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Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-Morris) stated the following about today’s Senate Budget & Appropriations Committee vote on New Jersey’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) program:
“Today’s committee vote to reinstate the EITC this year was political smoke and mirrors, considering the state does not have the roughly $60 million necessary to fund this program.
“Instead of wasting time, trying to score political points, legislative Democrats should compromise to responsibly increase the state’s minimum wage and EITC. (more…)
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Travelling in Colorado today, Gov. Chris Christie, head of the Republican Governors Association, called Colorado's governor's race "winnable for Republicans" and pledged to visit the state often in support of GOP gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez.Read More >
Between RGA gigs, Christie doesn't skip a beat bashing Trenton Dems at seaside LGI town hall LONG BEACH ISLAND – Gov. Chris Christie squeezed LBI between trips to IowaNew HampshireConnecticut and – tomorrow – Colorado – just long enough to puncture his favorite Trenton-based targets in front of a...
By JEFF BRINDLE Much has been written about the magnitude of campaign spending by independent special interest groups. But until now, there has been little discussion about the impact. During the 2012 Presidential and Congressional contests,... Read More >
“We lived up to our end of the bargain. He didn’t live up to his end of the deal.” - Ed Connolly, president of the New Jersey Firemen’s Benevolent Association.- The Bergen Record
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