Tag: Spending

Asm. DiMaio: Murphy is lying about proposed FY 2020 spending hikes

TRENTON, N.J. – Spending more tax dollars is bad enough. Lying about how much more he’s spending? That’s worse. _ Assemblyman John DiMaio – the GOP budget officer – breaks down his beef with Governor Phil Murphy’s FY 2020 math Read More

AFP-NJ’s taxpayer scorecard is out. How did your legislator do? Find out.

TRENTON, N.J. – Did your legislators protect your tax dollars during the 2018-2019 legislative session? Our friends at Americans for Prosperity-New Jersey released their annual taxpayer scorecard on Friday morning. _ “It is no secret that New Jersey’s fiscal house Read More

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

MUST READ: The NJEA is fatter (but less financially secure?) than ever before

By The Staff _ The popular left-of-center education watchdog blog NJ Left Behind published an informative and eye-opening post on Tuesday, Save Jerseyans, analyzing the latest-available information on the spending of the notorious New Jersey Education Association (NJEA). Any taxpayer Read More

Who cares how good N.J. schools are if their students flee after graduation?

By Matt Rooney _ There’s a new study out which you may’ve seen or heard about in the news, Save Jerseyans, trumpeting New Jersey’s public schools as the second best in the nation. I have my issues with the methodology Read More

Pre-shutdown, Trenton Republicans pitch spending cap and structural reforms

TRENTON, N.J. — As a deadline for a state government shutdown inched closer on Saturday, Senate Republicans decided to pitch some ideas of their own to Governor Phil Murphy in light of the failure of his own party to reach a Read More