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#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

NJ-03: Andy Kim is lying about corporate cash in his new TV ad

By Matt Rooney _ Well, I’ll give the guy credit for having brass ones. On Thursday, pro-tax hike House candidate Andy Kim (D-District of Columbia) dropped a new television spot titled “Service” which, if you know anything about Congressman Tom Read More

Murphy will veto plastic bag tax… because the environmentalists want a full ban?

SPARTA, N.J. – Remember that 5-cent single-use plastic bag tax the state legislature passed back in the spring? Governor Phil Murphy is prepared to veto it, but not because he’s adverse to new taxes. Reportedly, the real reason is opposition from New Read More

N.J. ranks #1 for millennials living at home | Thomas

By Brian Thomas _ “Mom? Dad? I’m Home:” The list of population segments overwhelmed by the financial crisis facing New Jersey appears to grow year after year as Millennials can now be included with senior citizens, limited income families, and Read More

AWKWARD: Murphy celebrates exactly what Menendez wants us to hate about Bob Hugin

By Matt Rooney __ Bob Menendez is making his rival Bob Hugin’s tenure as CEO of Celgene, a biotechnology company that creates and sells cancer-fighting drugs (like Revlimid), the centerpiece of the disgraced Democrat incumbent’s reelection campaign. We can debate the Read More

Pennacchio compares Murphy’s shopping bag tax to Florio’s toilet paper tax

TRENTON, N.J. — State Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-26) isn’t just calling on Governor Phil Murphy to veto the recent 5 cent paper and plastic bag tax passed by New Jersey’s legislature. He’s also planning to introduce legislation to repeal it if Read More