NEW STATE BUDGET: TONS OF BORROWING, NEW TAXES, EVEN BABY BONDS

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy delivered his updated budget message to state lawmakers at Rutgers University Tuesday morning.  Murphy called for borrowing $4 billion to balance the budget, and another $1 billion in new taxes.  He also wants to start “baby bonds” that will begin to provide $1000 savings bonds to families of certain income …

The post NEW STATE BUDGET: TONS OF BORROWING, NEW TAXES, EVEN BABY BONDS appeared first on 98.7 The Coast WCZT.

REPORT: MURPHY TO TAX SMOKERS, GUN OWNERS, AND RICH PEOPLE

Governor Phil Murphy is expected to announce Tuesday that he will tax millionaires, gun owners, and smokers…and borrow $4 billion.  NJ Advance Media reports those are some of the elements in Murphy’s budget address to lawmakers that will be held at Rutgers University’s football stadium Tuesday morning.  Murphy may also bring back the Homestead Rebate …

The post REPORT: MURPHY TO TAX SMOKERS, GUN OWNERS, AND RICH PEOPLE appeared first on 98.7 The Coast WCZT.

VAN DREW TO ADDRESS REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION ON FINAL NIGHT

Congressman Jeff Van Drew will deliver an address at the Republican National Convention on its final night.  Van Drew is on the list of speakers on Thursday, the night President Trump is expected to accept his party’s nomination.  Also on the list on Thursday night are Rudy Guiliani, Ivanka Trump, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch …

The post VAN DREW TO ADDRESS REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION ON FINAL NIGHT appeared first on 98.7 The Coast WCZT.