Articles Posted in the " State Assembly " Category

  • Super PAC interference begins with lies in Districts 1 and 2

    By Irwin M. Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog Save Jerseyans: you may recall that in 2013, the Fund for Jobs, Growth and Security, a Super PAC aimed at electing Democrats to Trenton, spent $2.6 million in Districts 1 and 2. Guess what? They’re back. This Super PAC has learned from its 2013 experiment and evolved […]

  • Time for Special Session on Pensions

    By Asm. Erik Peterson | The Save Jersey Blog The time has come for New Jersey’s Legislature to stop volleying the blame of who created the perilous state of the public employee pension system. We need to get past the political theater of pandering sound bites and start a bi-partisan process to develop and implement […]

  • Fiocchi takes on Obama’s EPA

    By Irwin M. Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog The Press of Atlantic City just ran a great opinion piece about how the EPA mandated 10% ethanol in fuel is doing lots of damage to boat engines and should be undone. The corn-based fuel is the #1 cause of outboard engine problems, destroying outboard motors […]

  • Schepisi takes to Facebook for contrast with Garrett

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It could be nothing, Save Jerseyans, but when Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi took to Facebook in the hours after Rep. Scott Garrett came under fire for alleged derogatory comments about gay Republican candidates, one couldn’t help but take note of the timing. “As a Republican assemblywoman representing a fiscally […]

  • Trenton Democrats adrift at sea with yachting bill budget logic

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The Assembly passed its “millionaire’s tax” (A4602) on Thursday afternoon 47-31-1, Save Jerseyans, but earlier this week in the run-up to the vote, one of our favorite legislators couldn’t help but note one of the crazier inconsistencies in this fiscal year’s Democrat budget: Dems in Approps today gave […]

  • The designer birth certificate majority

    By Bill Winkler | The Save Jersey Blog “Property taxes are high on my radar and trying to see what the answer to that is. I don’t know the answer on it yet, but we’re trying to whittle away at all of the other things that we need to get off of our plate so […]

  • 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 […]

  • Labor isn’t thicker than water

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog If labor unions want to prove that they’re more than just Democrat super pacs of a different name, Save Jerseyans, than stuff like this doesn’t help their case: Just in. Breaking News AFL-CIO only endorses @VinceMazzeo for NJ Assembly Dist 2. Will Paul’s does not receive endorsement. […]

  • Are Trenton Democrats trying to kill youth sports in New Jersey?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog While the pension crisis roils and taxes remain at highest-in-the-nation levels, Save Jerseyans, our legislators are still out there passing solutions in search of a problem. The latest? On Thursday, the Assembly Democrats powered a new unfunded mandate – A3500 – through the lower chamber by a 41-19-14 vote. Unfunded […]

  • VIDEO: O’Scanlon confronts protesting teachers at AFP rally

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog This is fun… On Thursday, Republican Budget Officer Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon (R-13) spoke at the Americans for Prosperity “pension crisis” press conference on the State House steps, Save Jerseyans, and found himself facing off with… about 200 protesting teachers hopping mad over this week’s Supreme Court decision. Turn the volume […]