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NJGOP Statement On 2021 State Of The State

January 12, 2021

Today, Governor Murphy issued his 2021 State of the State address. The address included policies that would make our state worse off in the short and long term, and papered over the administration’s failures.   New Jersey leads the nation in Covid death rate, and outmigration. We are consistently ranked last in tax climate, and close […]

Murphy Prioritizes Criminals Over Veterans

December 31, 2020

Trenton– At his press conference yesterday, Governor Murphy announced that the brave residents of our state’s veterans homes in Vineland and Menlo Park would be vaccinated beginning shortly. According to reports, the Murphy Administration has already begun vaccinating inmates in at least one state prison.   Earlier this month the Murphy administration missed a paperwork deadline, resulting in […]

Murphy’s Covid Failure Continues Unabated

December 22, 2020

Trenton– Two recent reports further confirmed the Murphy Administration’s continued failure to handle the Covid Crisis in New Jersey.   The Administration missed a deadline for filing paperwork, thereby delaying vaccination of our vulnerable long term care facility residents by a whole week.   Additionally, New Jersey is one of only two states withholding critical information from the […]

Murphy Hands Down Newest Round of Job-Killing Regulations on Struggling Restaurants 

December 4, 2020

Murphy Hands Down Newest Round of Job-Killing Regulations on Struggling Restaurants  The Murphy Administration has declared that restaurants and other establishments with outdoor tents must apply for a Uniform Construction Codes permit by Monday. Restaurants have been one of the hardest hit industries during the COVID pandemic. Governor Murphy is constantly changing requirements for the […]

Democrats Roll Out The “B” Team In Top Legislative Districts

December 4, 2020

Democrats Roll Out The “B” Team In Top Legislative Districts . According to reporting by New Jersey Globe, Senator Dawn Addiego will run for Senate in LD-8 and Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker will run for Senate in LD-16. . Republicans made their largest legislative gains in the 2019 Murphy Mid-Terms and LD-25 Republicans easily won re-election in a […]

Steinhardt Tells Murphy To Disclose McKinsey Documents

December 2, 2020

Steinhardt Tells Murphy To Disclose McKinsey Documents . Over the weekend reports surfaced revealing that McKinsey, the taxpayer-funded consulting firm Governor Murphy hired to manage his public relations during COVID-19, has also been advising the disgraced pharmaceutical company, Purdue, to offer rebates for opioid overdoses. . Despite calling these reports “sickening”, Governor Murphy doubled down on his support for the work McKinsey […]

Steinhardt: Murphy Needs To Purge McKinsey

November 30, 2020

Steinhardt: Murphy Needs To Purge McKinsey   Breaking reports show that the taxpayer-funded consulting firm Governor Murphy hired to manage his public relations during COVID-19 has also been advising the disgraced pharmaceutical company, Purdue, to offer rebates for opioid overdoses. Purdue pleaded guilty to three criminal charges, including impeding the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s efforts to combat the addiction crisis and paying illegal kickbacks […]

Steinhardt: Murphy Still Abusing CARES Act Funding While Small Businesses Struggle

November 23, 2020

Steinhardt: Murphy Still Abusing CARES Act Funding While Small Businesses Struggle . Trenton, NJ – On Friday, Governor Murphy said at a press conference that “N.J. would have ‘blood on our hands’ if we shut indoor dining, retail without stimulus money.”  . Republicans continue to beat the drum that Murphy is clamoring for more stimulus money, but at […]

Murphy Celebrates More Debt

November 21, 2020

Murphy Celebrates More Debt   . Yesterday, Governor Murphy moved on $4B in borrowing to balance his bloated State budget. . The Murphy Administration celebrated their borrowing scheme by touting the “low” interest rates they received, ignoring (or simply not caring) that they are shackling generations of New Jerseyans with more debt.  . NJGOP Chairman Doug Steinhardt […]

Murphy Fails To Protect Nursing Homes, Again

November 18, 2020

Murphy Fails To Protect Nursing Homes, Again Throughout the covid crisis, the most jarring scenes of loss occurred in our state’s nursing and veterans homes and other long term care facilities. Recent reports indicate that outbreaks of Covid-19 in these facilities are skyrocketing yet again.  NJ nursing home outbreaks: Oct. 19: 156 Oct. 26: 164 […]