New Jersey

March 4, 2019

REPORT: MURPHY INTENDS TO TAX WEALTHY TO RAISE $447 MILLION FOR BUDGET

Governor Phil Murphy intends to tax the wealthy who earn over $1 million annually in order to plug a hole in the State budget.  Nj.com reports that Murphy wants to raise $447 million for the state budget with this special surcharge.  The higher tax rate will move from those who make over $5 million to …

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March 4, 2019

STATE OFFICES TO HAVE TWO HOUR DELAYED OPENING MONDAY DUE TO SNOW

State offices will be opening two hours late Monday morning due to the snowstorm that will drop over a half foot of snow on most of the state.  Governor Murphy Sunday night ordered the two hour delayed opening so crews can clear highways and streets.  The State put out 2,500 pieces of equipment to help …

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March 3, 2019

ANOTHER WEEK, ANOTHER GUBERNATORIAL STATE OF EMERGENCY

There’s another State of Emergency declared by New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy.  Murphy Sunday declared the emergency in advance of a winter storm that will bring a half foot of snow to some parts of the state, but just rain for Cape May County.  Murphy says the Monday morning commute remains the greatest concern and …

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March 3, 2019

MURPHY ADMINISTRATION SEEKS INFORMATION ON RELATIVES’ HIRINGS IN NJ

The Phil Murphy administration is seeking answers regarding hiring practices in State agencies as they relate to relatives.  Murphy was stung by a USA Today report last week that showed questionable hiring practices in a schools authority.  Murphy want...