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“THE MONEY GOES IN ONE POCKET AND OUT THE OTHER”

“THE MONEY GOES IN ONE POCKET AND OUT THE OTHER”
June 27, 2018

“THE MONEY GOES IN ONE POCKET AND OUT THE OTHER” Jersey First Hosts Tele-Town Hall for New Jersey Residents to Discuss Governor Murphy’s Proposed 1.7 Billion Tax Increase with Special Guest Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean, Jr. Short Hills, NJ – In an effort to keep New Jersey residents informed about ongoing State Budget negotiations…

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