Tag: Governor

OPINION: The Glaring Cognitive Dissonance Plaguing Phil Murphy’s Tax Policies

By Michael Patrick Carroll _ From Hizzonor, boasting about a company relocating to New Jersey: “Governor Murphy Announces Teva Pharmaceuticals to Locate US Headquarters in New Jersey” – The pull quote: “The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) approved performance-based Read More

Pennacchio compares Murphy’s shopping bag tax to Florio’s toilet paper tax

TRENTON, N.J. — State Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-26) isn’t just calling on Governor Phil Murphy to veto the recent 5 cent paper and plastic bag tax passed by New Jersey’s legislature. He’s also planning to introduce legislation to repeal it if Read More

ELITISTS, UNITE! Chelsea Handler, Al Gore tweet support for Murphy’s budget

TRENTON, N.J. — If he’s trying to convince people that his budget his pro-Middle Class, winning the support of two of the liberal left’s most notorious elitists isn’t exactly on message.  All the same, both “comedian” Chelsea Handler and former Read More

Notes from Phil Murphy’s budget conference call

By Holly Schepisi _ Fascinating conference call. I joined in the Democratic State Committee conference call with Governor Murphy 1-609-246-3298 to talk about the budget. There is a proposed spending increase of several billion dollars, tax increases on everything from Read More

MEMORIAL (PAY)DAY FOR TRENTON: Murphy praises gas tax hike scam as prices soar

By Matt Rooney _ Phil Murphy is (finally) admitting how he feels about the October 2016 gas tax hike. At a Wednesday bill signing event, the Democrat Governor lauded the historic increase — one which robbed New Jersey of one Read More

Op-Ed: “Millionaires Tax” Not the N.J. Fairy Tale Governor Murphy is Selling

By Rosemary Becchi, J.D., L.L.M. _ We all know how the story goes: Steal from the rich and give to the poor.  In the story, it’s noble and righteous for the hero to take these actions.  So, it’s no surprise Read More

Oops: Murphy owned stock in N.J. GOP Senate candidate’s much-maligned cancer drug company

TRENTON, N.J. — Despite abusing his power to protect one of America’s most notorious Medicare scam artists, Bob Menendez is working overtime to make an issue out his presumptive Republican opponent Bob Hugin’s tenure at cancer drug titan company Celgene. Read More