Tag: cost

N.J. taxpayers will pay hundreds of millions more – per year – thanks to minimum wage hikes

TRENTON, N.J. – One of the many unintended consequences of New Jersey’s recent minimum wage increase is already biting taxpayers in the rear end. This week, the Murphy Administration announced a $54 million increase in subsidies for some qualifying families’ Read More

STUDY: New Jersey’s highway system ranks last in performance, cost-effectiveness

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey continues to spend far more than its regional neighbors on roads. All the same, evidence has been pouring in for some time now that our infrastructure remains in surprisingly terrible shape relative to the taxpayers’ Read More

Murphy’s $15 minimum wage will cost Middletown taxpayers an extra $750k annually

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. — Governor Phil Murphy’s decision to sign a $15 minimum wage hike bill on Monday isn’t only going to impact New Jersey’s private sector bottom line; local municipal and county leaders are bracing for dramatic, potentially budget-busting payroll expense Read More

Next up: Murphy invents statewide snow storm which isn’t in the forecast

By Matt Rooney _ The post-#snowmess over-brining of New Jersey roads is wasting valuable NJDOT resources (paid for by you, the taxpayers) AND driving New Jersey motorists’ car washing bills through the roof. It’s political theater, and it’s a damn disgrace Read More