Tag: small business

Op-Ed: State, federal COVID-19 small business programs missed the mark | Bergen

By Brian Bergen _ State and federal programs to help small businesses have completely missed the mark. These programs were well received by legislators, and it is understandable that those who have never started or run a small business think Read More

Small business group: Christie’s $380 million tax cut is a ‘short-lived victory’

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Christie is pushing a massive cut in New Jersey’s unemployment insurance taxes on employers, Save Jerseyans, but Laurie Ehlbeck of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). “Small businesses fighting for survival in Read More

2016 Off To a Dreadful Start for Small Businesses in New Jersey

By Laurie Ehlbeck We haven’t even made it out of the first quarter of 2016 but there is already plenty for small businesses in New Jersey to be concerned about on the upcoming legislative calendar. Senator Sweeney and Speaker Prieto Read More

There’s No Room for Compromise on Job-Killing Minimum Wage Hikes

Save Jersey has relentlessly argued that hiking New Jersey minimum wage is a terrible, economically-catastrophic idea.   The free enterprise system created America’s Middle Class. Continued government tinkering in the free market has brought mean wage earners to their knees and sent job Read More

The Attack on the Middle Class

Cross-Posted via MoreMonmouthMusings.net During Bob Menendez’s first year in the U.S. Senate, 2006, there was a health care bill before the Senate designed to make insurance premiums more affordable for small businesses. The bill would have allowed small businesses to join Read More

The Dumbest Idea in the History of Trenton Economic Idiocy

I suppose after signing on to so many of Governor Chris Christie’s key proposals, the ambitious Senate President Steve Sweeney needs to do something else to convince his party’s liberal Democrat base that he’s still on their team… …like propose Read More

ObamaCare Makes Life Harder for NJ Mom & Pop Shops

There are two things in the healthcare debate that everyone knows to be true, Save Jerseyans. First, it is clear that health insurance in the United States is expensive, maybe even prohibitively so. Because insurers cannot compete across state lines Read More