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VIDEO: Steve Moore Visits CSINJ

Stephen Moore presented a Breakfast Briefing to 30 CSI-NJ supporters on October 23, 2012 at the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park. The Wall Street Journal’s Senior Economics Writer and Editorial Board Member shared his predictions on economics and the election and what either outcome would mean for...
December 19th, 2012 | Featured | Read More

When Congress Cuts Spending: Consequences for New Jersey

By Sven Larson, PhD. Governor Christie is relentless in his fight for spending restraint. An early example of his fiscal fortitude was his famous response to threats from the legislature to shut down state government over a budget fight. The governor promised he would go back to the governor’s mansion,...
November 19th, 2012 | Commentary, Featured | Read More

Steve Moore is Coming to CSI-NJ

Stephen Moore is coming to CSI-NJ. The Wall Street Journal’s Senior Economics Writer and Editorial Board Member will present a private briefing on election 2012, and share his perspectives on what either outcome will mean for business and the economy. By invitation only. For more information, please...
October 9th, 2012 | Events | Read More

OP-ED: A Recipe for Higher Taxes?

By Sven R. Larson, Ph.D. There are some signs here and there that the New Jersey economy is recovering. One of them is a slow uptick in private-sector employment. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in June 2012 there were 3,346,000 private-sector employees in the state, up from 3,275,000 two...
August 14th, 2012 | Commentary, Featured | Read More

CSI Recruits Director of Development to Spearhead Fundraising and Outreach Efforts

Anne Kneuer joined the Common Sense Institute of New Jersey (CSI-NJ) as Director of Development on July 2, 2012. She will be responsible for working with CSI-NJ president, Jerry Cantrell, and board members, the State Policy Network, chapter colleagues and advisors on developing and implementing best...
August 14th, 2012 | Press Releases | Read More

Healthcare for New Jersey, Now What

The historic Supreme Court decision on June 28, 2012 upheld the individual mandate, a key provision of the Affordable Care Act. It also ruled that the states had the right to choose their participation in the Medicaid expansion without any penalty or loss of federal match for the state Medicaid program...
August 14th, 2012 | Featured, Health & Welfare | Read More

Cantrell appointed to Governor’s School Funding Task Force

Trenton, NJ – Taking steps to ensure a common sense approach to New Jersey’s system of education funding and to root out abuse and fraud, Acting Governor Kim Guadagno today named seven representatives from the public and private sectors as members of the New Jersey Education Funding Task Force. Created...
August 14th, 2012 | Education, Featured | Read More