By Irwin Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog So I’m back from summer vacation, Save Jerseyans, and I ain’t happy. In fact, I’m angry. I read about Senator Jeff Van Drew’s appointing 25 people to the 1st District Economic task force. About how Van Drew made himself chair. About how he made Assemblyman Fluff Andrzejczak […]
By Ed Sheppard | The Save Jersey Blog No, I’m not talking about the Keystone Pipeline (though I do think that should also be built already!), Save Jerseyans. I’m talking about the BL England Pipeline Project. You’ve read about Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi’s efforts to get this pipeline built on Save Jersey. You’ve probably heard the loud objections of the Sierra Club […]
By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Rep. Frank LoBiondo, a close long-time ally of Cumberland County Chairman Bob Greco, is calling on the GOP Chairman to step aside on Tuesday morning following a report in the Vineland Daily Journal that Greco had been charged with “theft by failure to make required disposition.” “I was shocked to […]
By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Plenty of politicians talk about “creating” jobs, Save Jerseyans, but only a few actually try to unshackle the free market and let it put people back to work. Freshman Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi (R-1) is trying to do just that, strongly urging the Pinelands Commission to reconsider its vote that killed […]
By Irwin M. Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog Folks: last week’s roll call of the Assembly vote on restricting magazines to 10 rounds has caused some debate in my neck of the woods on Assemblyman Bob Andrzejczak’s (D LD-1) commitment to the Second Amendment. Andrzejczak voted “No”, not that his vote was a tiebreaker. Some people have argued that […]
By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Brian Goldberg is one step closer to the Republican U.S. Senate nomination tonight, Save Jerseyans. He captured the Cumberland County’s GOP line on Thursday evening the day after he prevailed in deep red deep-red Ocean County Goldberg also claimed the lines in Passaic and Essex earlier this month, taking an […]
By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We are sad to report that Shiloh Borough’s Republican Mayor Harold Davis passed away on Friday, February 20th, Save Jerseyans, at age 65. Mayor Davis reportedly suffered from a condition known as thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension which negatively affects blood flow through the lungs. He had served his tiny 500+ person community […]
By Ed Sheppard | The Save Jersey Blog Assemblyman-elect Sam Fiocchi (R-1) was the NJ GOP’s silver-lining, Save Jerseyans, on an Election Night 2013 devoid of any other down-ballot legislative successes. I recently visited South Jersey’s newest legislator to get an idea of what he plans to do next: Sheppard: Sam, let me ask you, right off the bat, […]
By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Yes, he won a decisive state senate victory on November 5th, thanks to record Super PAC spending and a favorable redistricting map. He could be the front runner to challenge Frank LoBiondo next fall. He has every reason to feel a little smug. For now. I still […]
OPINION: GOP Needs to Look in the Mirror, Not at Governor Christie By Larry Wallace | The Save Jersey Blog In South Jersey, the GOP has no one to blame but ourselves. Before the election of 2013 was over and right after the last vote was cast, it seemed everyone wanted to point a finger […]
By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog “Arrogant” Nelson Albano’s defeat has been a long time in coming, Save Jerseyans. Cape May County GOP Chair Mike Donohue celebrated what might be the Assembly GOP’s only 2013 win this morning: “We have been at this for a long time and we have finally broken through.
By Ed Sheppard | The Save Jersey Blog Save Jerseyans, you might have noticed I have been quiet on the election front this cycle in my neck of the woods. Some people have asked me if my silence was due to fear of the vindictive Democrats incumbents trying to hold onto their seats (Troopergate anyone?). Please, I don’t […]
By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Niki Trunk is stepping up her game in the battle to unseat Senate President Steve Sweeney, Save Jerseyans. Big time. Check out this tough new TV spot which is hitting Philly broadcast and cable channels today: Did you miss my interview with Niki? Click here.