New Jersey elected officials have six months to decide whether to renew the state’s generous tax-incentive program, which has approved $8 billion in tax credits since 2010 but failed to lure Amazon to Newark. Two of the state’s biggest tax-credit programs, including one that provides tax breaks to companies that promise to create jobs, are set to expire in June. Gov. Phil Murphy, a Democrat, has criticized big-ticket incentive packages and proposed restructuring and capping tax-credit awards.... … [Read more...] about Clock Running Out on New Jersey’s Corporate Tax Credits
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Democrat Josh Gottheimer will defeat Republican Scott Garrett in New Jersey’s 5th District, The Associated Press projects. Gottheimer led Garrett, 51 percent to 47 percent, with 97 percent of precincts reporting. [Election Results 2016] Coming into Election Day, this traditionally Republican district was rated Tilts Democrat by The Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report/Roll Call. Democrats made Garrett a top target this year, with the Democratic super PAC House Majority PAC debuting its first general election ad of the year here. Democrats seized on comments Garrett made last year about not paying his National Republican Congressional Committee dues out of protest of the committee’s support for gay candidates. In one brutal ad called “Dixie,” HMP suggested that Garrett was a better fit for Alabama than northern New Jersey. [Don’t Blame Trump for These Imperiled Republicans] Garrett’s comments … [Read more...] about Republican Scott Garrett Defeated in New Jersey’s 5th District
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index New York Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today's Paper Advertisement Supported by ByArun Venugopal Aug. 14, 2018 In the 1980s, when Sikh immigrants from India began arriving in New Jersey in significant numbers, they lacked a proper house of worship, so they set up a tent on a patch of dirt and began to pray. Much has changed since then. The tent in Glen Rock, a town in northern New Jersey, has been replaced by an imposing gurudwara, or temple, with a red brick facade and white domes. The congregation that once comprised 10 families now has hundreds of families drawn from across New Jersey and New York, two states that have among the largest populations of Sikhs in the country. Today, after a long history of dealing with bigotry, Sikhs have begun to acquire power. The worshipers in Glen Rock include Gurbir Grewal, New Jersey’s attorney general, and Ravi Bhalla, the mayor of … [Read more...] about Their First Temple Was a Tent. Now Sikhs Walk New Jersey’s Halls of Power.
Nearly two years ago, a liberal former Goldman Sachs executive named Phil Murphy outmaneuvered New Jersey’s longtime state Senate president, Steve Sweeney, in the run-up to the Democratic gubernatorial primary, virtually ending the contest before it began. It turned out the real fight wouldn’t play out until this year, as Murphy tried to pass his first budget and faced opposition from Sweeney at every turn.Story Continued Below On Saturday, the deepening tensions between the two men came within six hours of shutting down New Jersey’s government for the second time in two years. The fight between the first-year governor and veteran legislator over the state budget, which ended in a last-minute deal Saturday evening, was about more than egos. It was a power struggle to determine who will control Trenton over the next four years, and the ideological bent that control will take. The feud has threatened to put a damper on the liberal agenda Murphy and his supporters … [Read more...] about New Jersey’s top Democrats reach an uneasy accord
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest New Jersey's Cory Booker talks about life, losses, mentors and how he became a U.S. senator New Jersey’s Cory Booker is a rising star in the world of U.S. politics. USA TODAY caught up with Sen. Booker to chat about everything from his failed mayoral run in 2002 and Oscar nominations to leading with love and his favorite podcasts. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 2 Join the Nation's Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Susannah Hutcheson, Special for USA TODAY Published 8:27 a.m. ET April 24, 2018 | Updated 2:00 p.m. ET April 24, 2018 CLOSE Possibly looking at a 2020 presidential run, Democratic New Jersey Senator Cory Booker says he will no … [Read more...] about New Jersey’s Cory Booker talks about life, losses, mentors and how he became a U.S. senator