Tag: Speech

LIVE: Murphy’s FY 2020 budget address at 2 p.m.

By The Staff _ More taxes and more spending appear to be on the menu for Governor Phil Murphy’s second budget speech, one which will assuredly attack criticism from Republicans, business groups, and an increasingly hostile legislative Democrat majority aligned Read More

Murphy signals more spending, higher taxes ahead of Tuesday’s budget address

TRENTON, N.J. — Anyone expecting Governor Phil Murphy to reverse course in his second-ever budget address appears destined for disappointment, Save Jerseyans. Murphy will present the outline of his FY 2020 proposal to a solidly-Democratic but less-than-solidly pro-Murphy legislature on Read More

Schepisi reacts to Murphy’s #SOTS: N.J. may need ‘to build a wall to keep residents in’

TRENTON, N.J. — Reaction to Governor Phil Murphy’s first state of the state address was far from unanimously positive on Tuesday, Save Jerseyans. Critics included Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi (R-39).  “Not one mention of any initiative to combat high property taxes, unaffordability Read More

Four years after the Rice debacle, College Republicans decry Rutgers hypocrisy ahead of Clinton visit

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Back in 2014, Rutgers students and members of the university faculty hounded former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice into voluntarily pulling out of her prior commitment to serve as commencement speaker. The protest concerned Rice’s involvement Read More

Donald Trump pushes for arming school employees in speech at CPAC

President Trump said Friday that gun-free school zones don’t protect students, as he renewed his call to arm more qualified teachers and other school employees. “When we declare our schools to be gun-free zones, it just puts our students in Read More