Donovan Enters Final Stretch with Labor Backing

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By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog $200 million in savings over four years. That’s the number Bergen’s Kathe Donovan, the incumbent County Executive in New Jersey’s most populous county, chose to focus upon in her formal campaign kickoff… Continue Reading

NJEA Endorses 9 Dems, 1 GOP’er

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By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog If this doesn’t tell you everything that you need to know, Save Jerseyans, than I’m not sure what will… U.S. Senate: Cory Booker (D) CD-1: Donald Norcross (D) CD-2: Rep. Frank A.… Continue Reading

Fixing the Transportation Trust Fund Requires Getting Priorities in Order

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By Daryn Iwicki | Americans for Prosperity Americans for Prosperity agrees that we need to do something to fund infrastructure and maintain our roads. No one disputes how important this is to our economy. The problem is lawmakers refuse to get… Continue Reading

Save Jersey, CWA Debate Budget

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By STAFF | THE SAVE JERSEY BLOG Viewing alert: our Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney squared off against Communications Workers of America spokesman Seth Hahn on Wednesday night’s edition of Chasing New Jersey, Save Jerseyans, providing starkly contrasting opinions on the newly-signed FY 2015 state budget. Disagreement… Continue Reading

What Does Harris Mean for New Jersey?

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By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Many New Jersey owners of closely-held businesses are breathing a sigh of relief after today’s “Hobby Lobby” decision, Save Jerseyans. Another decision, however, had the potential to generate vastly greater consequences for Garden State taxpayers. Did it?… Continue Reading

Lance Lauds SCOTUS Obama Rebuke

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By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Conservatives and Liberals on America’s High Court agree on one point, Save Jerseyans: Barack Obama is a not a king. That’s the gist of today’s unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruling (click here to read the… Continue Reading

GOP, Christiecrats Rally for Arb Cap

Gov. Christie rallies bi-partisan gaggle in support of arb cap renewal. New Jersey's property taxes remain the most oppressive in the nation.

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog A who’s who of New Jersey Republicans and Christiecrats joined Governor Chris Christie on the steps of Trenton’s War Memorial on Monday, Save Jerseyans, all to demand Assembly action on the expired arbitration cap credited… Continue Reading

AFP-NJ Combats Minimum Logic

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By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog AFP-NJ supporters rallied outside of Trenton AFL-CIO headquarters on a beautiful spring Saturday, Save Jerseyans, and their message was simple: New Jersey’s minimum wage hike is holding everyone back. Big Labor’s membership included. Combating minimum… Continue Reading

Christie Drops Arb Bill CV

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By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie issued a conditional veto on Thursday night to an arbitration cap proposal initiated by Democrats that would’ve killed the law’s true intent through exemptions. The State Senate subsequently voted 33-1 to concur with the… Continue Reading

Trenton Democrats Poised To Blow Up The Property Tax Cap


By Art Gallagher | New Jersey property taxes will likely resume the double digit annual growth that occurred under the McGreevey, Codey and Corzine Administrations if Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto’s version of the of the Interest Arbitration extension becomes law.  Either that,… Continue Reading

Holiday Weekend Christie Touts Labor Backing


By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog New Jersey’s Republican Governor spent Labor Day 2013 boosting the Jersey Shore AND celebrating his unprecedented support from New Jersey’s largely private sector unions, Save Jerseyans. Governor Christie specifically touted twenty-six Big Labor endorsements including:… Continue Reading