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A “Fact-Lite” Statement from Working Families

Via InsiderNJ, Working Families spokesman Rob Duffey issued a statement yesterday challenging Senate President Sweeney’s characterization of Working Families state director Sue Altman as a “paid protester.” Calling it a “Trumpian epithet,” Duffey claimed that…

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Wake Up New Jersey: Gov. Murphy Wants To Raise Your Taxes, and Not Just on Millionaires

NJ Spotlight wrote a revealing article on Governor Murphy’s tax-hike plans.  If it were up to Murphy – that is, if senate president Sweeney weren’t resisting Murphy – the state sales tax would rise from…

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What the Star-Ledger’s Tom Moran Didn’t Ask Working Families’ Sue Altman

The Star-Ledger’s Tom Moran interviewed Sue Altman, state director of Working Families Alliance, who was famously removed from a state senate hearing on the corporate incentives program. In the interview, Altman claims that Working Families…

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Due to High Taxes and Costs, Poll Shows 44% of NJ Residents Want to Leave

Thanks to the Garden State Initiative and Fairleigh-Dickinson for their recent polling, which serves to confirm what SPCNJ detailed in its recent report “Beware the Downward Spiral.” For decades, New Jersey’s most powerful special interest,…

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Thanks to Politico, InsiderNJ for Re-Posting SPCNJ’s Star-Ledger Op-Ed on Sue Altman

The more New Jersey citizens who know that Sue Altman is a shill for the NJEA, the better. Read the Star-Ledger Op-Ed here. HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL.

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Don’t be fooled. The woman dragged from the Norcross hearing speaks for the NJEA | Opinion

By Star-Ledger Guest Columnist By Mike Lilley Recent news headlines have been ablaze with stories about the forced removal of Working Families Alliance State Director Sue Altman from a state Senate hearing on New Jersey’s…

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Thanks to NJ Left Behind for Re-posting SPCNJ’s Camden piece

Here’s the full re-post.

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Education Intelligence Agency Cites SPCNJ’s Discovery of NJEA ED’s Departure

Mike Antonucci – one of the most knowledgeable experts on teachers unions – cites SPCNJ’s discovery and points out that the NJEA’s initial cloak of silence is not unusual for NEA state affiliates.  It still…

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