Category: Spending

Democrat Congressman defends pork-stuffed COVID-19 wish list: “plenty of common sense”

TRENTON, N.J. – Stubborn? Arrogant? Shameless? A little of all three? New Jersey House Democrats backed a Wuhan Coronavirus legislative pork spending spree this week, one which has very little to do with actually combating the pandemic and which also Read More

Voters in Edison, North Arlington reject school spending proposals

NORTH ARLINGTON, N.J. – Residents in three New Jersey municipalities shot down multi-million dollar school district spending proposals on Tuesday. In North Arlington (Bergen), a $10 million security upgrade referendum went down 906 votes to 585. – In Edison (Middlesex), Read More

OPINION: Time to fight back and vote ‘NO’ on more school funding | SPADEA

By Bill Spadea This post originally appeared at NJ 101.5 _ It’s a tough question when the politicians come knocking for more money for our schools. They either try to make you feel guilty about the poor kids in old buildings, Read More

NJ-07: Republican Becchi focuses on forgotten issue of the national debt

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Our country’s $23 trillion national debt is the most significant issue in modern America which gets practically no attention from either party’s presidential candidates.  Rosemary Becchi, a GOP primary candidate in the 7th Congressional District, was tweeting about Read More

N.J. taxpayers will pay hundreds of millions more – per year – thanks to minimum wage hikes

TRENTON, N.J. – One of the many unintended consequences of New Jersey’s recent minimum wage increase is already biting taxpayers in the rear end. This week, the Murphy Administration announced a $54 million increase in subsidies for some qualifying families’ Read More

N.J. authorities say school lunch fraud strikes (again) in Elizabeth, but it’s a huge national problem

TRENTON, N.J. – Around 20 million kids nation-wide get free or cheap lunches every year through the National School Lunch Program. Here in New Jersey, thousands of kids receive lunches subsidized by John and Jane Taxpayer through the state program.  Read More