Opinion

[OPINION] Raw Deal

robert_reich

About the only good thing that can be said about the budget deal just patched together by House Republican budget chair Paul Ryan and Senate Democratic budget chair Patty Murray is that the right-wing Heritage Foundation and the Koch brothers’ Americans for Prosperity oppose it.

The State We’re In: Take Action Now For Land’s Sake

Michele Byers

It’s been a strong year for sales tax collections, a sign that New Jersey’s economy is beginning to recover. The state collected 3.8 percent more in fiscal year 2013 than in the previous year. The first quarter of the new fiscal year was even better, with sales tax revenues up a robust 11 percent. And revenues from holiday spending are still rolling in!