New Jersey’s Fiscal Apocalypses May Finally Be Here

May 22,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, , In a new report, Moody’s Investors Service described New Jersey’s April income tax collections, which were down 1 percent from last year, as an outlier and “weaker than expected.” NJ Treasurer Elizabeth Muoio told the Assembly Budget Committee on Monday. “A reality check on the urgent […]

By |May 22nd, 2018|Trenton|1 Comment

CDC : Autism Prevalence Highest in New Jersey

April 28,2018

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Washington DC, according to the CDC ,about 1 in 59 eight -year-old children in 11 communities across the United States were identified as having autism in 2014, according to a report published today in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Surveillance Summary.

The data in this report come from […]

By |April 28th, 2018|Trenton|0 Comments

ICE arrests 60 during public safety operation in New Jersey

April 28,2018

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Newark NJ,  Officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 60 individuals throughout New Jersey during a 5-day public safety operation ending April 20.
The operation focused on individuals illegally present in the U.S. that had been convicted of serious criminal activity, to include […]

By |April 28th, 2018|Trenton|1 Comment

New Jersey Moves To Ban Tackle Football For Kids Under 12



Prohibits children under age 12 from participating in tackle football.

An Act concerning youth athletics and supplementing Title 5 of the Revised Statutes and P.L.2010, c.94 (C.18A:40-41.1 et seq.).

Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

1.    a.   As used in this section:

“Tackle […]

By |April 8th, 2018|village of ridgewood|3 Comments

Current School Funding Formula Inherently Unfair

March 24,2018

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River Vale NJ, assemblywomen Holly Schepisi comments on the unfair nature of the school funding formula, “If anyone ever wants to know why I fight so hard to revamp how we fund our schools in New Jersey and why I do not believe that the current formulas are fair, […]

By |March 24th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

So, what does a State of Emergency mean?

March 22,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, got a few mails by readers asking what does it really mean with the Governor declares a state of emergency? We found this on the New Jersey State Police Facebook page

So, what does a State of Emergency mean? Here are a few Q & A’s provided by […]

By |March 22nd, 2018|Trenton|0 Comments

New Jersey on the Verge of Becoming Greece

March  20,2018

by Daniel J. Mitchell  (

Trenton NJ, this is from an article called , New Jersey’s Fiscal Train Wreck, Just ask Greece how well continually raising taxes and spending works.

by Daniel J. Mitchell, Daniel J. Mitchell is a Washington-based economist who specializes in fiscal policy, particularly tax reform, international tax competition, and the economic burden […]

By |March 20th, 2018|Trenton|1 Comment

Gary’s is Opening its Fifth Location in Closter New Jersey

March 10,2018

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Closter, NJ, also known as the “Hub of the Northern Valley,” has just welcomed Gary’s of Closter, to their town. Gary’s Wine & Marketplace began as a small wine shop in Madison, New Jersey in 1987 and has since grown to be one of the largest fine wine businesses […]

By |March 11th, 2018|Bergen County|0 Comments

Threat of Massive Murphy Tax Increase Already Driving Away Jobs from New Jersey

February 21,2018

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Trenton NJ, since the election of Phil Murphy New Jersey’s unemployment rate has continued to increase putting it now almost one full percentage point higher than the U.S. unemployment rate.

New Jersey’s economic growth has lagged behind the rest of the country for years, according to the U.S. Bureau of […]

By |February 21st, 2018|Trenton|5 Comments

Murphy Sides with Illegals and Criminals Moving New Jersey one Step Closer, “Sanctuary State” status

January 28,2018

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Trenton NJ, This week Governor Phil Murphy was involved  with a series of announcements demonstrating he will be taking sides against residents and citizens and favoring illegals and criminals.

The Governor “Sanctuary Phil” Murphy campaigned on massive tax raises and turning New Jersey into a sanctuary state . This week he […]

By |January 28th, 2018|Trenton|5 Comments