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Front groups

Cry Wolf Quotes

Over the past ten months, the RGGI Cap & Trade scheme has been exposed as nothing less than a devious and deceptive tax. This is a program that has been stained by secrecy and open to exploitation by speculators looking to profiteer on the backs of ratepayers all while driving up electricity rates and contributing to the continued exodus of jobs and industry from our state.

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Americans for Prosperity New Jersey state director, Steve Lonegan.

'Cap & Trade' stands to cost New Jersey thousands of jobs, millions in lost wealth and vastly higher gas and electric bills. This alone is reason enough to kill RGGI.

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Americans for Prosperity.

We are striving to expose the fact that the cap-and-trade scheme is happening right now, that it is a threat to our economic future.

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Steve Lonegan, director of the New Jersey chapter of Americans for Prosperity

Main Street non-financial businesses would be hit with taxation, regulation, and possible nationalization by the Federal Reserve.

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Group letter signed by conservative groups including Americans for Tax Reform and Tea Party Express