Category: Big Government

Auth: If you break down in N.J.? You should be allowed to a hire a private tow.

By Bob Auth _ When you purchase an automobile roadside assistance insurance policy you should have an expectation of being able to use it when needed for towing and repair. At first glance you’re probably thinking… “Those rotten insurance companies, Read More

Underinvestment, mismanagement continue to drive N.J.’s pension liability crisis

TRENTON, N.J. – Wednesday’s Assembly budget hearing with state Treasurer Elizabeth Muoio raised plenty of eyebrows. During the hearing, Assemblyman Ned Thomson of Monmouth County (an actuary by trade with ample experience overseeing pension investments) warned that the Murphy Administration’s Read More

Taxing paper and plastic bags isn’t crazy enough. N.J. may soon ban them (and straws, too).

TRENTON, N.J. – Governor Phil Murphy was underwhelmed by last year’s effort to tax plastic and paper bags in New Jersey. Apparently? It just wasn’t crazy enough. Support is now reportedly coalescing around the right kind of crazy for the Read More

A.C.’s Senator is furious after Murphy kills late night NJ Transit trains

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Murphy Administration temporarily mothballed the AC-Philly rail line late last year.  This week, NJ Transit announced that it’s ending late night trains to Atlantic City effective May 12th when the line reopens. The latest train Read More