Articles Posted in the " Big Labor " Category

  • Middletown PBA takes negotiations to Facebook

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com A rant against Mayor Stephanie Murray and the rest of the Middletown Township Committee was posted anonymously on the business facebook page of the Middletown Township PBA Local 124 yesterday afternoon. Written by “I am a police officer in Middletown Township,” the post alleges that Murray and the Township Committee are not paying […]


  • TEXT: Chris Christie’s FY2016 Budget Address

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog As prepared for delivery: Senate President Sweeney, Speaker Prieto, Lt. Governor Guadagno, members of the Legislature, friends, fellow New Jerseyans: I come before you today to present my budget for the Fiscal Year 2016. For the sixth time in a row, the budget I present is balanced. […]


  • NJEA: No Pension Deal with Christie

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Morning rumors of a pre-budget address pension deal between the Christie Administration and the NJEA are apparently NOT accurate, Save Jerseyans. So says the NJEA. “We are very pleased that Judge Jacobson so clearly and unambiguously ruled that Gov. Christie and the State of New Jersey have […]


  • N.J. Democrat throws Super-sized Twitter fit

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog In case you were too busy being normal to notice, Save Jerseyans, labor unions are using this year’s Super Bowl to push union beers. 3-time failed N.J. Assembly candidate Marie Corfield, could really use a calming beverage (union-crafted or not) judging by the angry tirade she let […]



  • Watch Mike Ferguson convey reality to a union booster

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The plight of New Jersey’s pension fund isn’t all too different from the Izod Center debacle, Save Jerseyans. Years of independent negative forces, bad business decisions, excessive taxpayer investment, chronic over-promising, and unrealistic workforce demands inevitably culminate in the death of the golden goose. It’s not sinking in for everyone, […]


  • Christie’s Epic Public Union Smackdown

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Regardless of how you feel about the hiring of Joey D’s kid, Save Jerseyans, you’ve gotta love last night’s Christie Christie radio smackdown of a troll public sector union caller who called to take on the Governor and walked away dragging his tail between his legs when Christie […]


  • Donovan Enters Final Stretch with Labor Backing

    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 with decision day looming under 8 weeks into the future; spending reductions (the Europeans call […]


  • NJEA Endorses 9 Dems, 1 GOP’er

    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. LoBiondo (R) CD-3: Aimee Belgard (D) CD-4: No endorsement CD-5: Roy Cho (D) CD-6: Rep. […]



  • Save Jersey, CWA Debate Budget

    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 over the direction of our Garden State? You bet. But there was some common ground, […]


  • What Does Harris Mean for New Jersey?

    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? Yes and no. You can read the Harris v. Quinn opinion here. Both of Monday’s big […]


  • Lance Lauds SCOTUS Obama Rebuke

    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 NLRB v. Noel Canning opinion), authored by Justice Breyer, confirming that the President of the […]