Category: Big Government

MUST-READ: Almost 1/3 of N.J. legislators hold another government job

TRENTON, N.J. – Another layer to the corruption plaguing New Jersey was highlighted by NorthJersey.com’s Ashley Balcerzak and Stacey Barchenger on Tuesday: Almost one-third of state legislators (37 in total) have one or more additional government jobs. Those jobs pad their Read More

Medical Costs Transparency: As Clear as Peanut Butter | Singleton

By Marilyn M. Singleton, MD, JD _ What if purchasing medical products and services were like buying peanut butter? Grocery stores have several brands and varieties: smooth, chunky, old-fashioned, natural, organic, no added sugar, reduced fat, no-stir, and pre-mixed with Read More

Camden County, N.J. bans plastic straws at its facilities, events

HADDON HEIGHTS, N.J. – The Democrat-controlled Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders voted Thursday evening to ban single-use plastic straws at county facilities (including its jail and college campuses) as well as county events. The ban will take effect on Read More

Trenton’s next overreach: ‘restrictive scheduling’ regulations for your employer

By Matt Rooney _ It almost seems like a bad joke but it’s very, very real, Save Jerseyans. It’s also proof that the line between “progressivism” and full-blown socialism/communism is extremely blurry and often illusory. I’m referring to the latest Read More

JOBS REPORT: N.J. workforce still hasn’t recovered from the Great Recession

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – The Murphy Administration released new jobs numbers this week and the news is bleak.  In September 2019, the state experienced a net job loss of 200 positions. Meanwhile, the overall U.S. economy added 135,000 new jobs in Read More

Don’t let Jersey City take Airbnb away — Vote no on Nov. 5 | Spadea

By Bill Spadea This post originally appeared at NJ 101.5 _ The very idea that the politicians in Jersey City are on an all-out assault on homeowners and investors speaks to what is wrong in New Jersey. The city government is Read More

New Jersey 2023: Legacy costs, debt service will eat 26% of state revenues

TRENTON, N.J. – Moody’s issued a stark warning on Monday evening about the scope of New Jersey’s public debt/pension crisis, one which has earned its pension system the dubious distinct of being among the nation’s least stable. By 2023? 26% Read More