Tag: new jersey

Imperiled N.J. weed bill would allow expungements for criminals possessing 5lbs of pot

TRENTON, N.J. – State Senator Kip Bateman (R-16) announced late on Friday afternoon that he is a “no” for Monday’s schedule floor vote on legislation to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey. According to Save Jersey sources on State Street, Read More

Op-Ed: Phil Murphy’s politics of utopia are killing New Jersey

By Chris DiPiazza _ It is no secret that every branch of New Jersey government is under the control of the Democratic Party led by Governor Phil Murphy. Although personally successful in his financial career, Governor Murphy is demonstrating no real Read More

O’Scanlon blasts Murphy for not budgeting for minimum wage increase

By Art Gallagher _ Governor Phil Murphy and his team apparently failed to account for the impact on the minimum wage increase he signed into law earlier this year will have on his own State Budget.   Senator Declan O’Scanlon called Read More

AFP-NJ’s taxpayer scorecard is out. How did your legislator do? Find out.

TRENTON, N.J. – Did your legislators protect your tax dollars during the 2018-2019 legislative session? Our friends at Americans for Prosperity-New Jersey released their annual taxpayer scorecard on Friday morning. _ “It is no secret that New Jersey’s fiscal house Read More

LD8: Guadagno, Saxton, Layton, Allen, and small army of 70 GOP leaders line up against Howarth

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – The race to unseat incumbent GOP Assemblyman Joe Howarth (R-8) appears to be tilting in the challenger’s favor, at least in terms of party support.  On Thursday night, Burlington Republicans released a list of 70 Republican Read More

SURVEY: 70% of N.J. accountants hate Phil Murphy’s budget

ROSELAND, N.J. – Governor Phil Murphy’s tax-laden FY 2020 state budget proposal is getting low marks from New Jersey’s accountants.  The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) polled approximately 500 state accountants this March, and 70% of those Read More