Tag: bank

Murphy says N.J. is ‘combatting’ gun violence with new executive order targeting banks, the firearms industry

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – Promising it would aid in “combatting” gun violence, Governor Phil Murphy stood in front of a misspelled sign on Tuesday and, flanked by supporters, announced a new executive order which will sever the business relationship between New Read More

Senate committee rejects Garrett’s Ex-Im Bank nomination

The Senate Banking Committee has rejected former U.S. Rep. Scott Garrett’s nomination to head the Ex-Im Bank this Tuesday morning, Save Jerseyans, dealing a political setback to the President as well as the former North Jersey Republican federal legislator who Read More

Corporations and Democrats Join Forces to Block Garrett to Run Ex-Im Bank

The business community of South Carolina is pressuring Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott to oppose President Donald Trump’s nomination of a critic of the Export-Import Bank to run the institution. Thus far, the most vocal critics of the Read More

Guadagno Dismisses Murphy’s “Wacky Plan” to Found State Bank

Friday wasn’t a banner day for presumptive Democrat gubernatorial nominee Phil Murphy‘s state bank plan,  Save Jerseyans. Widely-respected former N.J. State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff penned a well-reasoned, sober but no less devastating for it op-ed criticizing the plan: But most Read More

OPINION: IS IT TIME FOR NEW JERSEY TO CREATE A PUBLIC BANK?

Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff A candidate for New Jersey governor has proposed the creation of a state-owned public bank modeled on the nearly century-old Bank of North Dakota (BND). Declaring that “New Jersey currently deposits billions of dollars in state revenues in Read More

ROONEY RANTS: Phil Murphy’s bank plan stinks, but North Dakota has other ideas worth borrowing

Way back in 2009, Goldman Sachs alumnus and then-New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine advised New Jerseyans to ‘go to North Dakota‘ if they wanted a low unemployment rate. Almost eight years later, 2017 N.J. Democrat candidate Phil Murphy wants to found a Read More