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$5m contained in last-minute budget compromise

NEW JERSEY POLITICAL LEADERS ended a four-month budget impasse on Sunday night just hours before the government was scheduled to shut down. Most news stories focused on the big political compromise: Instead of the millionaire tax sought by Gov. Philip Murphy, the budget included a new multimillionaire tax — a 10.75 percent tax rate on anyone earning(...)

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