Tag: economy

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

Witch Hunt is Over: Time for Congress to Go to Work (OPINION)

By Frank Pallotta _ The Mueller Investigation that has dominated national policy and politics for nearly two years, ended with a whimper – not the bang that the ‘Never Trumpers” had hoped for.  Mueller found no Russian collusion, no conspiracy Read More

ANALYSIS: Under Phil Murphy, the N.J. economy continues to limp along

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – An analysis of New Jersey’s September’s monthly jobs report by Garden State Initiative (GSI) making little progress in a game of catch-up to compensate for prior workforce losses. While New Jersey employers created 1,900 private sector jobs, and New Jersey’s Read More

REPORT: New Jersey’s job market is in worse shape than it appears

TRENTON, N.J. — The United States economy is roaring and helping Americans find jobs but, here in New Jersey, there is weakness beneath the surface. The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development recently celebrated New Jersey’s 4.2% unemployment Read More

N.J. ranks #1 for millennials living at home | Thomas

By Brian Thomas _ “Mom? Dad? I’m Home:” The list of population segments overwhelmed by the financial crisis facing New Jersey appears to grow year after year as Millennials can now be included with senior citizens, limited income families, and Read More