Tag: business

N.J. needs to give long-term economic dangers same attention as COVID-19 | Bergen

By Brian Bergen _ The economic fallout from measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will likely be severe. Hundreds of thousands of employers and their millions of employees could be without a job in the coming months. We aren’t Read More

SURVEY: Nearly half of LD40 businesses say they won’t survive the next 3 weeks

MIDLAND PARK, N.J. – Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips (R-40) had and idea: survey 300 North Jersey businesses (hailing from his district extending from Northern Bergen into Passaic County) to see how they’re weathering the COVID-19 outbreak. What he discovered wasn’t comforting. Read More

Angry Murphy instructs New Jerseyans to rat out fellow residents defying his executive order

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy sees little or no chance of an easing up on his draconian, slapdash “stay at home” restrictions by Easter, the date by which President Trump said this week he would like to see Read More

Hey Phil Murphy: Tell us what’s going to be open, closed! Now!

By The Staff _ Governor Phil Murphy is teasing a likely statewide closure of “non-essential” New Jersey businesses. He’s not giving too many other details, and the uncertainty is complicating an already confused situation.  Save Jersey Founder Matt Rooney thinks Read More

DISASTER: Phil Murphy’s N.J. business tax climate ranked worst in U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – New Jersey is once again getting recognition for a dubious distinction: The Garden State has America’s worst business tax climate according to the Washington, D.C.-based Tax Foundation’s brand new 2020 state-by-state comparative index. – It’s not even Read More

What CEOs know but Murphy doesn’t | Wirths

By Assemblyman Hal Wirths _ Gov. Murphy penned an editorial this past Sunday in the Star-Ledger celebrating the Business Roundtable, a group comprised of CEOs of the nation’s major companies, after they changed their mission statement to focus on the betterment of Read More