New Jersey has the highest per capita property taxes in the country — see 2017 average property for every state municipality below — yet all one reads about are the elected officials arguing about which other taxes need to be raised. The professionals are right, New Jersey has an addiction to spending and we need an intervention.
"The top concern on the minds of New Jerseyans is the perennial issue of property taxes, with 45 percent calling it one of the most important issues facing the state," writes Christian Hetrick about the new Monmouth University poll.
Editorial: "Now that they have the governorship as well as control of the Legislature, the state’s Democrats have wasted no time increasing the burden on New Jersey’s heavily regulated and taxed businesses."
Andrew Soergel reports on the latest Mercatus Center rankings of state fiscal health. No surprise, New Jersey is last.
Political consultants Mike DuHaime, a Republican, and Julie Roginsky, a Democrat, welcome the presence of the Garden State Initiative in the state debate.
GSI President Regina Egea tells Zachary Williams that Gov. Murphy's proposed tax hikes will hurt the middle class and not just millionaires.
ROI-NJ excerpts the opening statements of economists Arthur Laffer and James Wetzler, who spoke at the GSI Economic Policy Forum.
GSI President Regina Egea fires back at a political operative who wants to knock the spirit of bi-partisanship and open discussion displayed at the Economic Policy Forum.
Michael Aron, NJTV's chief political correspondent, gives his take on the GSI Economic Policy Forum, from famed economist Arthur Laffer’s comparison of New Jersey to a drug addict to the running debate on taxes.
James Freeman, assistant editor of The Wall Street Journal's editorial page, was among the speakers at GSI's Economic Policy Forum on May 2. He wrote about his experience at the forum in his "Best of the Web" column.
GSI President Regina Egea discusses the state's fiscal problems and possibilities with Larry Mendte, host of "Jersey Matters."
Gerber, the baby-products giant, is moving its corporate headquarters from Florham Park to Northern Virginia, writes Patricia Sullivan. The move affects about 175 workers.
The Bond Buyer's Andrew Coen talks to GSI President Regina Egea about restructuring New Jersey’s corporate incentive program.
New Jersey already has the highest property taxes in the nation and they may be rising, writes Colleen O'Dea.
President Trump campaigned on running government more like a business. Is that possible? That’s the question from Andrew Feldman and Jim Manzi.
Washington Examiner's Joseph Lawler quotes GSI President Regina Egea on the problems inherent in Gov. Murphy's idea of a state bank.
GSI President Regina Egea weighs in on the topic of budget extremism in this editorial from ROI-NJ.
In this podcast, GSI President Regina Egea talks about her experiences as a woman in the corporate world and in state government.
The Bond Buyer's Andrew Coen interviewed GSI President Regina Egea to get her view on Gov. Murphy's pick of Kevin Corbett to head NJ Transit
In his inaugural address, Gov. Phil Murphy received many standing ovations, but he is facing myriad crises, writes Samantha Marcus in NJ.