Category: Business News

SPADEA: New apprentice mandates will raise your taxes

By Bill Spadea This post originally appeared at NJ 101.5 _ Enough already. Now the government in Trenton wants to require all public works contractors participating in Union approved apprentice programs. The intended consequence here would be to drive up costs Read More

Murphy tried to sell a diner owner on the $15 min wage. A fiasco ensued.

By The Staff _ Earlier Tuesday, Governor Phil Murphy and the senior legislative leadership tried to sell a local business owner (of the Ocean Bay Diner) on the Democrat $15 minimum wage plan.  It didn’t go well: .@GovMurphy, @SpeakerCoughlin and Read More

GOP’s Auth says $15 min wage will “hurt the goose that lays the golden egg” as bill advances

TRENTON, N.J. – The Democrats’ $15 minimum wage compromise legislation advanced in Trenton today, Save Jerseyans. Assemblyman Robert Auth (R-29) runs a small North Bergen-based business.   _ He told the the committee’s attendees that they were making an epic mistake for 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