Articles Posted in the " Rutgers Camden Merger " Category

  • Christie, Sweeney Lock Arms at Rowan

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie joined Senate President Steve Sweeney on Wednesday for a groundbreaking ceremony at the Rowan University College of Engineering, Save Jerseyans The Governor took the opportunity to double-down on last summer’s partial merger of Rutgers, Rowan and UMDNJ as well as his appreciate for Sweeney’s partnership in getting […]


  • When We Stood with the Laut

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s another memory on the day of Frank Lautenberg’s passing: Save Jersey found itself in extraordinarily odd ideological company back in early 2012, Save Jerseyans, when we took a stand against the Rutgers-Rowan merger proposal spearheaded by Governor Christie and South Jersey Democrats and vociferously opposed by liberal North Jersey Democrats weary of the […]


  • He Is Who He Is

    Chris Christie is his own man, Save Jerseyans. Usually he’s “right” (figuratively and literally). Less often he’s wrong. But I’ve never doubted for one moment that this Governor does what he thinks is best for the people of New Jersey, and his good friends at Save Jersey will continue to try and nudge the Guv and his caucus in the […]


  • Save Rutgers: Christie to Sign Rut-Row ‘Collaboration’ Bill Today

    Today is the day. After months of battling back and forth with students, faculty, and concerned citizens in South Jersey, Governor Christie will be signing a new Rutgers bill that is immensely watered down from the vision he outlined in January of this year. Throughout the spring, Governor Christie and certain South Jersey Democrats connected […]


  • Syria: the Time is Yesterday!

    The Syrian regime of Bashar Al Assad is on its last legs. Despite support from Iran, Hezbollah, and Russia the Alawi dictatorship has been battling insurgents in its capital, Damascus, and leaders in its government have been assassinated. Much has been said about the Syrian opposition being fragmented, without a central leadership, and increasingly dominated […]


  • Save Rutgers: Rut-Row Bill Passes Both Assembly and Senate

    This afternoon the Rut-Row Bill passed the New Jersey Senate and Assembly by wide margins. In the Senate the vote was 29 – 10. Most of the Nays were Northern Democrats at war with the Norcross Machine. Senator Diane Allen (R-7) also voted no, for which I congratulate her on her courage to go against […]






  • Save Rutgers: An Honest Analysis of the Rut-Row Bill

    No need for introductions on this post, Save Jerseyans. If you have been following the wild ride that has been the Rut-Row merger, you know what is going on. The first official draft of the Senate bill to “restructure” higher education in New Jersey dropped yesterday morning. Below is my analysis of the most important […]