The New Jersey Republican State Committee will hold it’s 2nd annual Leadership Summit on Friday March 1st and Saturday March 2nd at Harrah’s Atlantic City. The Summit will bring together Republicans from around the State to socialize, strategize, and prepare for the upcoming election season. Attendees will have the opportunity to mix and mingle with national activists and party leaders to get their take on 2018 and plan for the 2019 election cycle. Join the Facebook Event for updates and details.
Last week on the Informed Conservative Blog we asked why Governor Murphy hates the Jersey Shore, talked about another law enforcement agency limiting its cooperation with ICE and suggested if you want to see the future of New Jersey take a look at New York. On the Informed Conservative Podcast we announced the New Jersey Republican Party Statewide Leadership Summit on March 1st and the March on Trenton on March 26th. We again asked the question why does Murphy hate the Jersey Shore, how the $15 minimum wage will force small businesses to close, force layoffs and force job and businesses to leave the state and asked the question how long will it be before the exodus of families, businesses and jobs from New Jersey cause the same significant drop in tax revenue causing budget deficits in our state? We continued to talk about Murphy’s agenda that is wrong for New Jersey, Democrats in New Jersey giving Spartacus Booker an unobstructed path to the White House, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and wished the best to Jersey Guy Artie Lange who continues to fight his demons.
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday that New York is facing a $2.3 billion budget deficit after just last week he released his $175 billion budget proposal. “The budget we put forward is not supported by the revenues” Cuomo said. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli referred to the unprecedented deficit as “the most serious revenue shock that the state has faced in many years,” adding that he believes it will “get worse before it gets better”. If you want a crystal ball to see what the future holds for New Jersey under Governor Murphy all you have to do is look at New York.
Bowing down to pressure from advocacy groups such as the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition and the Pennsylvania ACLU new rules went into effect last week limiting how the Pennsylvania State Police interact with those suspected of being in the U.S. illegally and its cooperation with ICE. Some states have partnership agreements with ICE. Pennsylvania does not.
We’ve talked several times about the potential negative impact of a $15 minimum wage in New Jersey. Ignoring all of the research on the negative economic effects in the states that have dramatically increased the minimum wage Murphy signed the $15 minimum wage bill today proclaiming “It is a great day to make some history for New Jersey’s working families. And that’s just what we’re going to do. We’ve talked long enough about putting New Jersey on a responsible path to $15 an hour minimum wage. Today we start our way on this path”. Murphy signed the bill at the Elizabeth headquarters of immigrant advocacy group Make The Road New Jersey. Murphy has made it clear that he is more interested in gaining votes for Democrats than he is New Jersey’s economy, jobs or the law abiding hard working residents of the state. Additionally Murphy seems to be doing everything he can to kill tourism at the Jersey shore.
This week the Informed Conservative discussed employment numbers in the U.S. remaining strong despite the government shutdown, Pennsylvania Governor Wolf pushing a $15 minimum wage in his state, we launched our first podcast and discussed Democrats in New Jersey giving Cory “Spartacus” Booker’s Presidential campaign an advantage.
Governor Murphy and Democrats in the New Jersey Legislature are working hard to ensure that Cory Booker is our next President no matter if we want him or not. Who needs elections in what has become Soviet Jersey?