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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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Kean, Webber join Pennacchio at patriotism-charged Morris County fundraiser WHIPPANY - Joe Pennacchio planned on talking about New Jersey politics, the usual "Trenton stuff", at his annual Republican fundraiser tonight -- but then he asked his wife for advice. (Brush/PolitickerNJ) http://www.politickernj.com/83166/kean-webber-join-pennacchio-patriotism-charged-morris-county-fundraiser Belgard slams MacArthur's pay equity positions; compares them...
By JEFF BRINDLE It is critical that the Legislature soon enact a pending bill that would ensure the state’s Gubernatorial Public Financing Program is available in the event of a special election for governor. Not only is there no current legal... Read More >
"Our future Senate President someday. We're going to keep banging away at that, Tom." - Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-26), referring to Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean, Jr. (R-21).- PolitickerNJ
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