Tag: economics

OPINION: I don’t want my children to grow up in Bernie’s world

By Rich Pezzullo _ I watched Bernie define Democrat Socialism and, after reflecting on his words, I consider him and his ideas dangerous. The former mayor of Burlington is ill-equipped to deliver on his vision of recreating “the economy and Read More

ANALYSIS: New Jersey is America’s 4th least free state

TRENTON, N.J. — The Garden State has notched another dubious distinction.  The libertarian think tank Cato Institute has ranked all 50 states and determined that New Jersey is America’s 4th least “free” state in 2018. Only New York (50th), Hawaii Read More

Citing benefits savings, Christie reverses course on PA tax reciprocity

Governor Chris Christie is walking back his decision to end income tax reciprocity with Pennsylvania, citing health benefit reform savings as the reason for his decision. He signed S-2749/A-4328 on Monday, legislation that reforms New Jersey state pharmacy benefits system and generating projecting savings of $200 Read More

OROHO: Economic Growth Needed – And Called For – In Highlands Region

A newspaper recently ran an editorial in opposition to easing development restrictions in the Highlands region with an argument that read: “The (Highlands) law is not designed to balance those (environmental) protections against the need to continue promoting economic growth Read More

Sweeney’s favorite new minimum wage ‘report’ is garbage. Here’s why.

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog You’ve probably seen plenty of Democrats and media-types trumpeting a report from the liberal think tank ‘New Jersey Policy Perspective’ touting the wonders! of a $15 minimum wage for those who might Read More

Kean mocks Sweeney, Senate Dems for planning to plan… eventually.

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Senate GOP Leader Tom Kean is famous for sharing his father’s amiable demeanor, Save Jerseyans, but when Steve Sweeney and his caucus made plans on Monday to introduce economic plans (?), the Westfield Republican Read More

We Could Use a Lil’ Voodoo, Mr. Senator!

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Cory Booker (D-Twitter) launched his U.S. Senate reelection campaign last week, Save Jerseyans, but the man who prides himself on being a post-partisan and supremely hip leader chose to rely on some antiquated Read More