Articles Posted in the " Economics " Category

  • Lance: Taxpayers should get to see what they’re paying for!

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog On average over the course of any given year, Save Jerseyans, you and I contribute tax dollars to $107 million worth of “Congressional Research Service” (CRS) reports on topic ranging from ISIS to Obama. But guess who can’t see them? The taxpayers. Our friend Leonard Lance (R, NJ-07) wants […]

  • Sen. Jennifer Beck calls for Tax Administrator’s suspension

    By Art Gallagher | Senator Jennifer Beck today called for Monmouth County Tax Board Administrator Matthew Clark to step down or being suspended, pending the outcome of a reported Monmouth County Prosecutor’s investigation to his relationships with vendors of the the controversial Assessment Demonstration Program that creates new assessments of Monmouth County properties for […]

  • Syrian refugees vs. New Jersey’s hungry and homeless

    By Joe Sinagra | The Save Jersey Blog We can’t take care of our own, Save Jerseyans, and we wonder why we pay higher taxes, go deeper in debt, continue to fund what we can’t afford, and have no money left to fund our own humanitarian problems. Let’s look at the numbers behind Syrian refugee […]

  • Saving New Jersey in Four Steps

    By Joe Schilp | Cross-posted from Joe’s Blog Every week it seems that I hear of someone I know that’s leaving New Jersey.  Why?  Too expensive to live here.  No jobs.  Taxes too high.  The bottom line is that government has made it too expensive to live in New Jersey.  I’ve already illustrated how it costs […]

  • #NoGasTaxHike: Yet another poll finds 62% opposed

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Last week, Save Jerseyans, we saw a poll from Quinnipiac telling us what we already knew: a strong majority of New Jerseyans do NOT want to pay more for gas because Trenton doesn’t have its shit together. 62% to be precise. Now we have a new poll from Fairleigh […]

  • Garrett wants SEC to ‘rearrange’ its priorities

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Rep. Scott Garrett (R, NJ-05), Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises, participated in a Financial Services Committee hearing entitled “Examining the SEC’s Agenda, Operations, and FY 2017 Budget Request” on Wednesday, Save Jerseyans. Unsurprisingly, his chief concern was the misuse of tax dollars […]

  • Income inequality is what Democrats do best

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog You may’ve seen that new study out this week claiming there are over 2 million New Jerseyans living in poverty. Legal Services of New Jersey adjusted for cost of living in arriving at its shocking conclusion, noting how a family of four earning between $64,238 to $73,371 isn’t able to […]

  • Could Christie’s presidential tax plan smack New Jersey wallets?

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog That’s the report this morning after Wednesday night’s undercard GOP debate where Governor Chris Christie touted his plan to simplify the U.S. tax code, Save Jerseyans. Christie’s plan, calling for lower rates and fewer deductions, initially earned decent marks from some Republican-leaning quarters. The challenge for New […]

  • 62% of New Jersey voters oppose a gas tax hike

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Those who think New Jersey Republicans should’ve come out strong against a gas tax hike were likely onto something, Save Jerseyans. New Quinnipiac University poll results released today show Garden State voters strongly opposing a hike, 62% to just 35% in favor, with only 24% of Republicans and 39% of […]

  • Prieto reveals why Democrats are destroying New Jersey in 28 words

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog If you STILL don’t know or understand why New Jersey is almost irreparably screwed up, and a strengthened Democrat legislative majority is only going to make it worse, all you need to do is check out this quote from a celebratory Speaker Vince Prieto over on He’s moving full-steam-ahead on the gas […]

  • Hammer to take Fox’s place at NJDOT

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog On Friday, Governor Chris Christie moved to put Richard Hammer in place as acting head of the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT). He’ll take the place of Jamie Fox. Hammer is a long-time veteran of the department, currently serving as Assistant Commissioner responsible for its Capital Program Management Section. “I […]