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N.J. Proposal To Raise Tax On E-Cigarettes Met With Resistance By Small Business Group

The governor estimated raising the tax for electronic cigarettes to $2.70 like a that on a pack of conventional cigarettes could mean an additional $35 million in annual state revenue.

03/20/2014

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A Mileage Tax Monitored By Big Brother For All N.J. Drivers? It Could Happen

It’s a controversial proposal: Paying for every mile you drive to cover road repairs. While some say it’s necessary, others are saying it’s time to put the brakes on the idea.

05/21/2013

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Poll: N.J. Voters Oppose Plastic, Paper Bag Tax Proposal

A Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll released on Wednesday found that 56 percent of registered New Jersey voters oppose the measure. Less than four in 10 back the fee. But the bill’s sponsor State Sen. Bob Smith of Middlesex County said not enough is known about the proposal.

01/16/2013