Category: Big Government

N.J. Senator: Unbusy state workers should be processing 250k outstanding unemployment claims

TRENTON, N.J. – Website server issues, general incompetence, and a steady flow of new unemployment claims (1 million since January 1st as of last Friday) is keeping New Jersey’s unemployment backlog dauntingly large and a major obstacle to workers who Read More

As N.J. languishes without a reopening plan, legislator will introduce bill to curb Murphy’s powers

TRENTON, N.J. – The week began with Phil Murphy introducing a “roadmap” that didn’t contain any specific reopening dates, a decision which angered many residents and lawmakers. It ended with news that New Jersey’s 2020 unemployment filing have now eclipsed one Read More

Murphy tells Meet the Press: N.J. still ‘a number of weeks away’ from beginning to reopen

TRENTON, N.J. – Any New Jerseyans hoping for an end – or at least the beginning of an end – to the state’s social-distancing lockdown measures will be hoping for awhile. Governor Phil Murphy joined Meet the Press on Sunday Read More

Gov. Murphy’s Order For Tenants To Pay Rent With Security Deposits Is Unconstitutional – Twice | De Seno

By Tom De Seno _ The framers of the Constitution saw men like Governor Phil Murphy coming. They knew that once you grant government the power to do something you like, you risk the next person in office using that Read More

POLL: 64% of New Jerseyans support publicly shaming social distance violators

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – So far? Despite widespread layoffs and economic turnmoil, a Monmouth University Poll released Tuesday found Governor Phil Murphy garnering 71% from New Jersey residents. Pollster allegedly discovered widespread support for the Governor’s draconian ‘stay at Read More

NJ-03: Richter, Gibbs spar over massive proposed toll hike plan

MT. HOLLY, N.J. – State authorities set their own highway tolls, but transportation – and how to fund it – is quickly becoming a point of contention in this year’s NJ-03 Republican primary. The back-and-forth began on Friday when David Read More

Murphy warns of mass state worker layoffs. Okay; join the club! | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Governor Phil Murphy’s Saturday afternoon presser included a dire warning which had nothing to do with hand washing or sheltering in place, Save Jerseyans. “We will have layoffs that will be historic,” Murphy declared, referring to Read More

Sign Jay Webber’s petition to reopen N.J. parks

TRENTON, N.J. – Our friend Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-26) of Morris County has launched a petition to reopen New Jersey’s county and state parks. “Respectfully, Governor, you should trust us more,” wrote Webber in a statement. “We are fully capable Read More