New Report Ranks New Jersey Bottom Five in Economic Outlook

file photo by Boyd Loving

Apr 17, 2018

by AFP

Trenton NJ, Americans for Prosperity-New Jersey (AFP-NJ) on Tuesday responded to a report released by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) that ranks New Jersey as having the fifth-worst economic outlook in the country. The 11th Edition of Rich States, Poor States: ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index ranks […]

By |April 19th, 2018|Trenton|0 Comments

New Jersey is currently ranked 49th in the United States for its economic performance

April 18,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Arlington VA , The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) today released the much anticipated 2018 edition of Rich States, Poor States. Utah again earns the top spot for states with the best economic outlook, followed by Idaho, Indiana, North Dakota and Arizona. Several states’ success in increased rankings can be tied directly to […]

By |April 18th, 2018|Trenton|0 Comments

They Are Running for the Doors, Geber Foods Plans Exit from New Jersey

April 17,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Florham Park NJ, in what looks like the first of many, baby food giant Gerber food said Monday that it will be closing its headquarters in Florham Park and moving to Arlington, Virginia, beginning the transition in January 2019.

Gerber will move operations to the same building as its sister […]

By |April 17th, 2018|Trenton|3 Comments

Tax Freedom Day 2018 Will Not Fall In New Jersey until May 3rd

Tax Freedom Day falls on April 19th

April 15,2018
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, according to the Tax Foundation ,Tax Freedom Day is the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay its total tax bill for the year. In 2018, Tax Freedom Day falls on April 19th, 109 days […]

By |April 15th, 2018|village of ridgewood|3 Comments

People always say to me I hate Politics

April 9,2018

John Wohlberg

“People always say to me I hate Politics, I can’t deal w all the back and forth and the fighting. Well Politics is all around you. Its in that check you write to your Mortgage Company every month and its in the Schools you drive your kids to everyday. NJ Politicians have completely […]

By |April 9th, 2018|Bergen County|0 Comments

Reader says Every Village administrator thinks money grows on trees

Ridgewood will soon rank #1 in the state for taxes. Every Village administrator thinks money grows on trees and continues to use it wildly without contemplating the effect on the residents. I have actually been told “What’s YOUR problem? THIS is RIDGEWOOD and we can afford ANYTHING.” In many cases we can conveniently forget about […]

By |March 24th, 2018|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

The Organization For Economic Growth Calls On N.J. Legislators To Reject Gov. Murphy’s Toxic Budget Proposal


March 14,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Wayne NJ , Calling Gov. Phil Murphy FY-2019 budget another nail in New Jersey’s economic coffin, the New Jersey Organization for Economic Growth is calling on all legislatures to reject the governor spending plan and create a fiscally responsible budget.

“The governor’s economic plan in no way represents the fiscal […]

By |March 14th, 2018|Trenton|2 Comments

Murphy Plans to Deliver on Promises to Raise Your Taxes

march 14,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Trenton NJ, Gov. Murphy introduces 2019 budget in State House address, and no surprise he rattled off a series of significant tax increases for the garden State . Murphy had run on a platform of raising taxes or what critics called “Murphy’s Law” and here is just a few […]

By |March 14th, 2018|Trenton|6 Comments

New Jersey Republican Leadership Stands Together On 2018 Priorities

February 11,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood

Trenton NJ,  NJGOP Chairman Doug Steinhardt, Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean, Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick and GOP Chair of Chairs Jose Arango released the following statement regarding their shared commitment to protect New Jersey families from the dangerous agendas of Democrats at all levels of government and to promote […]

By |February 11th, 2018|Trenton|4 Comments


February 1,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Trenton NJ,New Jersey Attorney General’s Office  TAX IDENTITY THEFT AWARENESS WEEK: January 29-February 3 is New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell “Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week” to spread awareness of tax-related identity theft and IRS imposter scams. Stay tuned throughout the week for the best ways to avoid […]

By |February 1st, 2018|Trenton|0 Comments