Articles Posted in the " Economics " Category

  • Democrats tell Moody’s to pound sand by springing surprise borrowing scheme

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Am I the only one who read any of Moody’s credit downgrade reports slamming New Jersey’s borrow-or-bust budgeting practices? No one on the Left side of the aisle did, Save Jerseyans. This morning, Trenton Democrats surprised Republican colleagues with ACR244, a concurrent resolution calling on Governor Christie to fall back […]


  • Christie conditionally vetoes millionaire’s tax

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Four days ’til the presidential campaign launch in Livingston… The condition? Details: Transcript: Governor Christie: I have been saying all along for six years that I wanted to cut taxes for the people of New Jersey. The Legislature has been unwilling at turn after turn to cut […]


  • Hypocrisy Alert: #FightFor15… for $12.50/hr???

    By Cody McLaughlin | The Save Jersey Blog Well, Save Jerseyans, if you’ve ever read anything written by me before, you already know that I detest hypocrisy, in all its forms, more than just about anything in the realm of politics. It shouldn’t have a place in our system, but sadly it is all too pervasive. So, what […]


  • Trenton Democrats adrift at sea with yachting bill budget logic

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The Assembly passed its “millionaire’s tax” (A4602) on Thursday afternoon 47-31-1, Save Jerseyans, but earlier this week in the run-up to the vote, one of our favorite legislators couldn’t help but note one of the crazier inconsistencies in this fiscal year’s Democrat budget: Dems in Approps today gave […]



  • New Jerseyans (still) trying to get the hell away from Prieto and Sweeney

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’ve been reporting on these trends for YEARS, Save Jerseyans, but since today’s unveiled Democrat FY 2016 budget proves Democrats still haven’t learned (or still don’t care, depending on whether you’ve reach our collective Save Jersey level of cynicism), let’s do it all over again… We’ve got a brand new CNBC […]


  • The designer birth certificate majority

    By Bill Winkler | The Save Jersey Blog “Property taxes are high on my radar and trying to see what the answer to that is. I don’t know the answer on it yet, but we’re trying to whittle away at all of the other things that we need to get off of our plate so […]



  • College debt: who is going to pay?

    By Joe Sinagra | The Save Jersey Blog You may have heard that students are refusing to repay their federal student loans as part of a protest designed to pressure the government into forgiving their debt, Save Jerseyans. The problem? College graduates and students who default on their loans can lose their paychecks, tax refunds, or a […]


  • Hillary’s House vs. Rubio’s: Who’s The Hypocrite?

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot OK, so the New York Times says Marco Rubio is a spendthrift and would have you believe he lives lavishly. But, look at his home — at the top, circled in red. Not the whole neighborhood. No, just the home circled in red. Then, look at Hillary Clinton’s abode (directly […]


  • Garrett leads charge against “disparate impact” ideology

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Liberal never, ever learn, Save Jerseyans. Indiscriminate lending practices helped catalyze the 2008 Financial Crisis. Under Barack Obama? The Department of Justice continues to shake-down lenders, landlords, and insurers for “disparate impact” (defined as allegations of discrimination on the basis of race or other factors that disproportionately impacts a particular group or […]


  • “Are you serious?!”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s something fun for your Friday… Chris Christie held his 137th New Jersey Town Hall Meeting in Sparta on Thursday, Save Jerseyans, and during a testy exchange with one of his pension record dissenters, the Governor provided a decent overview of our state’s fiscal crisis… and the futility of new […]


  • Biting the hand that feeds them

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Can we agree that New Jersey’s business and economic climate is a disaster? So where’s the agreement on how to fix it? State Senate President Steve Sweeney insists upon a “millionaire’s tax” to cover the current pension mess, while others demand mandatory employer-paid sick leave. New […]