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Opinion: Let’s Leverage New Minimum-Wage Law to Get Some Key Facts
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | February 11, 2019 | Opinion
We have a rare opportunity to track the impacts of the minimum-wage increase on individuals, businesses, and the economy
Opinion: New Jersey Scores Another Own Goal with ‘Horrendous’ Tax Choices
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | July 9, 2018 | Opinion
Garden State’s competitiveness severely weakened by political leaders’ budget deal. Taking the easy way out, they made worst possible policy decisions
Opinion: Leap of Faith — Will Murphy’s Pension Bill CV Really Protect Taxpayers?
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | June 6, 2018 | Opinion
The governor has been lauded in the press for fixing a ‘terrible’ bill, but a closer look at the amended legislation raises additional questions and concerns
Opinion: Trenton's Circular Firing Squad
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | March 12, 2018 | Opinion
Democratic leaders compete to harm New Jersey's tax competitiveness
Opinion: Neocolonial Economics Along the Delaware, or …
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | March 1, 2018 | Opinion
… how the New Jersey-Pennsylvania reciprocal tax agreement keeps South Jersey down
Opinion: Two Wrongs Won't Make It Right
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | February 12, 2018 | Opinion
Using charities to restore SALT deductions is a gimmick that won't and shouldn't work
Opinion: Beyond the SALT Distraction …
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | February 6, 2018 | Opinion
… New Jersey must also respond to federal business tax changes
Opinion: Supersize Deductions to Cope with Higher Minimum Wage
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | December 12, 2017 | Opinion
Supersizing employer deductions for compensation could help jobs, consumers, and employers weather a much higher minimum wage
Opinion: National Tax Reform — Questions for New Jersey Residents
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | November 15, 2017 | Opinion
Asking the right questions can help New Jerseyans get a picture of how GOP-backed tax reform will impact them
Opinion: Blue State Bottleneck — New Jersey and the GOP Tax Reform Plan
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | October 10, 2017 | Opinion
The Republicans have released a nine-page document for 'fixing our broken tax code.' Here’s what it really says
Opinion: Amazon and Newark Perfect Together?
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | September 18, 2017 | Opinion
Why New Jersey’s largest city should make a serious bid to become site of e-commerce giant’s second North American headquarters
Opinion: Greening the Garden State Gas Tax
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | July 13, 2017 | Opinion
A revenue-neutral way for New Jersey to lead the way on carbon pricing
Explainer: Decoding NJ’s Budget Babble — a Dictionary of Useful Terms
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | June 9, 2017 | Explainer
Just in time for budget season, a cornucopia of helpful explanations and abstruse interpretations, from Appropriations Act to zero-based budgeting
Opinion: A New Jersey Voter’s Guide to State Tax Policy
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | May 12, 2017 | Opinion
The focus of New Jersey’s tax policy should be to avoid being notably uncompetitive, particularly within our region
Opinion: Is It Time for New Jersey to Create a Public Bank?
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | April 7, 2017 | Opinion
The state would be better served by focusing on the larger, more difficult task of reforming and improving its public banking institutions and programs
Opinion: Heads They Win, Tails You Lose
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | March 21, 2017 | Opinion
Police and fire unions’ power grab sticks New Jersey’s taxpayers with the pension bill
Opinion: The Coming Federalization of NJ Pension and Benefits Crisis
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | February 23, 2017 | Opinion
Notwithstanding the 10th Amendment, the federal government has repeatedly stepped in when the states’ political systems failed to bring about necessary action
Opinion: Boom, Bust, or Beware?
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | February 2, 2017 | Opinion
The impact of the GOP’s “border-adjusted” corporate tax plan on New Jersey
Opinion: Do We Need a Port Authority Police Department?
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | January 11, 2017 | Opinion
The PAPD’s dysfunction would be laughable were it not for the seriousness of its mission and the size of its budget
Opinion: Restoring Public Confidence in Trenton
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | November 23, 2016 | Opinion
The best way to restore residents’ confidence is for Trenton to demonstrate that it can function effectively and do at least a few of the things that need doing
Opinion: Not Happy With Election? Don't Wait for Viable 3rd Party in NJ
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | November 1, 2016 | Opinion
Daunting obstacles to mounting a challenge by a third party almost guarantee that the state’s two-party hegemony is here to stay — for the time being
Opinion: Memorandum on the Transportation Trust Fund Bill
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | October 7, 2016 | Opinion
Critical questions that our lawmakers should consider — and answer — before voting on the pending TTF legislation
Opinion: Look Before You Close That Loophole — Combined Reporting in NJ
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | September 14, 2016 | Opinion
Mandatory combined reporting would fundamentally reshape state’s approach to corporate taxation, with major implications for New Jersey’s business climate and economy
Opinion: Let Cooler Heads Prevail -- A Potential Deal on Pension Funding
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | July 12, 2016 | Opinion
Withdraw the proposed ballot question and instead adopt law that commits state to making annual normal contribution at the beginning of its fiscal year
Opinion: Funding Tax Fairness with Increase to State Sales Tax
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | June 13, 2016 | Opinion
It’s not likely to gain much traction, but boosting the state sales tax could go a long way to easing the Transportation Trust Fund crisis
Opinion: Twisted Tango Over the Hudson -- the Stalemate Over Port Authority Reform
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | May 11, 2016 | Opinion
Despite how legislators try to spin it, there’s no meaningful difference between the NJ and the NY port authority reform bills
Opinion: The Death of Coalition Politics in New Jersey and Across Our Nation
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | April 26, 2016 | Opinion
In its place, the rise of what some are calling “candidate-centered” politics
Opinion: When Not Losing is Winning -- Competition's Impact on NJ’s Tax Policies
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | March 29, 2016 | Opinion
New Jersey doesn’t have to win on taxes. It just has to avoid losing jobs and business
Opinion: Unintended Consequences -- The True Cost of $15 Minimum Wage
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | March 9, 2016 | Opinion
‘Proceed with caution’ is the best policy when it comes to guaranteeing a ‘living wage’ for New Jersey’s lowest-paid workers
Opinion: On Governing New Jersey -- The Legend of State Property Tax Relief
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | February 18, 2016 | Opinion
We expend too much political energy arguing over funding for local aid and popular direct-benefit programs that have no real impact on taxes.
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