Articles Posted in the " State Senate " Category

  • TK2 wades into off-cycle advertising to drum up GOP mail-in ballots

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog His Senate GOP caucus isn’t on the ballot in 2015, Save Jerseyans, but Tom Kean Jr. is pitching-in to help the Assembly candidates of his district-mate, Jon Bramnick, with a series of web video ads targeted at battleground legislative districts. Senator Kean’s goal? Drum up mail-in ballot […]

  • VIDEO: Christie thanks Trenton Democrats for his favorite campaign talking point

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie isn’t accepting many in-state speaking invitations these days, Save Jerseyans, but when he does, they’re always good for some pull quotes. Monday morning’s address to the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey Breakfast at the Whippany Marriott was no exception. “They’ve now announced that I’ve […]

  • Is Sweeney the best guy to help counties save money? Hardly.

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Steve Sweeney and a gaggle of New Jersey state senators (Democratic and Republican) pitched a number of legislative proposals on Thursday afternoon which they say will help New Jersey’s 21 counties raise revenues. The multi-bill package includes S3169, legislation which if signed into law would permit counties to […]

  • UPDATE: Dems fail to override Christie’s gun bill veto

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Updated 6:27 p.m. Well that was a waste of time. As predicted. On Thursday afternoon, the New Jersey State Senate failed to override Governor Chris Christie’s veto of a gun control bill (S2360) designed to inject government in the process of scrubbing medical records. The final State Senate […]

  • Who is New Jersey’s Best Republican State Senator?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog They’re not on the ballot this year, Save Jerseyans, but many of these men and women are playing key roles in their district’s Assembly, county, and local contests for Election 2015. What I want you to tell me: who is the best of the Republican bunch? I’m […]

  • LISTEN: Rooney rebuts Lesniak’s Exxon settlement attacks on NJ 101.5

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog In case you missed it, Save Jerseyans, our intrepid Blogger-in-Chief and favorite Garden State attorney Matt Rooney joined Bill Spadea on NJ 101.5 this Thursday morning during drive time. He called in to rebut state arch-leftist state Senator Ray Lesniak‘s preceding segment in support of an appeal of the Christie Administration’s Exxon settlement. How […]

  • Battleground Atlantic: Punchy Democrats push ahead without a clear vision

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We all lived through Election 2013, Save Jerseyans. I’m not sure whether small inconveniences like “issues” will matter in 2015’s legislative battlegrounds if Democrat Super PACs perform as expected in the weeks ahead. The good news for Republicans in South Jersey’s LD1 and LD2? Their Democrat opponents […]

  • Norcross announces opposition to Iran Deal

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Another New Jersey Democrat is coming out against President Obama’s Iran Deal: Donald Norcross. He shared his rationale on Tuesday evening with the Congregation Sons of Israel in Cherry Hill: “The Iranian regime is a known sponsor of terrorism that has made no secret of its hatred for […]