Category: state budget

Murphy donates to radicals who sue N.J. and drive property tax hikes. His LG’s defense: Trump!

By Matt Rooney _ Whether Phil Murphy violated ethical canons by intervening in the troubles consuming his soccer team remains an open question, Save Jerseyans. It was only one scandal of many hitting the Democrat’s administration at the pivot point 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

ANALYSIS: New Jersey’s year-to-date income tax revenue is missing the mark

MORRISTOWN, NJ – A balanced revenue stream is important for any family, business, or… state. It’s one of the many reasons why New Jersey is in such deep trouble. _  On Thursday, the New Jersey Department of the Treasury released Read More

Fact Checking Phil Murphy: Wealthy Americans’ share of the total tax burden is rising, not shrinking

By Matt Rooney _ FY 2020 budget season is underway, Save Jerseyans. The stupid is strong, and Trenton is saying sorts of things which aren’t just deceitful and self-interested but, in some cases, they’re also completely divorced from reality and 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

Murphy’s budget dedicates more of your money to legal aid for illegals

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey’s FY 2019 budget included $2.1 million for illegal alien legal aid. For FY 2020? Murphy’s proposed budget includes an extra $1 million for illegal immigrants facing deportation at a time when New Jersey is facing Read More

ANALYSIS: New Jersey’s toxic business climate reaches “extreme outlier status”

TRENTON, N.J. – The FY 2020 budget debate is officially underway, Save Jerseyans, and new spending (and taxes hikes) are probably in our future. Andrew Musick of the New Jersey Business & Industry Association testified before the legislature on Thursday Read More