Category: Big Government

Sweeney-backed bill may eliminate independent contractors in N.J.

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey’s anti-business climate is already legendary, but Trenton may take another step in solidifying its dubious reputation on Thursday by advancing a de facto ban on independent contractors. Like so many Murphy-era ideas, S4204 (which is Read More

Murphy falsely accuses Trump of trying to ‘sabatoge’ Obamacare

By Matt Rooney _ Obamacare open enrollment begins Friday November 1st amid stories of continuously dropping enrollment, Save Jerseyans, so the usual chorus of Leftist politicians and “influencers” took to social media this week to boost the failing health care Read More

LD21: GOP incumbents canvass Cranford, rail against overdevelopment

CRANFORD, N.J. – Jon Bramnick and Nancy Munoz are defaulting to door-to-door campaigning down the homestretch. They’re hoping to hold to their 21st Legislative District Assembly seats in this cycle’s top-targeted, three ticket race.  On Tuesday with one week left Read More

‘American Dream’ mall finally opens. Sort of. And N.J. taxpayers invested over $1 billion.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – North Jersey politicians and Trenton elites led by Governor Phil Murphy are spending today and much of the weekend celebrating the soft opening of ‘American Dream,’ the decades-in-the-making Meadowlands mega mall. It’s been a financial boondoggle Read More

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