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  • Will any N.J. Dems skip Netanyahu’s big speech?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog As of this writing we know of 34 congressional Democrats (30 House members and 4 senators) who are skipping Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Tuesday address on Capitol Hill. Their resistance coincides with the revelation of an explosive allegation: that President Obama threatened to shoot down Israeli […]


  • UPDATE: Reason strikes back at Fox’s Transportation Op-Ed

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Isn’t it the worst when someone calls you out on your crap? And then can back it up with facts? A rare feat in American politics… We’re still closely tracking the gas tax debate, Save Jerseyans, even though it didn’t figure heavily in this week’s FY2016 budget […]


  • Thank God it’s the weekend ’cause my party exhausts me

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s the roll call, Save Jerseyans. And I’m frustrated. Much like I’m sure you are at the moment.  The majority GOP opinion? “President Obama’s illegal amnesty cannot be ignored. It’s why I voted against his actions back in January, and was so pleased to see that the […]


  • 3rd Circuit: Menendez aides may need to testify before grand jury

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Potentially bad news ahead of Hudson Bob’s weekend, Save Jerseyans. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit is ordering a hearing to determine whether aides serving Senator Menendez (D-Ecuador, Dominican Republic) will be compelled to offer grand jury testimony on the Senator’s alleged business advocacy for friend and donor Salomon Melgen, a Floridian eye doctor […]



  • Newly-Rebellious Kyrillos takes on the Port Authority

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s no secret that Governor Christie’s relationship with Republican legislators isn’t what it used to be, Save Jerseyans. So much so, that I’m told there was recently a meeting between the Governor and some of them where it was communicated, in no uncertain terms, that they’re either […]


  • Lance blasts “unelected federal commission” over net neutrality rules

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) – who is also a member of the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee – is among those who believe Thursday’s Federal Communications Commission net-neutrality rules vote is nothing short of a dangerous overreach of government power, Save Jerseyans.  “The Federal Communications Commission has voted in favor of a […]


  • Christie seeks contrast with Walker, Bush at CPAC 2015

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog His budget speech wasn’t aimed at contrast, Save Jerseyans, but Chris Christie couldn’t get away from it on Thursday at CPAC 2015 in National Harbor, Maryland, in an interview with Laura Ingraham (see below). Laura’s interview contained most of the meat, including some tough words aimed at his primary […]


  • Matt Gilson’s 70-Town Tour of Bergen County’s GOP

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Regular readers know how we like to keep you up-to-date on candidates, leaders, and friends of Save Jersey (most of whom are under 40) doing big things in Garden State politics. If we’re ever going to “save” this state, folks, these individuals are going to have to play […]


  • More National Coverage for Dr. Eck’s Zarephath Miracle

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’re ecstatic to see our friend and contributor Dr. Alieta Eck fetch more national attention for her life’s work, Save Jerseyans; check out (and share, please) this great video overview from the Daily Signal: Intrigued? Charmed? And looking for a little more perspective on Medicaid’s failure to serve […]


  • Barely registering in Iowa, Christie heads to CPAC (then Cali)

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog 4%. That’s where Governor Chris Christie stands in Iowa today according to the results of a new Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday. His favorability rating there is upside down, 30 – 54 percent, despite his having visited the state a number of times, most recently back in January at the […]



  • Christie in Moorestown: “I don’t wanna leave this job unfinished”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Reminding a packed-house audience at the Moorestown Community Center that “we can’t leave it to someone else,” Governor Chris Christie delivered an impassioned plea for his pension reform road map in Burlington County on Wednesday afternoon just 24 hours before he once again steps into the national […]