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Op-Ed: New Jerseyans Deserve Better Than Crashing Websites | Howley

By Tony Howley _ During the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are being forced to shut their doors and lay off their workers. More than 718,000 New Jerseyans have filed for unemployment since mid-March. Many are struggling to put food on their table. Instead Read More

ANALYSIS: N.J. ranked worst U.S. state for healthcare access even as it becomes a COVID-19 hot spot

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey’s over-regulated health care system provides worst-in-America health care access according to the results of a new study from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.  The study’s pre-release – designed to inform state policymakers at Read More

Actuary legislator warns: New Jersey’s pension system is “real close” to being too far gone

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey’s basket case of a pension system is in bad enough shape without help from the Murphy Administration. This week, we found out that the system returned just 6.27% rather than the 7.5% projected as of Read More

Gropacus: U.S. criminal justice system is “a cancer on the soul of our country”

By The Staff _ Senator Gropacus (a/k/a Cory Booker) defended Bob Menendez’s presumption of innocence while attempting to deprive Brett Kavanaugh of his. Last week? The presumed 2020 presidential candidate visited ‘The Daily Show’ hosted by Trevor Noah and denigrated the Read More

Parkland shooter always in trouble, never expelled. Why didn’t school system do more?

MIAMI — At times, Nikolas Cruz’s behavior could be a school administrator’s nightmare: Teachers and other students said he kicked doors, cursed at teachers, fought with and threatened classmates and brought a backpack with bullets to school. He collected a Read More

Moody’s Says NJ Still a Gamble, Despite Pension Fund Tapping Lottery Revenues

Despite a new law that funnels about $1 billion in annual New Jersey Lottery revenues directly into the state’s beleaguered public-employee pension system, a major Wall Street credit-rating agency is warning there remains “considerable risk” since the state faces still-rising Read More

Will the gas tax hike shore up New Jersey’s troubled pension system?

That’s the plan, Save Jerseyans. Smart government? Or short-sighted self-dealing? This new bipartisan measure spearheaded by South Jersey legislators from both houses — S2842/A4388 – would permit New Jersey’s newly replenished Transportation Trust Fund to borrow directly from New Jersey pension funds. Right now, the Read More