Category: Spending

Murphy cuts school aid, but Democrats are also ready to give $35M (more) to N.J. illegal aliens?

TRENTON, N.J. – Shit is really and truly hitting the fan in Trenton, Save Jerseyans. The state treasury announced a projected $10 billion two-year shortfall this week, jeopardizing Murphy’s pre-COVID-19 FY 2021 budget proposal and, in the interim, leading the Read More

Tone deaf? N.J. school district okays cap-busting $128M budget

MORRIS TWP., N.J. – The Morris School District approved a $128.2 million 2020-21 budget on Monday according to a report from MorristownGreen.com. That’s a 2.6% increase at a time when the COVID-19 statewide lockdown is expected to severely depress tax Read More

Paterson gets almost a half billion dollars in school aid. Its kids are doing written homework during COVID-19?

By Matt Rooney _ Paterson City’s current school aid haul is staggering, Save Jerseyans: $439,251,959. For the 2020-2021 school year, Governor Murphy is/was seeking $463,287,019. That’s for a city of about 145,000 residents with around 28,000 K-12 students; New Jersey Read More

Webber: Governor Murphy’s COVID-19 borrowing plan is unconstitutional

TRENTON, N.J. – Governor Phil Murphy is reportedly weighing a massive $9 billion emergency bond scheme to compensate for an anticipated COVID-19 drop off in state revenues.  Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-26) said on Friday that the Governor’s plan is unconstitutional. Read More

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