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New Jersey pension plans are 36% funded, study finds

The funded ratio of the New Jersey public pension plans stands at 36%, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on fiscal-year 2017 data.

Cumberland rated least livable among New Jersey counties, study finds

Cumberland was ranked New Jersey’s worst county to live in, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of regions with the poorest quality of life within all 50 states.

New Jersey ranks 27th highest on distilled spirits taxes

The state distilled spirits excise taxes in New Jersey ranked 27th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

$570,745 in annual income gets you into New Jersey’s top 1% club, study finds

Bring in at least $570,745 in yearly income, and you’ll be among the top 1 percent of earners in New Jersey, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the ultra wealthy in every state.

New Jersey ranks 24th highest on wine taxes, study finds

The state wine excise taxes in New Jersey ranked 24th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

New Jersey ranks 30th highest on state and local sales taxes, study finds

The combined state and average local sales taxes in New Jersey ranked 30th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on July 2019 data.

New Jersey ranks 42nd highest on beer taxes, study finds

The state beer excise taxes in New Jersey ranked 42nd in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

New Jersey has 12th highest identity theft rate among the 50 states, study finds

New Jersey finished 12th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of identity theft rates across the nation.

By the Numbers: New Jersey among the 17 jurisdictions with vaping taxes

Seventeen jurisdictions in the nation have some form of vapor product excise tax, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Newark ranks 36th fittest U.S. city, study finds

Newark finished 36th on a 2019 fitness index analyzing the 100 largest U.S. cities.

New Jersey ranks 3rd highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

New Jersey finished third in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

New Jersey ranks 3rd for rental car tax rates, study finds

New Jersey finished in a tie for third in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

Dollar’s value in New Jersey ranks 47th highest among the 50 states, study finds

New Jersey finished 47th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

Russ Cirincione Pledges Support for Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises Russ Cirincione, 2020 U.S. House candidate from New Jersey’s 6th congressional district, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

Camden ranks the most dangerous of New Jersey cities, study finds

Camden was ranked the most dangerous city in New Jersey in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.

New Jersey ranks 9th best for police officers, study finds

New Jersey was ranked ninth in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.

Congressman Tom Malinowski quiet on USMCA

Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-N.J.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

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