1. Uncategorized

    Revisiting New Jersey’s Response to the Opioid Crisis

    August 11, 2023
    Fentanyl is an extremely potent synthetic opioid used to treat severe pain. While legally administered in many advanced medical cases, the illicit trade and consumption of the opioid cannot be overlooked. In New Jersey, fentanyl was found in the bodies…

    A Tax Deduction for Union Dues but Not NJ Charities?

    June 22, 2023
    Talk about misplaced priorities! It was reported this week that Assemblymembers Anthony Verrelli (D-Hunterdon/Mercer) and Raj Mukherji (D-Hudson) have introduced legislation that would allow union members to deduct 100% of their membership dues from their state income taxes. The bill…
  3. Governor Murphy, Public Spending, Uncategorized, GOVERNMENT THAT WORKS

    Study: New Jersey Ranks Low in Providing Value to Taxpayers

    March 27, 2023
    In defending New Jersey’s high taxes, Gov. Phil Murphy has often cited a “value proposition” of what state residents are receiving in return for their taxes, which rank among the highest in the nation. A new study challenges that assertion…
  4. Uncategorized, AFFORDABLE PLACE TO LIVE

    Is the Tax Reform Revolution Passing New Jersey By?

    March 16, 2023
    In a little more than a month, on April 18th, New Jerseyans will face the deadline to file their tax returns. Unlike their fellow Americans in dozens of states, Garden State residents will find very little has changed in a…
  5. Business Tax, Income Tax, Public Spending, Uncategorized, TRANSFORMING OUR BUSINESS CLIMATE

    Trenton’s “Free” Gimmicks May Cost New Jersey Towns Big Bucks – GSI

    July 7, 2022
    By William J. Smith, GSI Staff As part of New Jersey’s record $50.6 billion budget, the Legislature and Governor crowed about a series of one-shot gimmicks to address the state’s affordability crisis. Included in their definition of “relief” were a…