Articles Posted in the " State Assembly " Category

  • REPORT: Stender won’t run again in 2015

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The pressure is paying off, Save Jerseyans.  But a promise to not run again ain’t good enough. Not if everything being reported about Asm. Linda Stender, her husband, and their interaction with Habitat for Humanity is accurate. She refuses to talk openly and honestly on the subject. […]

  • Stender borrows from Bob McDonnell’s playbook?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell lost the public’s sympathy in the run-up to his felony sentencing when it was perceived (fairly or not) that he was throwing his wife under the bus. Oddly enough, guess who’s employing the tactic on Northern soil? Good ‘ole Linda “Habitat for […]

  • DiMaso: Stender should resign

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings Monmouth County Deputy Freeholder Director Serena Dimaso today called upon the Democratic leadership of the State Legislature to force Assemblywoman  Linda Stender out of office. According to numerous published reports, Stender and her husband Richard concocted a scheme to  have their vacation bungalow in Manasquan demolished  and replaced with a half million […]

  • Save Jersey with Term Limits

    By Austin Sekel | Before evaluating ways to “Save Jersey,” we must revisit why New Jersey needs saving in the first place. With unaccountable career politicians angling to make state government bigger each day, reminiscing will help us better understand why New Jersey is worth saving, and why citizens need to push back more […]

  • Assemblywoman plans bill to address felony charges over antique pistol

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande, responding to the plight of a retired Millville teacher facing a 2nd degree felony charge (and many years in jail) for possession of an antique “Queen Anne” flintlock pistol, is introducing corrective legislation.  “There is a complete lack of common sense when a 72-year-old man is […]

  • Post-Christie, would-be successors chase celebrity glow

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’ll take years to sort out the impact Chris Christie has exerted on state politics, Save Jerseyans. Some say it’s done more to change him than the other way around. One way in which that’s definitely not the case? A state known for its out-sized personalities (with equally […]

  • Brown launches campaign at “make or break moment”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Assemblyman Chris Brown (R-2) was joined by Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian at the historic Irish Pub on Saturday morning, Save Jerseyans, using the occasion of Valentine’s Day to express his love and commitment to one of New Jersey’s most economically-stressed population centers. “This is a make or break moment […]

  • Brown prepares to launch reelection campaign

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Valentine’s Day is a day for lovers, Save Jerseyans…. …and for those of us who love electoral politics, too. At least down in battleground LD2. This Saturday, February 14th at 11:00 a.m., Asm. Chris Brown (R-2) will formally announce his re-election campaign at Atlantic City’s historic Irish […]

  • Bill to limit N.J. standardized testing passes Assembly Panel

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Your little Save Jerseyans might get to spend more time learning instead of test-taking next year. Assembly Republican BettyLou DeCroce’s A-3079 was approved by the Assembly Education Committee on Thursday; if it becomes law, the legislation would exempt Kindergarten to 2nd Grade students from most standardized testing. “The early grades are crucial […]

  • Capo to challenge Rumana in LD40 Primary

    By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog In a year where the real battle will be to see if the Republicans can start taking seats away from Democrats in the Assembly, Save Jerseyans, the first battle lines are being drawn for Republicans looking to take out other Republicans. At least in North Jersey. Fresh […]

  • Is Andrzejczak’s next trick coming up with his own ideas?

    By Irwin M. Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog I have to offer my congratulations to Assemblyman Bob Andrzejczak. Last week, he stole an idea from a Save Jersey post. Folks weren’t happy. Especially the post’s author. But I have to congratulate Andrzejzcak for doing that. Because by having his idea come from Save Jersey, this marks […]

  • AFP-NJ releases updated Taxpayer Scorecard

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Our friend at Americans for Prosperity (AFP-NJ) released their Taxpayer Scorecard Midterm this past week, Save Jerseyans. Grades were based on twenty-one measures for the Senate and sixteen in the Assemby, including but not limited to the extension of the 2% binding arbitration cap, the FY 2015 Budget, the “Millionaire’s Tax”, New […]