Tag: public

WHY YOUR TAXES STINK: N.J. public worker benefits cost 50% more than the national average

MORRISTOWN, NJ – There are a host of reasons why New Jersey residents property taxes are among the country’s worst. Chief among them: sky-high public worker retirement and benefit costs. Anyone paying attention knows that. What even fewer people understand Read More

Vote ‘No’ on N.J. Ballot Question #1, Trenton’s latest recklessly expensive abomination | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Study after study (most of which we share here at Save Jersey) confirm our state’s terrible fiscal condition, Save Jerseyans. It’s certainly not for lack of high-earners; on that front, we remain one of the wealthiest Read More

TK2 says Murphy’s new healthcare savings are “modest,” pushes for larger overhaul

TRENTON, N.J. — Governor Phil Murphy and the public sector unions were crowing a bit on Monday after announcing modest reforms to the public employee health care system, changes expected to generate somewhere around $500 million in savings over two Read More

In first post-Janus week, 1,000+ N.J. public union members signed up to ‘opt out’

TRENTON, N.J. — It’s a start, Save Jerseyans. In the first week following last month’s landmark Janus decision, at least 1,000 members of New Jersey’s public sector unions have signed up at MyPayMySay (https://www.mypaymysay.com/ or by phone at (833) 33-MYPAY) to initiate the Read More

CWA-NJ directs its members to dime out lame duck Christie appointees

“Lame duck” appointments aren’t unusual for departing governors even as his or her successor works through the transition phase, Save Jerseyans, but New Jersey’s branch of Communications Workers of America (AFL-CIO) is apparently determined to impede any Chris Christie holdouts from Read More