Steve Sweeney

Jersey City Addendum: How a Board Member’s Ties to the Teachers Union Can Lead to School Budget Woes

Earlier this week, in a story about Jersey City Public Schools’ habit of giving large bonuses to central office administrators,…

2 months ago

NJ Property Tax Payers, Be Grateful For Small Favors

John Reitmeyer reports today on the rousing success of New Jersey's 2 percent cap on municipal and school district tax…

3 months ago

COMMENTARY: What We Lost When We Lost Steve Sweeney

I know I’m late to the party but I join others in mourning the loss of Steve Sweeney as President…

6 months ago

STATEAIDGUY: How New Jersey’s ‘Quasimander’ Skews Against Republican Candidates

In the last twenty years the United States has seen its constitutional democratic deficits go from being latent problems that…

6 months ago

A Hope for the Heart of Phil Murphy

The big news story today, of course, is U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell’s failure to summon enough votes to bring to…

5 years ago

NJEA’s Toxic Strategy Against Steve Sweeney

Those following New Jersey education politics are probably aware that NJEA, in a confounding lapse of judgement, has declared Senator…

5 years ago

NJEA Jumps The Shark

New Jersey’s teacher union leaders are unhappy with Senate President Steve Sweeney. And so they have endorsed and are funding…

5 years ago

School Funding Drinking Game: Count Those Proposals!

I curled up in front of CNN on the evening of November 8th, cozied by a glass of wine and…

5 years ago

What’s Wrong With N.J.’s Teacher Pension System? Ask Your Nearest Millennial

A new teacher’s pension is supposed to be a perk. The truth is that for the majority of the nation’s…

5 years ago