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What they’re saying: Reaction to the passage of the Legislature’s budget

Assemblyman Kevin Rooney (R-Wayne) “New Jersey is unaffordable for people and businesses, and the budget Democrats passed today doesn’t address that. The fewer jobs, slower wage growth and higher prices residents will have to pay because of these tax hikes will only make living here more difficult. “We heard calls from Democrat leadership on cutting […]

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GOP lawmaker: 3 weeks away from budget deadline, Murphy’s not in tune with taxpayers

Find the Op-Ed feature in the June 10, 2018 edition of the Star Ledger or online at By Kevin J. Rooney Will somebody please get serious about lowering taxes? A Monmouth University poll recently found the unsurprising fact that New Jerseyans are more concerned about their nation-high property taxes than any other issue in the state.  […]

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Hosting an event? You might try a winery, thanks to NJ law

Wineries not located on preserved land are not affected by the law, as they are generally restricted by town ordinances, not state law. “In our nation’s competitive environment, New Jersey ranks the sixth highest state in wine production because we do a good job in promoting agricultural tourism, such as this pilot program,” said Assemblyman […]

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