tax hikes

Christie vetoes tax hikes
As he vowed to do, Gov. Chris Christie signed a balanced $32.5 billion state budget into law Monday, but not before he cut two tax increases Democrats inserted to generate revenue to fully fund their year's public employees' pension fund payment.
Tax Veto Pros & Cons
There are two tax increases included in the $34.1 billion Democrat-sponsored state budget approved Thursday, and Gov. Chris Christie has repeatedly promised to veto both of them. One veteran New Jersey political expert said there is an upside and a downside for the governor if he follows through on …