Articles Posted in the " State Assembly " Category

  • “Not in this room”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog At Tuesday’s Reagan Day event, joined by former Governor Tom Kean and former Vice President Dick Cheney under the stage lights, Assemblyman Jay Webber asked the latter about his legacy. “In terms of what my legacy is, you’ll probably get some mixed views depending on who you’re talking […]

  • Space, Phoebus call for New Jersey Voter ID law

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog No argument from me on this one, Save Jerseyans. Voter fraud is a real problem and the means of guarding against it are sooo inoffensive that only perpetrators of fraud could complain!  At least a few Garden State politicians agree with me. One week after the U.S. Supreme […]

  • Christie: “Send me a Republican Legislature”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog As legislative candidates race to Trenton and file their petitions before today’s deadline, Save Jerseyans, Governor Chris Christie’s NJ GOP is raising money online with a simple message: Give him a Republican legislature in 2015. “With the entire New Jersey Assembly up for re-election this year, we finally […]

  • LD38 in 2015: What to watch on the ground

    By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog With all the focus on the two districts in South Jersey as of late, Save Jerseyans, it’s easy to forget the race which had the small distance between first and last (and by no small margin) was actually District 38. In 2013, first place finisher, Joe Lagana, […]

  • LD2 in 2015: What to watch on the ground

    By Irwin Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog The players are set in LD2, Save Jerseyans. (FYI – check out my LD1 overview if you missed it last week). On the Republican side, Assemblyman Chris Brown will be running with Atlantic County Freeholder Will Pauls to take back the seat John Amodeo lost in 2013. […]

  • Bergen YRs toast DiGaetano in South Hackensack

    By the Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Save Jerseyans were out in force helping grow the GOP in Bergen County on Thursday. Contributor Matthew Gilson, who also serves as the newly-minted Chairman of the Bergen County Young Republicans, hosted a fundraiser at the Bergen Brick Oven Bar & Grill in South Hackensack honoring former Assembly Majority Leader Paul […]

  • LD1 in 2015: What to watch on the ground

    By Irwin M. Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog The players are set in LD1, folks. On the Republican side, Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi will be running with Cumberland County Freeholder Jim Sauro to reclaim another seat in LD1 for the GOP. On the Democratic side, Senator Jeff Van Drew, who promised to act as if he […]

  • With Pucci leaving, Monroe GOP moves to capitalize

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s one to keep your eye on now that we’ve entered convention season, Save Jerseyans: Recently, the Monroe Township Republican Organization screening committee selected its 2015 municipal slate in hopes of ending Democrat dominance of LD14’s most Democratic Middlesex town after 28-year incumbent Mayor Richard Pucci announced that […]

  • N.J. GOP Assemblyman demands PARCC spying investigation

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog At least one Republican is demanding answers after it was revealed that Pearson and the New Jersey Department of Education were monitoring students’ social media activity during the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exam, Save Jerseyans. On Tuesday, Assemblyman Dave Rible (R-Monmouth and Ocean) sent a letter […]

  • Save Jersey blogger seeks N.J. Assembly seat

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog We’re happy to announce that one of our own is seeking high office, Save Jerseyans. This month, regular Save Jersey contributor Synnove Bakke (R-East Brunswick) will formally announce her intention to challenge in New Jersey’s Middlesex-based 18th Legislative District. Synnove told her extensive social media followering that she had “made […]

  • Wishing Holly Schepisi a speedy recovery

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Asm. Holly Schepisi (R-39), frequently cited as a possible future statewide GOP candidate, gave us all a scare today, Save Jerseyans, announcing via social media that she’s recovering from an aneurysm. Here’s the relevant portion of her Facebook statement: I want to thank my friends and family […]

  • Crowdfunding bill is a win-win for New Jersey

    By Alyssa Lafage | The Save Jersey Blog The General Assembly has approved legislation that will help start-ups and developing businesses gain access to funding in New Jersey. A-2073, inspired by Congressman Scott Garrett (R-5)’s federal JOBS Act and sponsored by Assembly Republicans Parker Space and Allison Littell McHose, will make it possible for investors […]