Category: rideshare

Sweeney-backed bill may eliminate independent contractors in N.J.

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey’s anti-business climate is already legendary, but Trenton may take another step in solidifying its dubious reputation on Thursday by advancing a de facto ban on independent contractors. Like so many Murphy-era ideas, S4204 (which is Read More

Booker backed May 8th rideshare boycott, then spent $333.61 on rides that same day.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Remember that May 8th rideshare boycott, Save Jerseyans? The one that made headlines but fizzled? As it turns out, it was also one of the more recent examples of Cory Booker’s gross hypocrisy according to the folks Read More

Port Authority will consider new airport fee, higher tolls at Thursday meeting

NEW YORK, NY – Get ready to pay even more to cross the bridge into New York City. On Thursday, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey board of commissioners will consider a $4.8 billion spending increase over Read More

Notes from Phil Murphy’s budget conference call

By Holly Schepisi _ Fascinating conference call. I joined in the Democratic State Committee conference call with Governor Murphy 1-609-246-3298 to talk about the budget. There is a proposed spending increase of several billion dollars, tax increases on everything from Read More

Phil Murphy’s Immoral #NJUberTax: Sacrificing Our Safety For Money?

By The Staff _ Gov. Phil Murphy (D-N.J.) likes to claim there’s a moral basis for his new and higher taxes including a planned tax on ridesharing operations like Uber and Lyft. But is that really true? Save Jersey contributor Katie Cericola, Read More