Articles Posted in the " State Senate " Category

  • LD1 in 2015: What to watch on the ground

    By Irwin M. Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog The players are set in LD1, folks. On the Republican side, Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi will be running with Cumberland County Freeholder Jim Sauro to reclaim another seat in LD1 for the GOP. On the Democratic side, Senator Jeff Van Drew, who promised to act as if he […]

  • UPDATE: #2A activists move forward with attempt to recall Sweeney

    By the Staff | The Save Jersey Blog We first reported on this story exactly one year ago today, Save Jerseyans. UPDATE: On Thursday, a group of #2A activists, advised by operatives who engineered the recall of Colorado’s State Senate President back in 2013, announced that they had formally filed notice with the New Jersey Division of […]

  • Port Authority “reform” bill override fails

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog They may not love the Governor, Save Jerseyans, but they declined to further weaken his political position (here and nationally) and, in so doing, hand Democrats a major rhetorical victory. That’s the best way to interpret the rationale behind today’s decision by Trenton Republicans to not help Democrats […]

  • 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 | 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 […]