Category: North Jersey

ROONEY: Newark’s universal basic income plan will be expensive, disincentivize work

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor Ras Baraka of Newark wants to implement a “universal basic income” experiment in the Brick City, one which would be de facto paid for by the suburbs due to his city’s extremely high percentage of state Read More

NJ-05: Republican Pallotta exploring 2020 challenge to Gottheimer

MAHWAH, NJ – Frank Pallotta is taking a look at next year’s 5th District congressional race. Late Tuesday night, the former Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley banking executive announced the formation of an exploratory committee. _ “I have decided to Read More

Heavily-subsidized Newark, N.J. plans to experiment with ‘universal basic income’

By Matt Rooney _ It failed spectacularly in Finland and Canada. It fails everywhere it’s tried. Newark, New Jersey is ready to give ‘universal basic income’ a go all the same, Save Jerseyans, and you’ll be footing the bill. _ Mayor Read More

SOURCE: LD38 GOP will back young guns Kazimir, DiPiazza for Assembly

By Matt Rooney _ Bergen Republicans reportedly have their team for the county’s most historically competitive legislative district. According to a reliable source with knowledge of LD38 decision-making, Republicans have coalesced around two young guns: Rochelle Park Mayor Mike Kazimir Read More

SCOTUS deals defeat to Morris County’s historic preservation fund program

MORRISTOWN, N.J. — Morris County government’s effort to continue distributing historic preservation funds to religious buildings has hit a U.S. Supreme Court brick wall. On Monday, writing for the High Court, Justice Brett Kavanaugh appeared to express some sympathy for Read More

REPORT: Glen Rock schools believe images of U.S. military heroes holding guns are offensive

GLEN ROCK, N.J. — The New Jersey American Legion’s ‘Americanism Award’ coloring contest is an annual tradition for Garden State 4th and 5th graders. According to NorthJersey.com, public schools in the trending-blue Bergen County suburb of Glen Rock are opting Read More