Tag: tuition

Are Rutgers students and taxpayers paying more for “settlements, buyouts and golden parachutes”?

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Tuition is on the rise at Rutgers University again, Save Jerseyans, to the tune of 2.3% for the 2018-2019 academic year. What, exactly, are students paying for? On Monday, state Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-26) unloaded on Read More

Stop referring to Murphy’s plan as “free” tuition; N.J. taxpayers will foot the bill! | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _  The vacationing Governor Phil Murphy’s plan for “free tuition” at New Jersey community colleges isn’t new, Save Jerseyans, but it’s no less terrible than when the idea first cropped up last fall, during the gubernatorial race. Read More

VIDEO: N.J. taxpayers won’t get reimbursed if Murphy’s “free” community college attendees flunk out

TRENTON, N.J. — The Murphy Administration’s causal disregard for the financial consequences of its nanny state proposals was again on full display this Wednesday during a meeting of the Assembly Budget Committee. Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz, a Republican from Union County, asked acting Secretary Read More

ROONEY: New Jerseyans “have to break the law” to get Phil Murphy’s attention

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy’s latest giveaway? Taxpayer-subsidized tuition aid for illegal aliens residing in the Garden State. The state is presently accepting applications, and Murphy’s radical vision of a “Sanctuary State” is one step closer to reality. Read More

An under-discussed point: Murphy’s ‘free’ college push won’t help young illegals

By Matt Rooney _ There are plenty of moral and constitutional reasons why subsidized tuition for non-citizens is a terrible idea for New Jersey. “Free” college is the ultimate goal and you’re kidding yourself if you believe otherwise; yesterday’s move Read More

WEBBER: “Taxpayers and citizens are the lowest priority in Governor Murphy’s pecking order”

By Jay Webber _ This new law is fundamentally wrong for our citizens and taxpayers. In the Assembly and now, I stand in defense of a basic belief: that citizens of the United States should be treated as well or Read More

VIDEO: Phil Murphy Wants N.J. To Pay For Illegal Immigrants’ College Tuition

First it was subsidized attorneys… Now New Jersey is going to give out subsidized illegal immigrant college tuition? Save Jersey contributor Katie Cericola explains why Governor Phil Murphy’s new ploy is a sure loser for New Jersey’s taxpayers and more than a little Read More

Should N.J. copy N.Y.’s tuition-free college program? Not so fast, state says

TRENTON — Now that New York has decided to offer a tuition-free program at its public colleges and universities, New Jersey lawmakers have been wondering: Should the Garden State take a similar approach? The answer: Not so fast, state officials Read More

Rutgers favors the long-dead over its loan-battered living

Yes, we routinely give Rutgers University’s administration a healthy dose of grief here at Save Jersey. Don’t feel bad; it’s all well deserved. Taking hundreds of millions of dollars in tax dollars to transform a legendary, historic institution into a Read More