Tag: community

Stop referring to Murphy’s plan as “free” tuition; N.J. taxpayers will foot the bill! | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _  The vacationing Governor Phil Murphy’s plan for “free tuition” at New Jersey community colleges isn’t new, Save Jerseyans, but it’s no less terrible than when the idea first cropped up last fall, during the gubernatorial race. Read More

VIDEO: N.J. taxpayers won’t get reimbursed if Murphy’s “free” community college attendees flunk out

TRENTON, N.J. — The Murphy Administration’s causal disregard for the financial consequences of its nanny state proposals was again on full display this Wednesday during a meeting of the Assembly Budget Committee. Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz, a Republican from Union County, asked acting Secretary Read More

Kean: Murphy’s “free” college plan is irresponsible, wrongheaded

TRENTON, N.J. — Democrat Governor Phil Murphy’s proposed FY 2019 budget includes $50 million for just year one of a phased-in “free” New Jersey community college program; $45 million of the allotment will go to students with average family incomes below $45,000. “We Read More

Lance, MacArthur Offer Prerebuttals of #SOTU

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog President Barack Obama will deliver his second-to-last (there’s a silver-lining!) State of the Union Address on Tuesday night, Save Jerseyans, and consistent with this reputation for stubborn ideological behavior and extreme partisan Read More

Christie Files Direct Appointments

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Direct appointments do NOT require the advice or the consent of the State Senate: Direct Appointments NEW JERSEY COMMISSION ON NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Public Members Appoint Daniel O. Croson, Jr. (Carteret, Middlesex) Read More