Tag: Sweeney

As rich white guys battle for control, N.J. Democrats’ rhetoric doesn’t match their reality

By Matt Rooney _ This Phil Murphy vs. George Norcross battle has a lot of layers, Save Jerseyans. The EDA/tax credit angle, the internal North vs. South and “progressive” vs. machine angle, the newcomer vs. established order angle, an ideological Read More

The redistricting amendment is dead (for now) but N.J. democracy is still on the ropes

By Matt Rooney _ That’s all for now, Save Jerseyans. The Democrat legislative leadership’s efforts to reconfigure New Jersey’s districts according to an in-name-only “fairness” standard hit a brick wall and is back on the shelf for now. Republicans complained, Read More

Democrat legislative leaders will probe Murphy Administration sexual assault allegations

TRENTON, N.J. – Democrat Senate President Steve Sweeney and Democrat Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin agreed late Tuesday to launch a ‘Select Committee on Investigation’ to probe bombshell sexual assault allegations (and a possible cover up?) plaguing the Murphy Administration. Their decision 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