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Sunlight Blog

 

Star-Ledger’s Moran: “More taxes, more spending, more borrowing! It’s party time in Trenton!”

The Star-Ledger’s Tom Moran’s title succinctly captures NJ’s FY2021 COVID budget.  Moran notes that despite the negative impact of COVID, spending will be increased 4%.  NJ citizens and businesses are tightening their belts, but not…

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NJSpotlight Headline Says It All: “NJ lawmakers find millions for pet projects in budget that borrows billions, raises taxes”

Jon Reitmeyer hits the nail on the head in his NJSpotlight article.   Despite past words to the contrary, Gov. Murphy is acting as if nothing has changed with COVID.  Government spending and payrolls certainly…

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NJ Debt Worst in America (Again), but Gov. Murphy Is Borrowing $4.5 billion More

Truth in Accounting came out with its “Financial State of the States 2020,” an annual report on how much debt-per-taxpayer each state owes.  New Jersey once again ranked DEAD LAST in the nation for the…

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Thanks, Governor! NJEA-Funded New Direction Repays the Favors with a $1.25 Million Ad Campaign

NJLeftBehind nails it.  In a timely piece today, Laura Waters makes the connection between the NJEA going 7-for-7 on Gov. Murphy’s budget and recently signed legislation and a $1.25 million TV campaign by New Direction…

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NJLeftBehind Nails It: NJEA-Funded New Direction Repays Gov. Murphy with a $1.25 million Ad Campaign

NJLeftBehind nails it.  In a timely piece today, Laura Waters makes the connection between the NJEA going 7-for-7 on Gov. Murphy’s budget and recently signed legislation and a $1.25 million TV campaign by New Direction…

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Ugly Truths And Hard Facts About New Jersey’s Pension Crisis, Part I

“Think of what we could have accomplished with the billions and billions of dollars that have gone instead towards making up for years of skipped pension payments.” – September 8, 2020 – New Jersey Treasurer…

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NJLeftBehind Re-Posts Sunlight Policy’s Blog on NJEA’s Big Policy Wins Thanks to Gov. Murphy

Thanks to NJLeftBehind for re-posting Sunlight Policy’s blog on the NJEA and its public-sector union allies going eight-for-eight in policy wins in Governor Murphy’s recent governance of the state.  The picture used by NJLeftBehind is…

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NJLeftBehind Reposts SPCNJ’s Blog on NJEA’s Explicit Bullying of Superintendents

Thank, NJLB!  Repost is here.

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