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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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With the support of Gov. Chris Christie, Jamie Fox is on the fast track to get back to the Department of Transportation (DOT). The question is why?Read More >
Guv prospects Fulop and Sweeney add voices to Silva, Stack and striking 1199 SEIU workers UNION CITY – They tried out their blue collar tough guy tonsils today in front of a purple-shirted crowd of striking healthcare workers – two of three as-yet-undeclared Democratic candidates for governor: Jersey City...
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 >
“We’re going to hold the line until hell freezes over, and when hell freezes over, we’re going to hold the line on ice skates." - Assemblyman Raj Mukherji (D-31), at yesterday's SEIU 1199 rally.- PolitickerNJ
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