Tag: union

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

Leading N.J. Trump supporter urges police unions to “get out of the bed with the Democrats”

TRENTON, N.J. — The murder of a California police officer, allegedly by a illegal alien suspect, has added more fuel to the already combustible national immigration debate which, at present, has the U.S. federal government in partial shutdown mode. A Read More

Another reason why voting matters: NEA loses 87k fee payers post-Janus

By Matt Rooney _ As if you need another reason to vote for Bob Hugin and Republicans today, Save Jerseyans, here it is: A new report has found that the National Education Association (NEA) lost 17,000 members (and more significantly 87,000 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

Murphy pillories SCOTUS, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin at AFSCME convention

BOSTON, MASS. — He’s once again choosing public sector unions over the people who pay their members’ salaries and benefits.  The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employee (AFSCME) union is holding its convention in Boston this week, and New Jersey Read More

OPINION: Sweeney’s ‘radical surgery’ option is actually cosmetic (at best)

By Matt Rooney _ Senate President Steve Sweeney isn’t the Trenton Republicans’ least favorite person these days. He hasn’t been for a long time, actually, given his fair weather tactical alliance with Chris Christie during the latter politician’s stormy tenure Read More