Archive for the ‘Fiscal Reform’ Category

Governor Christie Proposes Budget and Reform Package

On February 22, Governor Christie introduced his proposed budget for the 2011-’12 Fiscal Year. The governor’s “Budget in Brief” can be downloaded at this link or viewed below, and a text of the budget address is available here. Download (PDF, 1.22MB) Budget highlights, The proposed budget would...
February 22nd, 2011 | Featured, Fiscal Reform, Policy | Read More

Entrepreneurs and Lower, Simpler Taxes Offer Path to Economic Growth

On October 7, a special committee of the General Assembly met to hear testimony on how to best address the economic downturn facing New Jersey. Jerry Cantrell, President of the Common Sense Institute of New Jersey, noted that the engine of job growth in New Jersey has been new businesses and the entrepreneurs...
October 11th, 2010 | Economic Development, Fiscal Reform, Jobs Watch, Policy, Taxation | Read More

The Crisis in Public Sector Pension Plans

A Blueprint for Reform in New Jersey The Mercatus Center at George Mason University unveiled a new report, highlighting New Jersey’s public employee pension crisis, and offering a path to meaningful reform. The report found that New Jersey’s five pension systems are underfunded by more than $170...
June 25th, 2010 | Economic Development, Fiscal Reform, Policy | Read More