Articles Posted in the " State Assembly " Category

  • Guest Op-Ed: Setting the record straight in LD1

    By Sam Fiocchi South Jersey has the highest unemployment in the state. Over the years, Trenton politicians in both parties have given us a government that spends far beyond its means, leading to the highest taxes in the entire country. Jim Sauro and I are running together on the Republican ticket to bring our decades […]

  • Alonso gets the preemptive nod in LD38

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The Bergen County Republican Organization is moving forward with Fernando Alonso, Save Jerseyans, voting unanimously (100-to-0) on Thursday evening to sub in the professor and activist to replace former candidate Anthony Cappola on the LD38 assembly ballot next month. Alonso’s candidacy won’t be official, however, until (or if) the Superior Court […]

  • Yudin, Traier accuse Dems of “run out the clock” legal tactics in LD38

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The Court battle unfolding in the wake of Anthony Cappola‘s LD38 implosion has hit a snag, Save Jerseyans, and LD38’s Republican county chairmen say Democrat politicking is to blame. In case you’ve missed the latest, Republicans asked the Passaic County Superior Court to halt “vote by mail” ballot mailing until an […]

  • REPORT: LD38’s Cappola exits race

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The hits just keep on coming for NJ GOP’ers, Save Jerseyans. PolitickerNJ‘s JT Aregood reports that Cappola’s somewhat compulsory decision came about, allegedly, “after a book written by Cappola came to light, revealing inflammatory statements that could be interpreted as anti-semitic.” The shocking news represents a serious setback for Assembly Republicans […]

  • A local look at LD38’s Election 2015

    By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog All politics is local, Save Jerseyans, and even assembly races can be broken down by looking at what is going on with the municipal elections that shape the district. As District 38 heats up over the next few weeks, here is a check-up on what is going on […]

  • The Bono-fire of McCue’s Vanities (Apologies to Tom Wolfe)

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Who will decide who is to represent New Jersey’s Atlantic County in Trenton this November: voters who live there or a jet-setting glam-gal-pal of rock superstar Bono, who doubles as an inside-the-beltway big-bucks high-profile SuperPAC power player and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s BFF? The voters […]

  • LD27 Democrats Jasey, McKeon No-Show at Livingston Debate

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog About 100 LD27 residents showed up to watch the League of Women Voters host an Assembly debate at the Livingston Community Center on Wednesday night, Save Jerseyans.  But incumbent Democrats Mila Jasey and John McKeon had other plans. Or so they told the LWV at the last minute […]

  • Living in a Land of Lies

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog LD1 Democrat Assembly candidate Bruce Land is getting a big boost from the General Majority PAC this week, Save Jerseyans, as the following radio spot is blasted out across New Jersey’s southernmost battleground legislative district: “Bruce Land…is standing up to fight the career politicians trying to raise taxes.“ Who […]

  • Ciattarelli intercedes for Hillsborough with AG over sports wagering controversy

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog New Jersey communities presently can’t stop an off-track wagering facility from setting up, Save Jerseyans, and one Assembly member thinks that’s wrong. Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli released a letter penned to the State Attorney General’s office on Tuesday urging a thorough review of a pending application to operate an off-track wagering […]