Articles Posted in the " Economics " Category

  • “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 […]


  • Today, New Jersey, you’re (finally) working for you.

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog As golden light trickles into bedrooms and breakfast nooks across the Garden State this morning, Save Jerseyans, and our state’s intrepid taxpaying population prepares to caffeinate, commute, and earn of living for its families, there’s an extra big silver lining: Today, you work for you. Yesterday, May 13th, […]





  • MacArthur helps rescue KC-10 (and joint base) from retirement

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog As promised, Save Jerseyans, freshman Rep. Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) led the charge on behalf of thousands of his constituents employed by the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on Wednesday night, securing language in the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act safeguarding the KC-10 refueling tanker from efforts to retire it and, […]



  • Sweeney’s North Jersey casino plan is a complete fantasy

    By Ed Sheppard | The Save Jersey Blog State Senate President Steve Sweeney gave an interview to PolitickerNJ last week, Save Jerseyans, and his comments about Atlantic City and gambling have me questioning the man’s state of mind. “Look, it’s not the most popular thing to talk about casinos in Northern New Jersey, but the […]




  • Kean’s caucus isn’t taking an off-cycle for granted

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog They’re not on the ballot this year, Save Jerseyans, but the New Jersey GOP Senate caucus is trying to advance the conversation in Trenton with a 36-bill jobs package unveiled last Thursday. The added bonus? Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean Jr. and his colleagues say it’s budget […]


  • Soaking the rich to cover pensions will drown retirees

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Hazarding a guess, New Jersey’s U-Haul franchisees high-fived each other after reading Star-Ledger editorial page editor Tom Moran’s “Soak the Rich? Sure…” class-envy commentary since their one-way, out-of-state business is about to explode. No wonder more New Jersey residents flee the state than any other in […]