The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut say they intend to soon file a multi-state lawsuit against the federal tax overhaul law, over the partial loss of the deduction of state and local taxes.
New Jersey's Governor-elect Phil Murphy has vowed to "immediately" bring his state back into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, or RGGI. It’s a move that could strengthen the pollution-fighting partnership.
Northern New Jersey is one of the highest-taxed places in the country. So a tax cut sounds great to a lot of people there. But the House Republican plan being debated this week may actually raise the taxes of many people in the region.