Tag: budget

Webber blasts budget committee for endorsing Murphy’s unconstitutional borrowing plan

TRENTON, N.J. – Trenton Democrats helped Governor Murphy’s unconstitutional $5 billion borrowing plan clear a key hurdle on Tuesday morning.  The Assembly Budget Committee’s party-line vote – which endorsed the borrowing plan and a new state-wide property tax – was Read More

Tone deaf? N.J. school district okays cap-busting $128M budget

MORRIS TWP., N.J. – The Morris School District approved a $128.2 million 2020-21 budget on Monday according to a report from MorristownGreen.com. That’s a 2.6% increase at a time when the COVID-19 statewide lockdown is expected to severely depress tax Read More

New Jersey’s pathetic budget reserves leave state EXTRA vulnerable to COVID-19

By Matt Rooney _ This is definitely an under-discussed angle of the current COVID-19 crisis, Save Jerseyans…  Partly because the most pressing matter is keeping elderly and immune-compromised Americans alive; partly also due to the fact that it’s a long-standing, Read More

Murphy’s student aid plan penalizes “red” N.J. counties, especially those fighting sanctuary statehood

By Matt Rooney _ You’ve heard that Governor Murphy delivered his reckless $41 billion budget address on Tuesday; on Thursday, with far less fanfare, the Governor’s administration shared its district-by-district overview of its proposed 2020-2021 school aid disbursements totaling $9 billion. Read More

LIVE: Phil Murphy’s FY 2021 budget address

TRENTON, N.J. – Governor Phil Murphy will deliver his third budget address on Tuesday, February 25th at 2:00 p.m. EST.  New spending, transit and pension investment, far-Left rhetoric, and a possible millionaire’s tax compromise between Steve Sweeney and the Governor Read More

‘Path to Progress’ hypocrite Sweeney decides he’s suddenly OK with the millionaire’s tax. | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Yes, some Trenton Republicans slobbered all over Senate President Steve Sweeney’s recent decision to ‘get religion’ and declare, after many years of supporting higher taxes, that New Jersey is overtaxed. Those of us with memories which Read More