Category: Business News

ANALYSIS: Under Phil Murphy, the N.J. economy continues to limp along

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – An analysis of New Jersey’s September’s monthly jobs report by Garden State Initiative (GSI) making little progress in a game of catch-up to compensate for prior workforce losses. While New Jersey employers created 1,900 private sector jobs, and New Jersey’s Read More

NJ-03: MacArthur isn’t toasting Murphy for over-regulating New Jersey’s craft breweries

TRENTON, N.J. — Phil Murphy is once again playing dumb, Save Jerseyans, just like he did when his Administration failed to investigate the hire of a convicted corrupt ex-official, but he hasn’t yet done anything to lift the new regulations Read More

PEAK JERSEY? State’s business tax climate is now worst in the USA

TRENTON, N.J. — The Tax Foundation delivered more grim news for the Garden State on Wednesday: New Jersey’s business tax clime is now ranked last-place in its new 2019 State Business Tax Climate Index. “Nobody should be shocked that raising business Read More

#NJSEN: Menendez roasted by local officials for failing to help Fort Monmouth’s jobless

EATONTOWN, NJ – Historic Fort Monmouth’s 2011 closure has left a lasting gap in Monmouth County’s jobs market. The base region’s representatives at the time — including Bob Menendez and U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D, NJ-06) — did precious little to Read More

The natural opposition to a $15 minimum wage for N.J. is divided

TRENTON, NJ — Next summer? Jersey Jersey small business owners may need to pay teenagers $15 per hour to flip burgers, sweep floors, and hawk sunglasses on our state’s boardwalks. Thousands of workers in all 21 counties may find their hours Read More

OPINION: Jersey Shore Slammed by Hurricane Murphy

By David Frank _ Why does Phil Murphy hate small-business owners so much? The recent budget crisis may have averted a shutdown but the cost of the “solution” will be borne by thousands of people that rent and own vacation Read More

‘American Dream’ will fail, just like Revel and all crony capitalist schemes | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ We’ve had four (!) more governors since Jim McGreevey’s administration dreamed up what was then ominously dubbed ‘Xanadu,’ a 91-acre mall-meets-theme park in the middle of the Meadowlands which resembles a spaceship too large (and ugly) Read More

REPORT: New Jersey’s job market is in worse shape than it appears

TRENTON, N.J. — The United States economy is roaring and helping Americans find jobs but, here in New Jersey, there is weakness beneath the surface. The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development recently celebrated New Jersey’s 4.2% unemployment Read More