Tag: taxpayer

If N.J. legislators rally around new elected “taxpayer advocate” idea, then why do we need them?

By Matt Rooney _ It just keeps getting better, Save Jerseyans. As Murphy era Trenton ramps up spending, taxing and borrowing for FY 2019 and beyond, there’s a new idea percolating under the Dome from those who, to their credit, Read More

SPONSORED POST: AFP-NJ’s Taxpayer Scorecard grades are scary

AFP-NJ’s Taxpayer Scorecard grades all lawmakers based on their voting records on a number of issues—including taxes, spending, corporate cronyism and free speech. The results are scary. Only 20 of our state lawmakers earned an A rating or above. Nearly 90 of Read More

Cops arrest angry taxpayer accused of threatening mayor on Facebook

OCEAN TOWNSHIP — A 75-year-old Monmouth County man angry over a property tax increase threatened on Facebook to burn down the mayor’s house, authorities said. Arthur Morse was arrested and charged with making terroristic threats, Ocean Township police said in Read More

AFP releases 2014-2015 Taxpayer Scorecard

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Who’s doing what you elected them to do? And who isn’t? Americans for Prosperity (AFP) issued its ratings for the recently-concluded 216th Legislative Session on Wednesday, Save Jerseyans, and 14 lawmakers earned “Taxpayer Hero” Read More

Is that where some of Zuckerberg’s money went?

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Yes, the $100 million donated by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to Newark public school in 2010 was bled away by consultants, waste and corruption. The bureaucratic translation? Initiatives. I could’ve told him that Read More