Energy Conference: Decarbonization - A Business Perspective REGISTER

Joseph Hernandez of WHYY Radio previewed the legislative hearings Tuesday, looking at the different aspects of Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed $32 billion budget, which would cover the nine months left in a difficult fiscal year.

Tax increases topped his list of what to watch for.

“Most of these taxes will make New Jersey less competitive,” said Chris Emigholz, vice president of government affairs for NJBIA. “We need to move away from the talk of ‘fair share’ or whether somebody can afford a tax and we need to think about the collateral damage that happens from taxes on the competitiveness of our economy.”

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