Governor Chris Christie reversed course on Thursday, announcing that he will restore funding for Senior Gold and the Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (PAAD), eliminating planned hikes in premiums and copays for seniors.
The New Jersey State Assembly and the New Jersey State Senate passed an extension of a tax placed on those with incomes of more than $1 million in 2010 yesterday. Chris Christie promptly vetoed the bill, giving every millionaire in the state at least an $8,000 tax cut, and siding against fairness for the 99.8% of us in New Jersey who will not make a million dollars this year.
Following Governor Chris Christie's proposal to gut protections against discrimination in hiring and promotions of public employees, CWA has launched a series of television ads designed to inform the public about how the plan would lead to even more corruption in New Jersey, and hand even more power over to Trenton politicians.
Better Choices for New Jersey has launched a series of radio ads across the state, highlighting the thousands of New Jersey residents from every corner of New Jersey who are coming to a Citizen's Rally in Trenton on Saturday, May 22, to protest Christie's cuts.
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Christie's proposals will harm seniors, women, children and the middle class--all while giving millionaires a huge tax break.