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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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Rosemary Becchi on The Joe Piscopo Show on 970 AM

Rosemary Becchi on The Joe Piscopo Show on 970 AM
May 16, 2018

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Rosemary Becchi Interview on New Jersey 101.5

Rosemary Becchi Interview on New Jersey 101.5
May 7, 2018

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Jersey First Joins the Fight for New Jerseyans on Tax Freedom Day

Jersey First Joins the Fight for New Jerseyans on Tax Freedom Day
May 3, 2018

Jersey First Joins the Fight for New Jerseyans on Tax Freedom Day SHORT HILLS, NJ, May 3, 2018 –“People are leaving New Jersey in droves. Businesses are closing. Yet, the Governor has more taxes on the way. It is time to draw a line in the sand and say enough is enough. That is why…

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A Stronger and Fairer New Jersey — But at What Cost?

A Stronger and Fairer New Jersey — But at What Cost?
March 29, 2018
By Rosemary Becchi, J.D., L.L.M.

New Jersey should be the land of opportunity for families, businesses, and individuals looking to pursue their own version of the American Dream.  Standing in the shadow of Lady Liberty, New Jersey should offer everything an individual could want — good schools, thriving businesses, beautiful farmland, big city excitement, small-town history, the Jersey Shore, casinos…

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Lawmakers should not lose sight of the big picture on tax reform

Lawmakers should not lose sight of the big picture on tax reform
November 13, 2017
By Rosemary Becchi, J.D., L.L.M.

The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill There is a reason why the U.S. has not seen a comprehensive overhaul of the U.S. tax code since 1986 — it’s hard.  The debate in recent months over tax reform serves as a reminder of what an enormous undertaking…

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