services — while endorsing a tax most difficult economy most of us construction of the third phase, with
Poll predicts budget vetoes, break for the rich — hardly seems
like shared sacrifice,” said Assembly-
have ever seen,” Quigley said. “It de-
the developer paying the remainder
of the project costs. Construction is
survival of blue laws man Gordon M. Johnson (D-Engle-
wood). – Andrew Kitchenman
In an April 14 news conference,
Christie said the change in the UEZ
expected to be complete in late sum-
mer, and the 10 to 15 new retailers in
funding will be for one year, but the third phase could open during
A PANeL of political and business insiders expects Republican Gov.
Chris Christie’s no-tax-increase vow to meet strong opposition from the Mad dash for top talent questioned how towns have been
using the money.
the fourth quarter, according to the
authority, which declined to provide
lature, according to the latest
picks from CMX fallout “There are some problems with the retailers’ names.
how some of the Urban Enterprise CRDA and Cordish began work
Capitol Insights poll. The unwinding of the New Jersey op- Zone funds have been expended, in April 2000 on The Walk, which cur-
Nearly half, 44.8 percent, erations of engineering services firm and there are some problems with rently includes about 485,000 square
said the Legislature will send CMX, in Manalapan, has allowed how they haven’t been expended, feet of retail and dining space. The
Christie a tax increase that re- rival firms some rich talent picks. even though they’ve been collected two parties are beginning discus-
instates the “millionaires” tax T&M Associates, of Middletown, and given to municipalities,” Chris- sions on the fourth and last planned
and a budget that spends those monies — and the governor will veto and Innovative Engineering, of tie said. – Andrew Kitchenman phase of the project. – Evelyn Lee
both. And 38.1 percent predict a compromise, with Christie signing a Wall, have joined Birdsall Services
budget that includes a tax increase. Group, of Sea Girt, and Langan, of
The state’s unemployment insurance fund is running low and em- Elmwood Park, in the talent chase.
Atlantic City outlet project Oradell business owner
ployers face an automatic increase of $484 per employee if nothing is
done. Nearly 47 percent said Christie and the Legislature will find a solu-
Clients in need of engineering begins $15M third phase admits tax evasion
services tend to go with the engi-
tion that’s not yet on the table, while 32.7 percent expect a multiyear neers that implement their proj- The Cordish Co., a Baltimore-based An Oradell print shop owner plead-
phase-in of the payroll tax increase. ects, and not necessarily the firms shopping center developer, has ed guilty to hiding $1.3 million in
“employers have been effective in explaining that allowing the that employ them. The new CMX started construction on the third Swiss bank accounts, according to
automatic tax increase to occur would make it harder to create new business would lift T&M’s annual phase of Atlantic City Outlets’ The an announcement by U.S. Attorney
jobs and grow revenue of $42 million to $50 mil- Walk, an outlet retail and entertain- Paul J. Fishman last week.
What is the most likely outcome of the lion with the additions, said Gary ment project at the foot of the Atlan- Harry Abrahamsen funneled
unemployment insurance fund shortfall? ployers need
Dahms, T&M senior vice president tic City Expressway, the Casino Re- profits from his company, SJT Im-
and chief operating officer. development Authority announced aging Inc., to his UBS AG bank ac-
Automatic tax increase. 7.5% to continue “We have had already several last week. count in 2005, but failed to file a
$50 weekly reduction and making their clients transfer their contracts to The $15 million third phase required report documenting that,
1-week waiting period. 13.1% voice heard, us,” Dahms said. “That was part of will consist of 45,078 square feet of Fishman said.
Multiyear phase in of though, as the our strategy.” U.S. citizens with foreign ac-
a payroll tax increase. 32.7% insiders say T&M h