Tag: benefits

Legislator chastises Democrats over Assembly’s $190 million day

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Trenton never changes, Save Jerseyans. On Monday, Assemblyman John DiMaio (R-Warren, Hunterdon) let Democrats have it for proposing no less than nine separate spending bills on Assembly Appropriations Committee agenda for a single day Read More

Morris Sheriff hopeful ready to freeze his own pension

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog More than any other political position in New Jersey, at least in terms of percentages, the county sheriff’s post is rife with legal pension abuse. ‘Double-dipping’ is the familiar term. One sheriff Read More

FACT: Out of all recent governors, Christie’s least to blame for pension mess

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Tuesday’s budget address is appropriately renewing the budget/pension recrimination battle, Save Jerseyans, so if you haven’t already, check out our contributor Joe Sinagra’s Pension Death Spiral post. It’s a great quick primer Read More

AFP: Christie’s budget, not without good points, is still bigger than Corzine’s

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog While applauding Governor Chris Christie‘s willingness to tackle a new phase of the pension and benefits reform fight in today’s FY 2017 budget address, Save Jerseyans, Americans for Prosperity state director Erica Read More

O’Scanlon, NJEA clash over controversial benefits reduction recommendations

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Unsurprisingly, Save Jerseyans, New Jersey Republicans and the New Jersey (Mis)education Association (NJEA) hold wildly differing opinions of a new Christie Administration commission report calling for additional public employee benefit cuts heading Read More

Fulop isn’t paying for gender reassignment surgery. You are.

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Steven Fulop earned the adulation of media outlets and liberal activists this week for announcing that Jersey City will henceforth cover the gender reassignment surgical bills for its public employees. We can spend all day debating Read More

Fulop’s help greasing McGreevey’s benefits needs to be a 2017 campaign issue

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’ve been over this… and I hate being proved right. Again. It gets old for me, too. The disgraced ghost of New Jersey’s political past James McGreevey, paid $110,000 to serve as executive director Read More

Bad Business Weekly Roundup: Bloated Pensions, Bad Overtime ‘Glitches’ and One Crazy Train

Your tax dollars at work. By Tamer Abouras | The Save Jersey Blog Many a decent idea has been railroaded by Garden State government and they’ve brought many a bad idea back from the dead. Here’s your collection for the Read More