Category: Business News

Small business federation endorses Webber

MORRISTOWN, NJ — The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) lined up behind Jay Webber on Thursday in this year’s battle to succeed Rodney Frelinghuysen in NJ-11.  “NFIB is the voice of small business owners and I’m proud to have it in my 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

For the Sake of N.J.’s Working Poor, Don’t Raise the Minimum Wage | Johnson

By Matthew Johnson _ Living below the poverty line is difficult, even in the wealthiest country in the world. For low-skilled workers, the prospect of earning less than $100 for a day’s labor may seem daunting. However, the alternative is Read More

OPINION: The Glaring Cognitive Dissonance Plaguing Phil Murphy’s Tax Policies

By Michael Patrick Carroll _ From Hizzonor, boasting about a company relocating to New Jersey: “Governor Murphy Announces Teva Pharmaceuticals to Locate US Headquarters in New Jersey” – The pull quote: “The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) approved performance-based 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

Webber: Taxing businesses is taxing people

TRENTON, N.J. — When the legislature passed its business-killing budget last week, Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-26) — whose running to succeed Rodney Frelinghuysen in NJ-11 this year — called out Democrats for peddling a false premise. “We do not have a Read More

ECONOMY CRUSHER: Democrats weigh highest-in-America tax on N.J. businesses

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey Democrats are eyeing another dubious “first” for the Garden State this week. On Tuesday, the Democrat-controlled Senate and Assembly Budget Committees respectively advanced S-2746/A-4202, legislation designed to increase New Jersey’s corporate tax rate. The full New Read More