Articles Posted in the " State Senate " Category

  • Newly-Rebellious Kyrillos takes on the Port Authority

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s no secret that Governor Christie’s relationship with Republican legislators isn’t what it used to be, Save Jerseyans. So much so, that I’m told there was recently a meeting between the Governor and some of them where it was communicated, in no uncertain terms, that they’re either […]


  • Save Jersey with Term Limits

    By Austin Sekel | TermLimits.org 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 […]



  • Sweeney, Trenton elites should stop insulting us and start working for us

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Today’s the day, Save Jerseyans. A 78-year old tradition, the “Walk to Washington” sponsored by New Jersey’s Chamber of Commerce is a premiere political event for people who keep track of such things. It features Trenton’s elite navigating the crowded aisles of a southbound train to Washington, D.C. where lobbyists, […]


  • 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 […]




  • 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 […]


  • New Jersey Legislative Districts 2020 Population Projections

    By Daniel Beckelman | Red Racing Horses One of my main frustrations in politics is the failure of the New Jersey Republican Party to win a majority in the state legislature. Despite two Republican gubernatorial wins in a row and a cumulative popular vote that is tied or leaning Republican, Democrats have 3-2 majorities in […]


  • Is Christie headed for a great fall?

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings Prominent New Jersey Republicans seem to finally be moving out of Governor Chris Christie’s shadow. This afternoon The Star Ledger reported that Monmouth County State Senator Joe Kyrillos was among the 15 or so New Jersey Republicans who met with former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, a top rival of Christie’s for the 2016 GOP […]


  • Lesniak Gets Microaggressive with Joni Ernst

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog New Jersey State Senator Ray Lesniak, noted Clinton ally and pig protector, is 100% intolerant when it comes to intolerance, Save Jerseyans. I mean, he’s a member of something called the Coalition Against Hate and Bigotry, and no one raised a bigger stink when Don Imus put his foot […]



  • NJGOP Needs to Make Gas Tax a Major 2015 Issue

    By Ed Sheppard | The Save Jersey Blog In case you missed it over the weekend, Save Jerseyans, Matt Rooney wrote about how Jon Bramnick stopped in Bergen County, flanked by GOP legislators, and urged residents to “don’t move” in favor of voting for Republicans this November. This message was in response to Mercedes leaving New Jersey […]