Articles By: Scott Graves

New Breakfast Briefings scheduled for 2013!

CSINJ is pleased to announce two new Breakfast Briefings following our successful series launch with Stephen Moore last fall. In February, we’ll hear from Richard Bagger who served as Chief of Staff to Governor Chris Christie from 2010-2012 and is currently Senior Vice President at Celgene Corporation....
January 25th, 2013 | Events | Read More

Common Sense Institute of New Jersey Elects Three Members to its Board

Randolph, N.J. – January 30, 2013 – The Common Sense Institute has added three members to its Board effective January 28, 2013 by a unanimous vote of its existing members. “We are delighted such a prestigious group of New Jersey leaders have joined our ranks. Each recruit brings unique experience...
January 13th, 2013 | Media Center, Press Releases | Read More

Hard Tax Cap The Only Way to Go

Paul V. Tyahla July 3, 2010 This op-ed was printed in the Daily Record and the Times of Trenton As the state Legislature gathers for its special session on property taxes, some lawmakers are touting a 2.9 percent cap with what they consider reasonable flexibility for municipalities. Where local administrators...
July 3rd, 2010 | Commentary | Read More

Tax Cap Proved Its Worth in Massachusetts, Can Work in New Jersey

By JOSH BARRO May 26, 2010 The Star-Ledger Unionized pubic employees swarmed Trenton on Saturday to protest Gov. Chris Christie’s cuts in the state budget — and his “Cap 2.5” proposal to limit local property taxes. The unions warn that a tax cap will lower the quality of the Garden State’s...
May 26th, 2010 | Commentary | Read More