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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 Contact: Karla Bardinas 732-996-9789   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……

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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 Contact: Karla Bardinas 732-996-9789 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…

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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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Call Governor Murphy and Tell Him No New Taxes!

Call Governor Murphy and Tell Him No New Taxes!
June 26, 2018

  CALL GOVERNOR MURPHY AND TELL HIM NO NEW TAXES! Governor Murphy – 609-292-6000 Short Hills, NJ – Rosemary Becchi, President of Jersey First, today released the following statement regarding Governor Murphy’s proposed $1.7 billion tax increase. “If the debate in Trenton does not take a dramatic shift away from whether to raise taxes by…

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Hey Trenton – Put the Shovels Down – The Hole Is Deep Enough!

Hey Trenton – Put the Shovels Down – The Hole Is Deep Enough!
June 21, 2018

Introduction If you are a New Jersey resident or business owner, this statement will not surprise you — the New Jersey state tax system is broken.  The state’s personal income tax burden is the third highest in the country and its corporate income tax system is ranked the worst in the nation.  On top of…

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“Millionaires Tax” Not the NJ Fairy Tale Governor Murphy is Selling

“Millionaires Tax” Not the NJ Fairy Tale Governor Murphy is Selling
May 29, 2018

By Rosemary Becchi, J.D., L.L.M. We all know how the story goes: Steal from the rich and give to the poor. In the story, it’s noble and righteous for the hero to take these actions. So, it’s no surprise that Governor Phil Murphy believes he can sell New Jerseyans on an economic proposal known as…

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