Author: Erica Jedynak

ERICA JEDYNAK is director of Employment Initiatives at Americans for Prosperity.

The PRO Act Is Anti-worker

By Erica Jedynak – For the past several decades, we’ve seen workers across the nation see more choice, thanks to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court Janus v. AFSCME decision reaffirming First Amendment rights and passage of right-to-work laws in 27 states. These developments protect Read More

The Right 40 Women to Watch in 2019

By Erica Jedynak _ New Jersey needs a dose of freedom and these women are up to the task. While some of these accomplished professionals are out-in-front in the media, many are behind-the-scenes and unrecognized for their contributions within the Read More

Innocent people vulnerable to civil forfeitures | Huffman & Jedynak

By Jason Huffman and Erica Jedynak Credit to original publication: https://www.wvgazettemail.com/opinion/daily_mail_opinion/commentary/jason-huffman-and-erica-jedynak-innocent-people-vulnerable-to-civil/article_7f5d6aec-777d-53a3-a720-9bdd7445b1ce.html _ In June, Dimitrios Patlias and Tonya Smith headed to a Jefferson County casino with more than $10,000 in cash and 78 gift and rewards cards. They returned to their home Read More

OPEN LETTER: Say “No” to Trenton’s $75 million Hollywood handout

Note: This letter was originally directed to Chairman Paul Sarlo and and the other members of the N.J. Senate Budget & Appropriations Committee. _ Dear Chairman Sarlo and Members of the Senate Budget & Appropriations Committee: On behalf of 3.2 Read More

Op-Ed: Federal sugar subsidies a bitter pill for New Jersey to swallow

By Erica Jedynak _ Washington is at it again. Without regard for small businesses and local economies, the federal government continues to prop up yet another distorted market, this time punishing local food manufacturers trying to compete on a level Read More

OPINION: It’s Time to Stand Up to the NJEA

New Jersey doesn’t fare well in a new ranking of states’ fiscal health, but you probably guessed that. According to the analysis by the Pew Charitable Trusts, New Jersey is dead last when it comes to paying its annual bills. The Read More

OPINION: If elected, Phil Murphy won’t live within New Jersey’s means

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy recently laid out his proposed plan for a series of costly tax hikes. Under Murphy’s plan, taxes would rise by $1.3 billion, according to estimates provided by campaign officials. Murphy proposes raising the personal income Read More