Tag: 15

Murphy’s $15 minimum wage will cost Middletown taxpayers an extra $750k annually

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. — Governor Phil Murphy’s decision to sign a $15 minimum wage hike bill on Monday isn’t only going to impact New Jersey’s private sector bottom line; local municipal and county leaders are bracing for dramatic, potentially budget-busting payroll expense Read More

Murphy tried to sell a diner owner on the $15 min wage. A fiasco ensued.

By The Staff _ Earlier Tuesday, Governor Phil Murphy and the senior legislative leadership tried to sell a local business owner (of the Ocean Bay Diner) on the Democrat $15 minimum wage plan.  It didn’t go well: .@GovMurphy, @SpeakerCoughlin and Read More

Rooney joins Dom Giordano to break down $15 min wage, Katie Brennan updates

By The Staff _ New Jersey’s eventful political week included another steps towards a $15 minimum wage and more dramatic developments in the Katie Brennan investigation. On Friday morning, Save Jersey Founder and Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney joined 1210 WPHT radio host Dom Giordano to discuss the Read More

GOP’s Auth says $15 min wage will “hurt the goose that lays the golden egg” as bill advances

TRENTON, N.J. – The Democrats’ $15 minimum wage compromise legislation advanced in Trenton today, Save Jerseyans. Assemblyman Robert Auth (R-29) runs a small North Bergen-based business.   _ He told the the committee’s attendees that they were making an epic mistake for Read More

Yes, even arguments FOR a higher minimum wage are actually evidence AGAINST it

By Matt Rooney _ If you made me pick a “top” reason why New Jersey is trending blue? And the limited government/pro-taxpaer resistance is on life support? The Garden State’s big business groups continue to align themselves with the Democrat Read More

Who earns the minimum wage? It’s not who you’d guess!

By Matt Rooney _ As we debate hiking New Jersey’s minimum wage to $15 per hour, Save Jerseyans, it’s worth remember WHO actually earns the minimum wage which will hit $8.85 on January 1, 2019 unless the legislature and Governor Phil Read More