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For NJ, It’s Always the Same Answer from Our State Government: Raise Taxes

NJ Chamber of Commerce President Tom Bracken spoke out against a proposed new tax on health insurance (in ROI-NJ here).  The new tax supposedly is to replace the federal tax that was repealed and shore…

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New Study: NJ’s Roads Among the Worst. But We Have No Money to Fix Them.

This won’t come as news to many NJ drivers, but NJ101.5 reported that a study by Copilot determined that 42.4 of NJ’s roads are in poor condition.  Only RI and CA were worse.  The national…

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New BEA Analysis Confirms NJ Public Pensions as Worst-Funded in Nation

And this was before COVID19 hit. The US Bureau of Economic Analysis did a laudable analysis of defined benefit pension plans across the country.  BEA used a constant set of methods and assumptions so that…

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NJLeftBehind on SPCNJ’s Response to Jersey Jazzman’s Flawed Defense of His Flawed Research

Thanks to NJLeftBehind for blogging and Tweeting  SPCNJ’s response to Jersey Jazzman’s flawed defense of his flawed research.  As usual, NJLeftBehind adds its own take and helpfully includes @stateaidguy in the thread. To reiterate: Jersey…

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“Jersey Jazzman” – Research Analyst For New Jersey Policy Perspective

SUNLIGHT POLICY CENTER OF NEW JERSEY WOULD LIKE TO INTRODUCE YOU TO…. . “JERSEY JAZZMAN” – RESEARCH ANALYST FOR NEW JERSEY POLICY PERSPECTIVE Policy is important. Policy affects people’s lives.  Policy is the anchor behind the…

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NJLeftBehind Posts SPCNJ’s New Research on NJ Teachers’ Sky-High Dues

Thanks to NJleftBehind for excerpting and posting SPCNJ’s newest report: “New Jersey Teachers’ Dues: Why Are They the Highest in the Nation and What Are They Paying For?“

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BuryPensions Highlights SPCNJ’s Report on NJ Teachers’ Highest-in-the-Nation Dues

Thanks to BuryPensions for highlighting SPCNJ’s newest report, “New Jersey Teachers’ Dues: Why Are They the Highest in the Nation and What Are They Paying For?“

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“New Jersey Teachers’ Dues: Why Are They The Highest In The Nation And What Are They Paying For?”

WE HAVE HEARD FROM NEW JERSEY TEACHERS – THEY WANT TO KNOW… WHERE DO THEIR UNION DUES GO? WELL, FINALLY, THEY HAVE ANSWERS – AND ALL THE DATA IS SOURCED AND FOOTNOTED.   SUNLIGHT POLICY…

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