Articles Posted in the " State Senate " Category

  • TK2 working the room in Livingston

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog No official word yet as to whether it could be construed as an endorsement, Save Jerseyans, but Tom Kean Jr. is in the house at the Livingston High School Gymnasium this morning for Governor Chris Christie’s presidential campaign announcement. More than one reliable New Jersey Republican insider source […]



  • 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 […]


  • Pennacchio wades into Port Authority discussion to push DRPA reform

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog You may’ve noticed that we haven’t said much around here about this week’s New York/New Jersey Port Authority “reform” developments. The reason is simple, Save Jerseyans: as a Camden County resident, I’m tired of Trenton ignoring equally pressing corruption at my end of the state. A notable exception […]


  • Kean: We must “save and educate” in wake of Charleston church shooting

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean issued the following statement after Wednesday night’s Charleston church shooting that left 9 dead including a South Carolina state senator: I must echo the calls for justice and peace from the black community: This type of terrorism, too, must be stopped. “By now, our society should […]


  • UPDATE: Sweeney-inspired ordinance advances in West Deptford

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Late update: An ordinance designed to stop pro-2A pickets in front of Senate President Steve Sweeney’s home, first reported here at Save Jersey, will get a final vote next month after a party-line 3-to-2 vote in West Deptford on Wednesday evening. It’s unclear whether protests will continue […]



  • 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. […]



  • Carol Bowne protesters walk sidewalk in front of Sweeney’s home

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog You won’t hear wall-to-wall coverage about it on the nightly news, Save Jerseyans, and it wasn’t as dramatic as other recent televised protests, but a group of about two-dozen New Jersey Second Amendment Society (NJ2AS) members loaded up with their signs and demonstrated in front of Senate President Steve […]


  • Primary day produces split ticket in Old Bridge

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Elements of his county committee were up-in-arms Middlesex GOP Chairman Sam Thompson overrode the screening committee and subbed out Council President Debbie Walker for Councilman-at-large Brian Cahill. The end result, Save Jerseyans? A Pyrrhic victory for Thompson. Former Old Bridge Republican Party Chair Anita Greenberg (1,154) and Cahill (834) prevailed on Tuesday but Walker (865) also slipped by. Incumbent […]


  • POLL for a hypothetical: O’Scanlon or Handlin to replace Kyrillos?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The conventional wisdom in NJ GOP circles goes something like this, Save Jerseyans: state Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-13), once Governor Chris Christie‘s staunchest legislative ally, defected to Jeb Bush in large part over having been passed over for Jeff Chiesa when the Lautenberg Senate vacancy occurred. Why? For […]