Articles Posted in the " Chris Christie " Category


  • POLL: Christie edges national GOP competition in New Jersey

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Significant party defections and soft base support back home in New Jersey have certainly helped put the hurt on Governor Chris Christie’s nascent presidential campaign, Save Jerseyans. But for whatever it’s worth? He’s still the choice of a narrow plurality of Garden Staters evaluating the GOP field. Here are […]


  • LD38 dimensions of the Kyrillos/Gordon Revolt

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The defection of Joe Kyrillos and other significant New Jersey Republicans to Jeb Bush’s camp may be damaging to the presidential ambitions of our Governor, Save Jerseyans, but in an interesting way, it may be a positive development as far as our legislative races are concerned.  While Kyrillos was […]


  • PublicMind Poll: Christie upside down in New Jersey, only 57% of GOP’ers approve

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog There’s more sobering news for the Governor of New Jersey this morning, Save Jerseyans, after a Monday Quinnipiac poll showed only 38% of polled Garden State residents approving of his job performance. On Tuesday, Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind Poll found just 36% approval while 50% who disapprove, a result that’s unchanged […]


  • The Kyrillos defection was years in the making

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Regular readers know State Senator Joe Kyrillos‘s defection to the Bush camp is not really news, Save Jerseyans, but confirmation from The Washington Post on Monday night of a pending endorsement (and news of a $10,000 donation) is still unwelcome news for Governor Chris Christie on the same day that he scored […]


  • Quinnipiac Poll: Christie approval rating is waaay upside down

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog New Jersey voters disapprove of their Governor’s job performance by a 18-point margin, 56% to 38%, according to the results of a brand new Quinnipiac poll, Save Jerseyans. And while 63% still think he’s a strong leader, and 57% of those polled don’t think he ORDERED the infamous […]



  • O’Scanlon: New credit rating hit is “legislature’s failure”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Citing a “lack of improvement in the state’s weak financial position,” Save Jerseyans, Moody’s Investors Service has once again downgraded our state’s bond rating, this time from A1 to A2. Assembly Republican Budget Officer Declan O’Scanlon (R-Monmouth) doesn’t think the causation is a mystery. “Moody’s couldn’t have made this any […]



  • Christie ambushed with Eagles chants in Atlantic City

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog What could he do but smile, Save Jerseyans?? But when you consider some of the flack he’s gotten from other quarters recently, some not-too-ugly ribbing from my fellow South Jerseyans over his Cowboyphilia at Wednesday’s grand opening of the Atlantic City Bass Pro Shops store is almost a welcome […]


  • Christie planning three more spring policy speeches

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie’s entitlement reform address is only part one of a four roll-out of sorts, Save Jerseyans, something he revealed Tuesday on the Hugh Hewitt Program. “Well, Hugh, let me tell you this. I’m going to come forward in the next two months with four major […]


  • POLL: Are you a fan of Governor Christie’s entitlement reform plan?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Lagging badly in the early polls, Governor Chris Christie tried to leapfrog the Republican competition on Tuesday morning by pitching a bold federal entitlement reform proposal and, in so doing, putting himself on a potential collision course with Hillary Clinton. The ultimate question: will it matter worth […]