Tag: economy

Coalition of legislators, business leaders launch effort to “unlock” N.J. economy

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – A group of 30 small business owners and a gaggle of North Jersey Republican politicians wants to “unlock” New Jersey, something which they define as developing and implementing an actual plan to reopen the Garden State’s largely-shuttered Read More

N.J. legislator will introduce bill to reopen non-essential businesses

TRENTON, N.J. – As protests percolate in state capitals around the country, one New Jersey legislator is preparing legislation to reopen New Jersey’s non-essential businesses… with restrictions.  “We need to make decisions based on science and common sense and not Read More

ROONEY: American innovation – not Murphy or Cuomo – will lead the way in safely reopening our economy (VIDEO)

TRENTON, N.J. – Antibody testing could help get Americans back to work; this scientific innovating could also raise legal issues for employers. Save Jersey Founder Matt Rooney joined the Chasing News A+ panel last week to discuss the ins and Read More

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

OPINION: The Trade War is Undoing President Trump’s Economic Achievements | Cucciniello

By Alex Cucciniello – President Trump was in the Garden State this week holding a rally in support of Democrat-turned-Republican Representative Jeff Van Drew, who announced last month in an Oval Office press conference his departure from the Democratic Party. Read More

JOBS REPORT: N.J. workforce still hasn’t recovered from the Great Recession

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – The Murphy Administration released new jobs numbers this week and the news is bleak.  In September 2019, the state experienced a net job loss of 200 positions. Meanwhile, the overall U.S. economy added 135,000 new jobs in Read More