Category: Banking

In major blow to Murphy, nonpartisan OLS says N.J. can’t borrow to balance budgets

TRENTON, N.J. – Governor Phil Murphy’s hopes to dig New Jersey out of an anticipated budget hole with borrowing hit a major snag on Thursday when the Office of Legislative Services (OLS), the state legislature’s nonpartisan legal arm, issued an Read More

Op-Ed: State, federal COVID-19 small business programs missed the mark | Bergen

By Brian Bergen _ State and federal programs to help small businesses have completely missed the mark. These programs were well received by legislators, and it is understandable that those who have never started or run a small business think 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

RACISM: Booker says white guys shouldn’t be considered for top NY Fed Board post

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The New York Fed Board is poised to select a new president, but U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-Twitter) apparently doesn’t believe front runner John Williams, the current San Francisco Fed president, should get the post. Who does Booker Read More

Senate committee rejects Garrett’s Ex-Im Bank nomination

The Senate Banking Committee has rejected former U.S. Rep. Scott Garrett’s nomination to head the Ex-Im Bank this Tuesday morning, Save Jerseyans, dealing a political setback to the President as well as the former North Jersey Republican federal legislator who Read More