Saturday, June 02, 2007

The State of New Jersey

I've lived all over this great country, California, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Texas, Arizona, and now Idaho. During those years I had the unfortunate experience of living in New Jersey. Just a reminder why I am so happy that I don't live there anymore:

"New Jersey emerged last year as the country’s most fiscally unfit state, overwhelmed by huge budget deficits and stratospheric taxes. New Census Bureau data reveal a key reason why the Garden State is so abusive to taxpayers: the state and its local governments have been on a hiring bender, virtually unmatched across the nation. Since 2000, Jersey’s governments have signed up nearly 63,000 new full-time workers and “full-time equivalents”...[read more]

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