Where are the NJ small business political leaders?

If you’re new to New Jersey and watched the show for the first time on Monday, you’d conclude that NJ is one of the worst places to start a business.

Of course, you don’t have to take our audience’s word for it, the real numbers from business advocates paint the same picture.

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On Small Business Monday, we do our best to help small businesses take advantage of the Garden State’s largest audience to help them grow and thrive.

I have been a strong advocate for the backbone of our economy and have proposed a specific plan that would work in New Jersey and for small businesses nationwide. This is called the “Small Business Protection Act”.

Beyond the uselessness of the Legislative Assembly, which literally sat idly by during two years of confinement allowing Governor Phil Murphy to overthrow our rights and freedoms, we have almost no leadership from our representatives. in Washington.

Phil Murphy

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Of the twelve members of the House and our two senators who represent us in DC, the only exception is Congressman Jeff Van Drew, the former Democrat who followed his principles, instead of blind party loyalty, and been a strong advocate for families and businesses. struggling to get back on track.

The next opportunity NJ voters will have to send strong leaders to DC will be in November, when all 12 House members are up for re-election.

Then in 2024, one of the worst and most radical members of the US Senate will be forced to face voters.

Hopefully NJ can come up with a credible candidate to send Bob Menendez home.

Senator Robert ‘Bob’ Menendez (D-NJ)

Sen. Robert ‘Bob’ Menendez (D-NJ) (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

New Jersey’s New Legislative Districts for the 2020s

The boundaries of the 40 legislative districts for the Senate and Assembly elections from 2023 to 2029, and possibly 2031, were approved in a bipartisan Allocation Commission vote on February 18, 2022. The map continues to favor the Democrats, although Republicans say it gives a chance of winning a majority.

2021 NJ Property Taxes: See How Your City Compares

Find your municipality in this alphabetical list to see how its average property tax bill for 2021 compares to others. You can also see how much the average bill has changed since 2020. For an interactive map version, click here. And for the full analysis by New Jersey 101.5, read this story.

The above post reflects the thoughts and observations of Kristen, producer of New Jersey morning show 101.5. All opinions expressed are his own.
Questions, corrections or comments? Email producer Kristen at [email protected] or follow her on Instagram.

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