Tag: business

ANALYSIS: New Jersey’s year-to-date income tax revenue is missing the mark

MORRISTOWN, NJ – A balanced revenue stream is important for any family, business, or… state. It’s one of the many reasons why New Jersey is in such deep trouble. _  On Thursday, the New Jersey Department of the Treasury released Read More

ANALYSIS: New Jersey’s toxic business climate reaches “extreme outlier status”

TRENTON, N.J. – The FY 2020 budget debate is officially underway, Save Jerseyans, and new spending (and taxes hikes) are probably in our future. Andrew Musick of the New Jersey Business & Industry Association testified before the legislature on Thursday Read More

SPADEA: New apprentice mandates will raise your taxes

By Bill Spadea This post originally appeared at NJ 101.5 _ Enough already. Now the government in Trenton wants to require all public works contractors participating in Union approved apprentice programs. The intended consequence here would be to drive up costs Read More

Business group complains Murphy’s Goldman Sachs tenure “leaves him with little understanding of the everyday challenges”

TRENTON, N.J. – Is Governor Phil Murphy out of touch? On the eve of his first-ever ‘State of the State’ address, on leading business group believes that’s the case.  _ “Gov. Murphy wants to grow government and previously proposed a 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

PEAK JERSEY? State’s business tax climate is now worst in the USA

TRENTON, N.J. — The Tax Foundation delivered more grim news for the Garden State on Wednesday: New Jersey’s business tax clime is now ranked last-place in its new 2019 State Business Tax Climate Index. “Nobody should be shocked that raising business Read More

OPINION: Jersey Shore Slammed by Hurricane Murphy

By David Frank _ Why does Phil Murphy hate small-business owners so much? The recent budget crisis may have averted a shutdown but the cost of the “solution” will be borne by thousands of people that rent and own vacation Read More

Small business federation endorses Webber

MORRISTOWN, NJ — The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) lined up behind Jay Webber on Thursday in this year’s battle to succeed Rodney Frelinghuysen in NJ-11.  “NFIB is the voice of small business owners and I’m proud to have it in my Read More