Christie to Chamber: “I’m tired of hearing about the minimum wage”

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By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Gov. Chris Christie was in one of his blunt moods at Tuesday’s U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform’s 15th Annual Legal Reform Summit in Washington, D.C., Save Jerseyans, letting the audience gathered to hear his… Continue Reading

AFP-NJ Combats Minimum Logic

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By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog AFP-NJ supporters rallied outside of Trenton AFL-CIO headquarters on a beautiful spring Saturday, Save Jerseyans, and their message was simple: New Jersey’s minimum wage hike is holding everyone back. Big Labor’s membership included. Combating minimum… Continue Reading

Instead of Raising the Minimum Wage, Raise People Out of the Minimum Wage

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Minimum wage increases will hurt the poor.  The better solution is to create a superior climate for businesses, strengthen the dollar, and emphasize a career-oriented approach to education.     By Jordan Rickards | The Save Jersey Blog Cross Posted from www.RickardsReview.com New Jersey’s… Continue Reading

The Real Hunger Games

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By Joe Sinagra | The Save Jersey Blog Let’s hope 2014 turns out better for the U.S.A. than 2013; an estimated 14.5 million American households had difficulty providing enough food for their families over the last year, Save Jerseyans. In seven million of… Continue Reading

A Minimum Wage for Minimum Achievement

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By Joe Sinagra | The Save Jersey Blog I am sick and tired of hearing the whiners complain, Save Jerseyans, particularly about how Wal-Mart, McDonalds and the like don’t pay enough. That is precisely why we supposedly have a free market; if you… Continue Reading

How High Will NJ Minimum Wage Go?

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By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The only honest answer is “who knows,” Save Jerseyans, after our fellow voters adopted an insane ballot measure to constitutionally tether New Jersey’s minimum wage to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) on November 5th. Nine… Continue Reading

NJ Flunks Biz Climate Index

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By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog In its annual analysis of U.S. states’ business climates released on Wednesday, the D.C.-based Tax Foundation ranked each state utilizing an index that takes account of factors contributing to the cost of doing business. New… Continue Reading

How Will Min Wage Hike Hurt You?

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By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 1 (SCR No. 1) is on the ballot this November 5th, Save Jerseyans, and its passage would hold dire consequences for each and every Garden State resident. For months, we’ve discussed… Continue Reading

Combating Minimum Logic

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By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’ve done our best to explain why a constitutionally-enshrined minimum wage hike would prove disastrous for New Jersey’s fragile economy, Save Jerseyans, despite the fact that the ballot initiative appears destined to pass in November;… Continue Reading