Tag: public

Murphy warns of mass state worker layoffs. Okay; join the club! | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Governor Phil Murphy’s Saturday afternoon presser included a dire warning which had nothing to do with hand washing or sheltering in place, Save Jerseyans. “We will have layoffs that will be historic,” Murphy declared, referring to Read More

Senate Dems will still meet, but they’ve banned the public from committee hearings

By Matt Rooney _ UPDATE: After this story ran, Senate Democrats announced later in the day that their Monday hearing were canceled.  Original story: – Look: panic or not, I get why the state legislature might not want to hold Read More

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