Tag: increase

Tone deaf? N.J. school district okays cap-busting $128M budget

MORRIS TWP., N.J. – The Morris School District approved a $128.2 million 2020-21 budget on Monday according to a report from MorristownGreen.com. That’s a 2.6% increase at a time when the COVID-19 statewide lockdown is expected to severely depress tax Read More

N.J. taxpayers will pay hundreds of millions more – per year – thanks to minimum wage hikes

TRENTON, N.J. – One of the many unintended consequences of New Jersey’s recent minimum wage increase is already biting taxpayers in the rear end. This week, the Murphy Administration announced a $54 million increase in subsidies for some qualifying families’ Read More

Mikie Sherrill supports the gas tax hike bill… just not the hikes? | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Politicians have been known to “evolve” or change their minds, Save Jerseyans, but some instances are a little more obvious (and nakedly opportunistic) than others. On rare occasions? After all of the flip-flopping, triangulating, mealy-mouthed back-tracking, Read More

Webber demands repeal of latest N.J. gas tax hike

WHIPPANY, N.J. – The Murphy Administration’s move to raise New Jersey’s gas tax by another 4.3 cents — meaning that the tax has now tripled since 2016 — is meeting widespread opposition among residents. Among those residents is Assemblyman Jay Webber Read More

VIDEO: Spadea, Rooney rip Dover government’s 50-to-60% pay raises

It was a Democrat president who said “ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country,” Save Jerseyans. Of course, that was a very long time ago. Today’s Democrat Party is exemplified by the leadership of Dover, Read More

See, We Told You So: President Trump may soon validate N.J. gas tax opponents’ fears

Back in June of last year, I had a written a few articles about the ill effects of the gas tax here at Matt Rooney‘s Save Jersey Blog. I warned you how, on top of the then-proposed New Jersey gas tax increase, Read More