Tag: prevailing wage

Saving New Jersey in Four Steps

By Joe Schilp | Cross-posted from Joe’s Blog Every week it seems that I hear of someone I know that’s leaving New Jersey.  Why?  Too expensive to live here.  No jobs.  Taxes too high.  The bottom line is that government has Read More

Jamie Fox’s inane op-ed illustrates why we went broke in the first place

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The logic behind a guy seeking the GOP nomination for president appointing a former Torricelli/McGreevey bureaucrat to a critical cabinet post still eludes me, Save Jerseyans. But here we are. We’re saddled Read More

Fixing the Transportation Trust Fund Requires Getting Priorities in Order

By Daryn Iwicki | Americans for Prosperity Americans for Prosperity agrees that we need to do something to fund infrastructure and maintain our roads. No one disputes how important this is to our economy. The problem is lawmakers refuse to get Read More

Assembly Adopts Opportunity Act Edits

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Sending it back to the legislature “with minor modifications,” Governor Chris Christie acted upon Assembly Bill No. 3680 on Monday morning, legislation designed to streamline grants and tax breaks for businesses considering opening or expanding Read More

Save Jersey vs. Big Labor (VIDEO)

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog As promised, Save Jerseyans, here’s the video from my TV appearance on last night’s episode of Dom Time; I debated the role of Big Labor in our region with President of Philadelphia Building Construction & Trades Read More

Development Bill is Fatally Flawed

Don’t Be Fooled, Folks: Expanding the Prevailing Wage is Always a Bad Idea for New Jerseyans By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The so-called “New Jersey Economic Opportunity Act of 2013” is supposed to receive a General Assembly floor vote on Read More

Labor Bill Will Hurt Sandy Victims

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Public representatives are supposed to represent the entire public, Save Jerseyans. That’s the ideal, but it rarely works out that way. Especially not in Trenton, New Jersey, where Big Labor’s support is a sought-after Read More