While business is booming in Camden, Bergen County is seeing major employers leave

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Some New Jersey officials have a new rallying point for lowering taxes since Mercedes-Benz announced last week that it would move its U.S. headquarters from northern New Jersey to Atlanta.

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Some Republicans say that the decision shows that New Jersey's generous new system of incentives for businesses to move to or remain in New Jersey is not enough.

They say the state needs to rework its entire tax structure instead.

The state's new incentives, adopted in 2013, have helped create a business boom in Camden.

But Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi says that's coming at the expense of her district in Bergen County, which is home to Mercedes and some other high-profile firms that are moving out of state.