Tag: economy

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

FAIL: Murphy’s alleged India trip job gains canceled out by N.J. private sector losses

TRENTON, N.J. – Governor Phil Murphy trumpeted 1,200+ new jobs on Thursday which he says came out of his controversial business mission to India.  Unfortunately for Murphy? And his state’s long-suffering residents? The New Jersey Labor Department also released August Read More

Op-Ed: New Jersey’s Economy Relies on Increasing Tourism | Cody-Bjelka

By Kathleen Cody-Bjelka _ New Jersey ended this summer’s tourism season on a high note. Vacationers crowded the Jersey Shore’s newly replenished beaches for what was the fifth hottest summer on record in the past 125 years. Local business owners who saw Read More

If a recession does happen? Phil Murphy’s New Jersey is screwed.

By Matt Rooney _ Is the United States talking itself into a recession? Maybe. What is clear: if one happens in the next six months to two years, Save Jerseyans, the State of New Jersey is screwed. – We’ve written Read More

2.5 years after predicting a Trump economic meltdown, how does Krugman still have a job?

By Matt Rooney _ Unemployment is now at a 49-year low mark (at 3.6% for April 2019) with 263,000 new jobs having been created last month. The last time it was lower? December 1969 when it was 3.5%. The average Read More