Category: state budget

TK2 says Murphy’s new healthcare savings are “modest,” pushes for larger overhaul

TRENTON, N.J. — Governor Phil Murphy and the public sector unions were crowing a bit on Monday after announcing modest reforms to the public employee health care system, changes expected to generate somewhere around $500 million in savings over two Read More

More than 75% of accountants say Murphy’s budget will do long term damage to NJ’s economy

By Art Gallagher _ The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants surveyed its members regarding the impact New Jersey’s new state budget would have on the state’s economy.  More than 75% of the 921 CPA’s surveyed said that the Read More

Op-Ed: N.J. Democrats cannot separate themselves from our far-left governor

By Christopher P. DePhillips _ Democrat politicians continue to talk like they want lower taxes and lower spending, but they write and pass budgets that assault the pocket books of the middle-class by increasing taxes and spending by billions of dollars.  Read More

OPINION: Sweeney’s ‘radical surgery’ option is actually cosmetic (at best)

By Matt Rooney _ Senate President Steve Sweeney isn’t the Trenton Republicans’ least favorite person these days. He hasn’t been for a long time, actually, given his fair weather tactical alliance with Chris Christie during the latter politician’s stormy tenure Read More

Assemblyman seeks investigation of Murphy Administration’s budget tactics

DePhillips says Murphy’s office may’ve coordinated with outside groups to lobby his e-mail box TRENTON, N.J. — Did the Murphy Administration use state resources to coordinate with the New Jersey Democratic State Committee and special interest groups? All with the Read More