Category: Spending

As EDA fight rages, new study finds Camden is New Jersey’s most dangerous city

CAMDEN, N.J. – The war over Economic Development Authority (EDA) tax credit oversight features the powerful Camden County Democrat Machine pitted against Governor Phil Murphy’s state-wide organization; the intra-party conflict is also shining a hard light on the well-being of Read More

PRIORITIES? Murphy cuts firefighter family assistance while boosting aid for illegals

TRENTON, N.J. – Governor Phil Murphy is boosting legal aid for illegal immigrants and championing in-state tuition for non-citizens at a cost of millions to taxpayers living in his “Sanctuary State.” Firefighters and their families? – “The folks putting the Read More

Asm. DiMaio: Murphy is lying about proposed FY 2020 spending hikes

TRENTON, N.J. – Spending more tax dollars is bad enough. Lying about how much more he’s spending? That’s worse. _ Assemblyman John DiMaio – the GOP budget officer – breaks down his beef with Governor Phil Murphy’s FY 2020 math Read More

Unlike Trenton, Republican-run N.J. counties are controlling spending | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ New Jersey’s fiscal crisis is deepening as the FY 2020 budget process limps along at the State House. Wasteful spending is rising, income tax revenue is grinding to a halt, and the will for structural reform Read More

AFP-NJ’s taxpayer scorecard is out. How did your legislator do? Find out.

TRENTON, N.J. – Did your legislators protect your tax dollars during the 2018-2019 legislative session? Our friends at Americans for Prosperity-New Jersey released their annual taxpayer scorecard on Friday morning. _ “It is no secret that New Jersey’s fiscal house Read More

LIVE: Murphy’s FY 2020 budget address at 2 p.m.

By The Staff _ More taxes and more spending appear to be on the menu for Governor Phil Murphy’s second budget speech, one which will assuredly attack criticism from Republicans, business groups, and an increasingly hostile legislative Democrat majority aligned Read More