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New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

N.J. Budget Committees Advance Bills To Raise Taxes On Corporations, High Earners

The New Jersey State Assembly budget committee on Tuesday night advanced bills to raise taxes on corporations and the wealthy, as an alternative to Gov. Chris Christie’s plan to slash the state’s contribution to public employee pension funds.

06/24/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Urges State Legislature To Approve City Tax Hike To Fund Pre-K Plan

An interagency report released Monday says the program would reach 54,000 children who need it by September. By the 2015-16 school year, it would be available to all 73,000 eligible children.

01/27/2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Governor's Office)

Report: Cuomo Shoots Down Plan To Tighten Alcohol Regulations, Raise Taxes

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday rejected proposals by a health panel that would have increased taxes and regulations on alcohol, according to a published report.

12/03/2012

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file / credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Speaker Quinn Says She’ll Put Brakes On NYC Property Tax Hike

As Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces tax cuts for many people New York State, there are reports that Mayor Michael Bloomberg is looking to raise property taxes in New York City to fill a budget hole that would result in deep cuts at city agencies.

12/07/2011

Property Taxes (credit: AP)

NJ Residents Vote Against Exceeding Property Tax Caps

New Jersey voters were not generous when it came to exceeding the new two percent property tax caps in school elections. They rejected increases in 12 of 14 municipalities that had referenda.

04/28/2011

Property Taxes (credit: AP)

State OK’s Big Property Tax Hike In Camden

New Jersey’s Local Finance Board agreed Friday to lift the cap on Camden’s property-tax increases. That means the hike, which could raise $4.2 million, would take effect once the City Council approves the municipal budget.

01/29/2011

Property Tax

Camden Considering Big Property Tax Hike

The tax increase plan comes just after the city government slashed it work force, laying off 400 employees including nearly half the police officers.

01/28/2011

Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) (Credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Local Lawmakers Split Over Steady Tax Rates Deal

It comes a little more than a week after President Obama struck a deal with Republicans, but liberal Democrats have been strongly opposed to the deal.

12/17/2010

Property Taxes (credit: AP)

Nassau Cty. Faces Biggest Property Tax Disparities

Thousands of Nassau County homeowners are dealing with some of the widest tax disparities ever, WCBS 880’s Mike Xirinachs reports.

11/21/2010