New Jersey ignores economy, focuses on abortion, marijuana

A fair question to ask is just how insane NewJersey's Democrat governor, Phil Murphy, is.  The state suffers from obscenely high property and income taxes that are squeezing the middle class and stunting economic growth.  New Jersey drivers got hit with a 9-cent-per-gallon increase in the gasoline tax as of October 1, which followed on the heels of a series of toll hikes across the state.  Its pension fund for state employees had a $72-billion deficit, and that was before much of the state's commerce was shut down due to the Wuhan virus.  Now it will be much worse.  And speaking of the Wuhan virus, New Jersey has the highest per capita death rate from this disease of all fifty states, even exceeds neighboring New York's. New Jersey's finances are in a shamble.  To balance the coming budget, Gov. Phil Murphy is borrowing $4.5 billion.  The New Jersey Constitution prohibits this, but...(Read Full Post)
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