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NJ Voters Furious As Governor Murphy Prepares To Sign ‘Rain Tax’ Into Law

Just when frustrated residents of New Jersey, one of the most heavily taxed states in the US, thought Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy had already brought the state into the ninth circle of taxation hell with new taxes to save the state’s ailing pension system, middle class voters in one of the least affordable states in the country have now been given one more thing to complain about: A tax on the rain.

After a bill authorizing the new local taxes was passed by the state late last month, Murphy is preparing to sign it into law, over the objections of the state’s Republicans, according to the New York Post.

As one state lawmaker told the post, just when NJ residents thought the state had already laid claim to every revenue stream imaginable, Democrats have found one more thing to tax.

“Every time you think there’s nothing left to tax, we come up with something else,” Assemblyman Hal Wirths (R-Morris-Sussex) exploded during a debate on the measure.

“It’s just never-ending down here.”

And voters are understandably furious.  –

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Hmmm…..same tax as our high salaried residents of City Hall are contemplating imposing on the taxpayers of Thunder Bay.

“Every time you think there’s nothing left to tax, we come up with something else”

If you drive a car, car)
I’ll tax the street
(If you try to sit, sit)
I’ll tax your seat
(If you get too cold, cold)
I’ll tax the heat
(If you take a walk, walk)
I’ll tax your feet
(Taxman)  – Taxman by The Beatles

Almost like George Harrison was living in Thunder Bay when he wrote that song

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2 Responses

  1. look out
    look out at | | Reply

    Council was voted in to reduce taxes not to agree on new taxes. Best they remember that promise.

  2. the watcher
    the watcher at | | Reply

    Council sets the course. Staff rows the boat, If council steers us onto the rocks we will take away their compass next election. NO NEW TAXES!

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