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Author Archives: Daniel J. Munoz

Sweeney hits back at Murphy over stance on NJ Transit woes

“It was so disappointing to see the reaction from the administration to try to cast blame,” Senate President Stephen Sweeney told reporters following a luncheon event from the Morris County Chamber of Commerce. “So for them to react that way just tells you they’re not doing enough to fix what’s wrong here.”

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Booker rakes in $6M, money needed to stay in presidential race

U.S. Sen. and 2020 Democratic Presidential candidate Cory Booker in Iowa.

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker raised $6 million between July and September, his campaign announced on Tuesday, still far below Democratic presidential frontrunner Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. The Newark-native’s campaign manager, Addisu Demissie, said much of that money was driven by a 10-day fundraising surge of over $2 million as they pushed for $1.7 million to stay in the race and ...

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Governor floats expanding state’s film tax credit program

The Murphy administration is floating the prospect of expanding New Jersey’s film tax credit program so that it could last much longer and projects can win larger grants, reasoning that the state stands to benefit from the typically longer-lasting television productions that otherwise might not have as much use for the incentive. Gov. Phil Murphy said at an economic development ...

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Federal judge tosses legal challenge on SALT deduction cap

A federal judge Monday threw out a suit by New Jersey and several other states challenging the $10,000 federal cap on state and local property tax decisions – which Congress enacted in 2017. New Jersey officials joined Connecticut, Maryland and New York earlier this year in federal court to stop the Internal Revenue Service and U.S. Treasury from enforcing the ...

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