Will Phil Murphy be a union yes-man?

By Star-Ledger Editorial Board

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New Jersey has the highest property taxes in the nation, a crushing burden to middle-class families and indisputably the top concern of voters.

It’s a problem that can’t be solved until we contain the salaries and benefits of public workers. That is not a liberal view, or a conservative view. It is about […]

By |August 28th, 2017|Trenton|2 Comments

In New Jersey Governor’s Race, Money Can Take a Circuitous Route


Newark. Credit Todd Heisler/The New York Times

Sheila McPherson is listed as a homemaker on an Internal Revenue Service report from the Democratic Governors Association. This year, Ms. McPherson donated $80,000 to the association, the first time, records show, that she gave to the national group. She also sent $10,000 to the […]

By |August 28th, 2017|Trenton|1 Comment

The alt-left’s attack on history: And they think Trump’s crazy?

Updated on August 27, 2017 at 10:38 AM Posted on August 27, 2017 at 6:55 AM

By Paul Mulshine

Columnist, The Star-Ledger

Who’s buried in Grant’s Tomb?

That question used to be part of an old joke. But the answer might soon be “no one” if certain New York politicians get their way.

New York Mayor Bill DeBlasio has called […]

By |August 28th, 2017|2017|2 Comments

WTF MSM!? Where’s coverage of Dem. senator’s corruption trial?

file photo by Boyd Loving

Posted August 22, 2017 03:58 PM by Rob Eno


Government spending essential to eclipse viewing … Never let a crisis, or, seemingly, an astronomical observance, go to waste. That’s the message of Emily Atkin, who wrote in the New Republic, “Trump’s budget cuts could mess up your next solar eclipse […]

By |August 24th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Lauding hi-tech education, Sharpton at his side, Murphy doubles down on courting Newark vote

August 22, 2017 at 6:23 PM

With the Rev. Al Sharpton at his side, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy made a campaign stop today at a hi-tech education center in Newark’s South Ward, saying the state needed to support urban youth to succeed in a globalized and digitized economy.

“We’ve got to be here, backing up these […]

By |August 24th, 2017|Trenton|1 Comment

Could A Democratic Corruption Scandal Help Repeal ObamaCare?

ED MORRISSEYPosted at 12:01 pm on August 18, 2017

Remember Robert Menendez? The Democratic Senator from New Jersey has kept a relatively low profile since being indicted in early 2015on corruption charges, perhaps hoping to play out the clock. His effort to stave off a trial by using the Speech or Debate Clause ran aground at […]

By |August 20th, 2017|Obamacare|1 Comment

Menendez trial brings high stakes for N.J. and Democratic fight against Trump

file photo by Boyd Loving

Updated: AUGUST 18, 2017 — 10:09 AM EDT

by Jonathan Tamari, Washington Bureau  @JonathanTamari |  [email protected]

WASHINGTON — The stakes for Sen. Bob Menendez’s corruption case have grown to national proportions.

More than two years since the Democrat was charged with allegedly trading influence for lavish gifts, his trial begins Tuesday in Newark, N.J. […]

By |August 20th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Exclusive: Murphy Plans to Raise $1.3 Billion in Taxes

Tax hikes for millionaires, hedge fund managers, large corporations and pot smokers anchor Democrat’s plan.

Phil Murphy’s proposed tax increases would raise roughly $1.3 billion a year, his spokesman told Observer on Thursday, releasing for the first time a cost estimate of the Democratic gubernatorial nominee’s plans to pay for a multitude of campaign promises.

A separate […]

By |August 18th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Reader says time for Cory Booker to Go

file photo by Boyd Loving

When is Cory Booker going to be taken down? He wants to be known as the former Mayor of Newark, but he really is from the silver spoon community of Harrington Park. He claims to have lived on Hawthorne Avenue in Newark during his tenure in office, but I would be […]

By |August 15th, 2017|Bergen County|7 Comments

Health insurance premiums expected to increase for New Jerseyans in 2018

By Anjalee Khemlani, August 11, 2017 at 8:05 AM

Weeks after the collapse of the attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, uncertainty around federal action is affecting premium rates and continues to unsettle the health insurance industry.

“The continued uncertainty is making it very difficult for carriers,” said New Jersey Association of Health Plans […]

By |August 15th, 2017|Obamacare|0 Comments