Category: Economics

Ciattarelli upbraids Murphy for convening panel to decide which N.J. COVID-19 patients live, die

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – The Murphy Administration announced this week that it will convene a bioethics panel to help decide who lives (and who dies) in the event that COVID-19 strained New Jersey hospitals run low on respirators and personnel. “The Read More

So far, the N.J. death rate for COVID-19 positive residents is 1.2%

By Matt Rooney _ We’re beginning to get more (early) data concerning the toll COVID-19 is exacting on New Jersey. Governor Murphy & Co. finally coughed up some hospitalization info on Friday afternoon. We need more, of course (like beds Read More

N.J. saw 155,454 new unemployment claims last week

By Matt Rooney _ The strongest job market in a generation is officially over, Save Jerseyans. On Thursday, the New Jersey Department of Labor released awful new employment data; among the eyebrow-raising revelations was the 155,454 initial unemployment claims (not Read More

ANALYSIS: N.J. ranked worst U.S. state for healthcare access even as it becomes a COVID-19 hot spot

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey’s over-regulated health care system provides worst-in-America health care access according to the results of a new study from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.  The study’s pre-release – designed to inform state policymakers at Read More

Angry Murphy instructs New Jerseyans to rat out fellow residents defying his executive order

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy sees little or no chance of an easing up on his draconian, slapdash “stay at home” restrictions by Easter, the date by which President Trump said this week he would like to see Read More

Top Murphy adviser goes into Twitter meltdown over Save Jersey scrutiny: “Sit down child”

By Matt Rooney _ The Murphy Administration is cracking under the weight of its own incompetence AND slowly-building criticism of the Governor’s deeply flawed pandemic response, Save Jerseyans. How do I know? Exhibit A… – …one of Murphy “senior advisers” Read More

Democrat Congressman defends pork-stuffed COVID-19 wish list: “plenty of common sense”

TRENTON, N.J. – Stubborn? Arrogant? Shameless? A little of all three? New Jersey House Democrats backed a Wuhan Coronavirus legislative pork spending spree this week, one which has very little to do with actually combating the pandemic and which also Read More

Booker: Let’s use COVID-19 crisis to push Leftist priorities, ‘environmental concerns’

By Matt Rooney _ Senate Democrats blocked a COVID-19 GOP stimulus package over the weekend; the espoused rationale (“it doesn’t do enough for workers”) was right out of the Democrats’ use-worn class warfare playbook. Spartacus aka Gropacus aka Cory Booker Read More