2018 NJ State Budget: Governor Murphy vs. Sweeney, Coughlin, and Dem Members of the NJ Legislature

Get started on this CRITICAL week for us to pressure our state Legislators on the 2018 NJ state budget. Do you know why? Read and see what solutions you agree with. The issue: Governor Murphy vs. Senate Pres Sweeney & Speaker Coughlin & the Dem members of the Legislature. They essentially agree on what the state needs but DISAGREE on how to fund it. Here are a few key differences:

2018 NJ State Budget: Governor Murphy vs. Sweeney, Coughlin, and Dem Members of the NJ Legislature

Gov Murphy wants:

Together, these 2 taxes will raise $1.3B in new revenue.

Legislature:

The entire budget that the Legislature passed will raise $805M.

**CRITICAL: BUDGET CALLS & EMAILS NEEDED NOW TO DEMOCRATIC LEGISLATORS. LET’S GET BEHIND GOV. MURPHY**

CALL YOUR DEMOCRATIC LEGISLATOR at the New Jersey Taxpayer Hotline at 609-400-4763 right now, even if you’ve already called or emailed. If you live in a Republican district call Senate President Sweeney & Assembly Speaker Coughlin. Their numbers are below.

Tell them to pass the MILLIONAIRES TAX & SALES TAX to create REAL & CONTINUING REVENUE to fund the budget.

EMAIL YOUR LETTERS TO DEMOCRATIC LEGISLATORS NOW. Use this easy tool: https://actionnetwork.org/letters/state-budget-requests

It’s keyed to the Democratic legislators.

**If you live in a Republican District call Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin at (732) 855-7441, and Senate President Sweeney at (856) 251-9801 or (856) 339-0808, Assembly Budget Chair Assemblywoman Eliana Pintor Marin at (973) 589-0713 and Senate Budget Chair Sen. Paul Sarlo at (201) 804-8118, and give them the same message.

GET STARTED TODAY! This is our chance to make a realistic and reasonable change in our state’s finances.