Category: Business News

If a recession does happen? Phil Murphy’s New Jersey is screwed.

By Matt Rooney _ Is the United States talking itself into a recession? Maybe. What is clear: if one happens in the next six months to two years, Save Jerseyans, the State of New Jersey is screwed. – We’ve written Read More

Bateman: “Folks aren’t going to keel over dead” from eating homemade cupcakes

TRENTON, N.J. – Nothing’s changed. New Jersey is still America’s only state barring the sale of homemade baked goods, and even the New York Times is paying attention.  Bipartisan legislation to end the ban can’t get through the Democrat-controlled State Read More

Another Corporate HQ Is Bolting Phil Murphy’s N.J. For Georgia

HOBOKEN, N.J. – Newell Brands is leaving Hoboken, New Jersey. “The company announced its decision to move its corporate headquarters to Atlanta, Georgia, in order to facilitate a stronger connection between senior leaders and the operations of the business, and Read More

A month has passed, and a bill to help Jersey Shore rentals is (still) sitting on Murphy’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – Phil Murphy isn’t backing down on his support for a short-term rental tax that’s hurting Jersey Shore rentals this summer. At least not yet. On June 27th, the Governor received legislation (S-3158/A-4814) to exempt homeowners in all Read More

ROONEY: Miss America’s departure proves tax dollar giveaways can’t save A.C.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Miss America Pageant pocketed $12 million over three years courtesy of New Jersey taxpayers. Now the pageant which was born in Atlantic City is leaving (again), this time for Connecticut. Save Jersey‘s Matt Rooney was Read More

ROONEY: “I don’t know why” Toms River cares about residents renting out their pools

TOMS RIVER, N.J. – Toms River homeowners are using the new Swimply app – an Airbnb-like technology – to rent their home pools to neighbors who need a cool break from the summer heat. But some locals and officials in Read More

JOBS: New Jersey’s workforce declined again in June ’19, this time by 4,000

TRENTON, N.J. – All is not well in Phil Murphy’s New Jersey, and Sanctuary Statehood is just the tip of the iceberg. According to a new analysis released Friday by Garden State Initiative (GSI), a 501(c)3 nonprofit, New Jersey added Read More

Murphy’s task force drops initial EDA tax incentive report

TRENTON, N.J. – Shortly after a Superior Court judge denied the request of George Norcross III to bar its release, the Murphy Administration’s Task Force on EDA Tax Incentives released its initial report. “The task force’s investigation to date has Read More