July 14, 2022

STATEAIDGUY: Sure, NJEA’s Powerful, But NJ Teachers Don’t See Much Benefit In Their Paychecks

Public sector unions want their members to believe that their union membership and the dues they pay are worth it because a well-funded union is […]
March 23, 2022

NJ EDUCATION AID: Murphy’s 2022-2023 School Aid Budget Is a ‘Positive Surprise’

New Jersey’s 2022-23 state aid distribution is another big step towards state aid fairness. Thanks to the addition of $650 million of new K-12 operating […]
November 23, 2021

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 most Americans disregarded to being […]
October 20, 2021

Let’s Talk about NJ’s Education Spending Accurately

(And Does NJ Neglect Non-Education Spending?) When New Jerseyans talk about New Jersey’s education spending, there is a widespread assumption that New Jersey’s per pupil […]
March 8, 2021

STATE AID GUY: Yes, People Avoid New Jersey to Save Tax Money — Especially High-Earners

Since the beginning of New Jersey’s chronic fiscal crisis in the early-2000s, there’s been an unending argument over raising taxes on high-earners to mitigate the […]
March 2, 2021

STATE AID GUY: More People Move Out of New Jersey Than Almost Any Other State, Contrary to NJPP’s Fictions

There is a lot of room to argue about the causes of NJ’s high rate of domestic outmigration.  Reasonable people can disagree about what role […]