Assembly Appropriations

The Assembly Appropriations Committee is responsible for reviewing the fiscal impact of legislation on the state. The committee reviews legislation dealing with revenues, taxation, state budget and finance and weigh in on the process of authorizing expenditure of public funds for a specific governmental purpose.
Democratic Research Aide:  Jennifer Taylor   
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McKeon Applauds SALT Lawsuit

Assemblyman John McKeon (D-Essex, Morris) today applauded Governor Phil Murphy and Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal's decision to join New York, Maryland and Connecticut in suing the Trump administration over its $10,000 cap on the federal tax deductions for state and local taxes (SALT).

Assemblyman McKeon is a strong opponent of the SALT cap and was the prime sponsor of a recently enacted law (formerly bill A-3499) to counteract it by permitting a municipality, county or school district to establish one or more charitable funds for specific public purposes and permitting local property tax credits in association with such donations.

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