1. property-tax

    New Jersey needs a plan to slay its property tax dragon

    June 30, 2022
    A few years ago, the Garden State Initiative looked at the total dollars collected by all state government agencies.  The staggering $117 billion price tag astounded everyone, including us. Since that time, the relative burden of our Property Tax portion of that…
  2. Income Tax

    Time for Pension Reckoning in New Jersey

    March 9, 2022
    New Jersey’s public-pension plans need fixing. As a report authored by one of us for the Garden State Initiative describes, increased benefits, subpar investment performance, and the state government’s failure to fund the plans fully have resulted in a system in worse…