Category: state budget

Sheriff Golden, Freeholders, Call On Trenton To Stop Ripping Off 9-1-1 Fees

By Art Gallagher _ Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden, Freeholder Director Tom Arnone and Deputy Director Lillian Burry were joined by a bi-partisan group of municipal elected officials, as well as public safety officers, at the County Public Safety Center Read More

If N.J. legislators rally around new elected “taxpayer advocate” idea, then why do we need them?

By Matt Rooney _ It just keeps getting better, Save Jerseyans. As Murphy era Trenton ramps up spending, taxing and borrowing for FY 2019 and beyond, there’s a new idea percolating under the Dome from those who, to their credit, Read More

Muoio Hearing Debacle Undercuts New NJGOP Chairman (And Reminds Us Why Democrats Control Trenton)

By Matt Rooney _ Want to know why the NJGOP can’t seem to win? Anything? On a day that saw new gun control laws and job-killing regulations approved in the State House, the Senate Judiciary Committee advanced not one but Read More

State’s Bonded Debt Soars to Nosebleed Heights: $46.1 Billion

The results of New Jersey’s latest big-picture fiscal checkup are in, and they reveal a state that continues to be saddled with a staggering amount debt – despite recent efforts to wind down Trenton’s time-worn borrowing habit. Click to expand/close Read More

Murphy’s budget: $2.1M in tax dollars for illegal immigrants’ legal fees

TRENTON, N.J. — As New Jerseyans continue to unpack Phil Murphy’s reckless inaugural budget, Save Jerseyans, it’s increasingly clear that the billions in waste is not just massive in scale but also disproportionately benefiting non-Americans and continuing to further the Democrat Read More

N.J. Senator demands clarification on missing $33 million ahead of hearing on Murphy’s treasurer

TRENTON, N.J. — The Murphy Administration is looking to exponentially boost New Jersey government’s spending, Save Jerseyans, but it’s nominee for State Treasurer may have done a less than stellar job as a steward of taxpayer dollars in her former Read More