Category: Governmental Incompetence

They managed to survive war. They couldn’t survive the Murphy Administration.

By Matt Rooney _ As of Sunday? Memorial Day 2020 Eve? 143 veterans – spread out over three Garden State veterans homes (located in Vineland, Paramus and Menlo Park) – have succumb to COVID-19. We don’t have official numbers, but additional Read More

Op-Ed: Time for NJDOC Commissioner to Go | Testa

By Michael Testa _ It’s time for a change. Marcus Hicks should step down as commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Correction, and if he doesn’t, Governor Murphy should fire him. – The commissioner has lost the confidence of Read More

Murphy snaps: Unhappy with the guy in charge of N.J. unemployment? “Go to another state.”

TRENTON, N.J. – Remember that time Phil Murphy told New Jerseyans who want lower taxes to move? History repeated itself on Thursday when Governor Murphy told anyone who doesn’t like his embattled Labor Commissioner Robert “Rob” Asaro-Angelo to take a Read More

7 reasons social distancing is a failed policy | Spadea

By Bill Spadea This post originally appeared at NJ 101.5 _ It’s comforting for many New Jerseyans to think that keeping your distance from other humans will somehow keep you safe from deadly disease and infections. The problem of course with Read More

N.J. Senator: Unbusy state workers should be processing 250k outstanding unemployment claims

TRENTON, N.J. – Website server issues, general incompetence, and a steady flow of new unemployment claims (1 million since January 1st as of last Friday) is keeping New Jersey’s unemployment backlog dauntingly large and a major obstacle to workers who Read More

Op-Ed: New Jerseyans Deserve Better Than Crashing Websites | Howley

By Tony Howley _ During the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are being forced to shut their doors and lay off their workers. More than 718,000 New Jerseyans have filed for unemployment since mid-March. Many are struggling to put food on their table. Instead Read More

As N.J. languishes without a reopening plan, legislator will introduce bill to curb Murphy’s powers

TRENTON, N.J. – The week began with Phil Murphy introducing a “roadmap” that didn’t contain any specific reopening dates, a decision which angered many residents and lawmakers. It ended with news that New Jersey’s 2020 unemployment filing have now eclipsed one Read More

N.J.’s unemployment system is broken. Murphy’s priority: benefits for illegals?

By Matt Rooney _ It’s been a hard several weeks for everyone, Save Jerseyans, but our state’s self-employed and “gig economy” workers are suffering as badly as anyone. Unlike 17 other U.S. states including New York, New Jersey isn’t paying Read More