Category: Big Government

Demolishing one of Mount Laurel’s pillars | Schepisi

By Holly Schepisi _ An interesting analysis has recently been conducted by my office: Mount Laurel and the court decisions thereafter all focus on a concept of discriminatory zoning practices to justify the forcing of overdevelopment in suburban communities. Allegations 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

After aiding a Medicare fraudster who blinded his victims? Menendez claiming he’s defended the program is nothing short of evil. | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Politics is, at its core, the art of persuasion. “Spin” is to be expected. But some claims are simply so beyond the pale — so outside the realm of truth, and context, and just plain old Read More

NJ-03: MacArthur isn’t toasting Murphy for over-regulating New Jersey’s craft breweries

TRENTON, N.J. — Phil Murphy is once again playing dumb, Save Jerseyans, just like he did when his Administration failed to investigate the hire of a convicted corrupt ex-official, but he hasn’t yet done anything to lift the new regulations Read More

TK2 says Murphy’s new healthcare savings are “modest,” pushes for larger overhaul

TRENTON, N.J. — Governor Phil Murphy and the public sector unions were crowing a bit on Monday after announcing modest reforms to the public employee health care system, changes expected to generate somewhere around $500 million in savings over two Read More

Op-Ed: Invest My Retirement Savings for MY Retirement

By Anthony Rueck _ A few nights ago, I was home with my family watching President Trump at a rally talking about the positive performance of 401(k) retirement plans. While a proud supporter of our Commander in Chief, I don’t follow Read More

Murphy conditionally vetoes bill which would’ve decriminalized unlicensed hair braiding in N.J.

TRENTON, N.J. — Phil Murphy is no fan of entrepreneurs.  On Monday, Governor Phil Murphy issued a conditional veto of the so-called “hair braiding bill,” legislation which would’ve decriminalized hair braiding in New Jersey by exempting hair braiders from the New Jersey Read More

POLL: Only 4% give Murphy an “A” for his handling of NJ Transit

TRENTON, N.J. — It’s unusual if residents don’t approve of a new governor.  In the new Quinnipiac poll results released Wednesday, Phil Murphy’s approval rating (54%) is pretty consistent with Chris Christie’s 51% rating at this point in Murphy’s predecessor’s Read More