Success of New Healthcare Law Depends on Persuading Teachers: Will the NJEA Deliver?
After months of behind-the-scenes negotiation and to widespread acclaim, Governor Murphy signed into law S-2273/A-20, a healthcare reform bill that promises to reduce the cost of health benefits for both teachers and taxpayers. This widely…Read More
Will the NJEA Let Schools Reopen? Will They Demand More Money?
In the June 30 Wall Street Journal, Daniel DiSalvo of the Manhattan Institute discusses the issues presented (see below). The NJEA has made clear that it expects greater funding to provide for COVID-related safety measures,…Read More
Political Organizers Extend Domination of NJEA Leadership
InsiderNJ reports that Al Beaver has been named head of the NJEA’s Government Relations Division, its lobbying and political operations arm. Beaver is a long-time UniServ political organizer, and brings yet another political organizer into…Read More
Truth In Accounting: If NJ Borrows $5 Billion, It Won’t Be Able to Pay It Back
Sheila Weinberg, CEO of Truth In Accounting, wrote an excellent op-ed in NJSpotlight (here). Weinberg cautions that if NJ borrows $5 billion to plug its current budget gap, it will be unlikely that NJ can…Read More