Tag: big labor

Development Bill is Fatally Flawed

Don’t Be Fooled, Folks: Expanding the Prevailing Wage is Always a Bad Idea for New Jerseyans By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The so-called “New Jersey Economic Opportunity Act of 2013” is supposed to receive a General Assembly floor vote on Read More

Welcome to New Jersey: Non-Union Alabama Utility Crew Turned Away from Sandy Recovery? (UPDATE #3)

UPDATE #3: The Alabama-based company at the center of this controversy released its own version of events earlier this afternoon… Decatur Utilities sent a 6-man crew to the Northeast Wednesday October 31st, bound for Seaside Heights, NJ to assist with power Read More

New Jersey’s Ballot Question #1 is a Big Labor Stimulus Package

Two weeks ago, Save Jerseyans, I laid out my case against New Jersey’s Ballot Question #1. I summarized the suspect intent of this horrendous referendum’s framers as follows: At best, it mistakenly seeks to cure a symptom in lieu of Read More

Americans Didn’t Fight and Die on D-Day for Collective Bargaining!

There are plenty of elated (and bleary-eyed) people in America this morning following last night’s epic Walker victory in Wisconsin. Myself included! But not everyone’s eyes are red and blurry from staying up too late to celebrate, Save Jerseyans. There Read More

Kean Crafts Bill to Place Pay-to-Play Restrictions on Big Labor

Our friend and State Senate GOP Leader Tom Kean, Jr. (R-Union) is introducing legislation that would, in his office’s words, “apply the same restrictions on campaign contributions and activity that currently exist for other government service providers to labor unions under contract, Read More

United Against Big Labor, @GovChristie Heads to Wisconsin for Walker Tomorrow

Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) will head to Wisconsin tomorrow to boost Governor Scott Walker (R-WI). The latest polls shows the controversial Walker building a narrow lead. It’s going to be a squeaker either way as Republicans work to beat back a rare Read More

Flashback: For New Jersey’s Unions, It’s a Scalp or Irrelevance on November 8th

Historically low voter turnout on November 8th means virtually anything is possible, Save Jerseyans. A well-organized “off-year” campaign can be expected, within reason, to overcome significant voter registration and campaign finance disadvantages by mobilizing and turning out their superiorly-enthusiastic base Read More