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Public Spending, Economic Opportunity for All

Friendly Fire: Unintended Consequences of NJ’s Death Tax

April 19, 2022
Garden State’s antiquated Death Tax disproportionally hurts working class residents As New Jerseyans recently rushed to complete their annual tax filings, many were reminded of an unfortunate reality – the Garden State remains one of just six states to collect…
Retirement, AFFORDABLE PLACE TO LIVE

Retirees and New Jersey: How we can be Perfect Together

November 22, 2021
Analysis highlights policy solutions to keep New Jersey Retirees close to their families As many New Jersey families gather around the Thanksgiving table this week, some grandparents will be travelling from their retirement in other states to see their families.…
Public Spending, Economic Opportunity for All

Toward a Fiscally Sustainable New Jersey: Analysis & Recommendations

September 22, 2021
Report Examines Failure Over the Last Decade to Address State’s Fiscal Crisis and Offers Policy Recommendations to Reverse Decline In a new research report, Toward a Fiscally Sustainable New Jersey: Analysis & Recommendations, the Garden State Initiative examines the lack…
Energy, GOVERNMENT THAT WORKS

New Jersey’s Energy Future: At What Cost to You?

August 4, 2021
Report Examines NJ’s Energy Master Plan, the Unanswered Questions on Impact to Residents, and Calls for Pause Until Cost Analysis is Completed In a new research report  New Jersey’s Energy Future: At What Cost to You? issued today, the Garden…