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Stop referring to Murphy’s plan as “free” tuition; N.J. taxpayers will foot the bill! | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _  The vacationing Governor Phil Murphy’s plan for “free tuition” at New Jersey community colleges isn’t new, Save Jerseyans, but it’s no less terrible than when the idea first cropped up last fall, during the gubernatorial race. Read More

VIDEO: N.J. taxpayers won’t get reimbursed if Murphy’s “free” community college attendees flunk out

TRENTON, N.J. — The Murphy Administration’s causal disregard for the financial consequences of its nanny state proposals was again on full display this Wednesday during a meeting of the Assembly Budget Committee. Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz, a Republican from Union County, asked acting Secretary Read More

Kean: Murphy’s “free” college plan is irresponsible, wrongheaded

TRENTON, N.J. — Democrat Governor Phil Murphy’s proposed FY 2019 budget includes $50 million for just year one of a phased-in “free” New Jersey community college program; $45 million of the allotment will go to students with average family incomes below $45,000. “We Read More

Murphy, Christie act like they’re playing with Monopoly money

You may not have realized it, Save Jerseyans, but Monday was an exceptionally expensive day in your life as a New Jersey taxpayer. First out of the block, current Governor Chris Christie kicked things off by announcing the latest stage Read More

Should N.J. copy N.Y.’s tuition-free college program? Not so fast, state says

TRENTON — Now that New York has decided to offer a tuition-free program at its public colleges and universities, New Jersey lawmakers have been wondering: Should the Garden State take a similar approach? The answer: Not so fast, state officials Read More