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Tax Day 2019: New Jersey is America’s 5th least economically competitive state

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey notched another negative distinction this tax day. A new report from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) analyzing states’ economic competitiveness found New Jersey stuck near the bottom of the list at 46th.  _ Click Read More

Comptroller: N.J. gave away $11B to incentivize job growth without confirming recipients were creating jobs

TRENTON, N.J. — Corporate welfare is bad enough. When the companies aren’t even creating jobs with it? That’s even harder for taxpayers and watchdogs to stomach. A new report from the N.J. Comptroller Matt Boxer (his office conduced an audit Read More

#NJSEN: Menendez roasted by local officials for failing to help Fort Monmouth’s jobless

EATONTOWN, NJ – Historic Fort Monmouth’s 2011 closure has left a lasting gap in Monmouth County’s jobs market. The base region’s representatives at the time — including Bob Menendez and U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D, NJ-06) — did precious little to Read More

The natural opposition to a $15 minimum wage for N.J. is divided

TRENTON, NJ — Next summer? Jersey Jersey small business owners may need to pay teenagers $15 per hour to flip burgers, sweep floors, and hawk sunglasses on our state’s boardwalks. Thousands of workers in all 21 counties may find their hours Read More

OPINION: Jersey Shore Slammed by Hurricane Murphy

By David Frank _ Why does Phil Murphy hate small-business owners so much? The recent budget crisis may have averted a shutdown but the cost of the “solution” will be borne by thousands of people that rent and own vacation Read More