Category: Energy

MEMORIAL (PAY)DAY FOR TRENTON: Murphy praises gas tax hike scam as prices soar

By Matt Rooney _ Phil Murphy is (finally) admitting how he feels about the October 2016 gas tax hike. At a Wednesday bill signing event, the Democrat Governor lauded the historic increase — one which robbed New Jersey of one Read More

Jilted by Murphy, N.J. GOP plans legislation to reverse gas tax increase

TRENTON, N.J. – A significant number of New Jersey legislative Republicans — including Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick (R-Union) — supported the October 2016 gas tax hike which, at least in part, was supposed to be offset by a small decrease Read More

Murphy’s #EarthDay drilling ban is the ultimate nothing burger

By Matt Rooney _ Honest disagreements are okay. Scams are something else altogether. You probably know that the Trump Administration has considered opening federal Atlantic waters to gas and oil exploration. It’s been all over the news. Proposed exploration territories are Read More

PSEG Nuclear Subsidy Bill Passes N.J. Senate, Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. — An approximately $300 million a year subsidy bill, designed to keep three New Jersey nuclear reactors in operation, passed both the New Jersey Senate and the General Assembly on Thursday evening. The Public Service Enterprise Group Inc (PSEG) Read More

Phil Murphy’s expensive wind power push is (still) a lot of hot air

By Matt Rooney _ Phil Murphy doubled-down on his wind power fantasy on Wednesday, Save Jerseyans, telling the International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum in Princeton (which might be the most liberal string of words ever written, together, on this web site) Read More

Murphy is restoring the 7% sales tax; are GOP gas tax hike backers ready to own their folly?

By Matt Rooney _ Remember when yours truly, and others, said the grand October 2016 gas tax compromise was unadulterated BS? And that any small tax “cuts” offered as a trade off would be erased over time? When Democrats inevitably Read More