Articles Posted in the " North Jersey " Category

  • LIVE: Chris Christie’s campaign announcement

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog We’re all over today’s historic Chris Christie presidential campaign announcement at the Livingston High School Gymnasium, Save Jerseyans. Among today’s expected themes, according to the campaign, are “Leading From The Heart” and tackling touch issues. Weren’t able to make the trek to Essex County? Or weren’t excited about trying […]

  • Essex’s education association plans protest to counter Christie launch

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Not everyone is excited about Chris Christie’s big presidential campaign announcement, Save Jerseyans. Least of all? Thousands of Garden State teachers who are convinced that the Governor is the #1 threat to their retirement savings. Nothing we can say will change their minds. So Tuesday’s launch at Livingston […]

  • LD27 Assembly: Q Rim rising?

    By Charles Barr | The Save Jersey Blog It was an early April morning when I really felt inspired to get a more active base of politically interested college students together at Montclair State University. I knew of another student at the time who was aiming to do the same thing, Save Jerseyans, and now […]

  • Christie files new nominations for Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The troubled Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission, once a centerpiece of Chris Christie’s anti-corruption crusading and downgraded by Moody’s earlier this month, may be about to get some new commissioners. Gov. Christie filed the following nominations on Tuesday morning: Passaic – Contracting Municipalities Nominate for appointment Kenneth John Lucianin […]

  • Rible defends police response to Summer Jam riot

    By Art Gallagher | Assemblyman Dave Rible, R-Monmouth and Ocean, stood up for the New Jersey State Police’s response to rioting gate crashers at Sunday night’s Summer Jam at MetLife Stadium. Responding to ACLU of NJ Executive Director Udi Ofer’s call for the Attorney General to investigate the appropriate use of force at the […]

  • Legislator-for-hire Mila Jasey turns on the kids to protect her NJEA financiers

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog With Tuesday’s big pension news breaking hard, Save Jerseyans, you may’ve missed the 100+ parents and activists who besieged New Jersey Democrat Assemblywoman Mila Jasey’s Maplewood district office to protest A4351, legislation designed to impose a three-year moratorium on increases in charter school enrollments approved by the Commissioner of Education starting for the 2015-2016 academic […]

  • Hard Rock’s Meadowlands Casino unveiled

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s more fuel for the fire over a controversial North Jersey casino proposal, Save Jerseyans: A concept rendering from today’s Hard Rock-led presser promoting the project for a 5,000 slot machine, 200 gaming table gaming facility… “We’re thrilled to bring this great offering to the New Meadowlands Racetrack,” said Jeff […]

  • In Morris, outside primary spending proved decisive

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s just the beginning, Save Jerseyans. In Parsippany on Tuesday night, Councilman Paul Carifi, Jr. got through with, unofficially, the most votes (1,529), but his running mates, Aida Visakay and John Beehler, were unable to overcome Councilman Mike dePierro (1,505) and one of his running mates, Loretta Gragnani (1,444). With under 200 votes separating the […]

  • Space, Phoebus score landslide wins in LD24

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It wasn’t even close. Incumbent Assemblyman Parker Space (R-24) and his running mate, Sussex Freeholder Gail Phoebus, cruised in Tuesday’s LD24 Republican primary, the only one on the GOP side of the aisle that anyone thought could be remotely competitive given that one seat was open (Alison Littell McHose […]

  • Battlefield Bergen local mayoral primary round-up

    By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog While Bergen County may lack the firepower of a high-profile legislative or county-wide primary this cycle, Save Jerseyans, Republicans in four hotly-contested towns (all with incumbent Republican mayors) will head to the polls tomorrow to select their candidate for the fall. One of these towns, Saddle River, […]