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  • McCullough and Finnerty launch EHT reelection campaign

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog 43,000+ strong Egg Harbor Township is always important in regional and statewide contests, Save Jerseyans, as the state’s 44th largest municipality and #1 in battleground Atlantic County, but perhaps this year more than ever before. Today’s action supplied plenty of evidence. 19-year Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough and […]

  • St. Patrick’s Day History, Lore and Trivia

    By Joe Sinagra | The Save Jersey Blog St. Patrick’s birthplace, Save Jerseyans, was said to be in either Scotland or Roman England. His birth name was Maewyn Succat. Though Patricius was his Romanicized name, he was later known as Patrick. The son of a Roman-British army officer, he ended up in Ireland because he […]

  • Christie files nominations, appointments

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Nominations are subject to the advice and consent to the State Senate; direct appointments are not. NOMINATIONS NEW JERSEY STATE COMMISSION ON CANCER RESEARCH Public Members Nominate for appointment Li Li, Ph.D., D.A.B.T. (Bridgewater, Somerset) Nominate for appointment Wendy C. Budin, Ph.D., RN-BC (South Orange, Essex) Nominate […]

  • Let’s End This Clock-Changing Madness For Good!

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Congress has been playing around with daylight savings time as long as we can remember. So we’re “springing ahead’ tonight and we’re doing it earlier than we did quite a few years ago. That’s why you must turn your clock forward one hour before before bedtime tonight. And this is why you […]

  • Garrett stands alone after “clean” DHS bill vote

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog What do most House Republicans agree on today, Save Jerseyans? That the nominally GOP Senate is the problem. “Over seven weeks ago, the House stood with the American people by voting to fully fund the Department of Homeland Security, and to put an immediate stop to President Obama’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • Velez to vacate DHS by end of February

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Unabridged from the Front Office: Governor Chris Christie today announced the departure of Department of Human Services Commissioner Jennifer Velez. Velez was first appointed in February 2007 under then Governor Jon Corzine and reappointed by Christie in March 2010. She is the longest serving commissioner at the department. […]

  • New Jersey State Troopers ride to the aide of Massachusetts

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog They may not get any respect from the Obama Administration or speeding Assemblymen, but the New Jersey State Police (and first responders/public works personnel from the other nearby states) are heading to the Bay State this week to assist with the fallout of devastating record snowfalls. They helped […]

  • Christie files appointments

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Direct appointments are filed with the Secretary of State’s Office and don’t require the advice or the consent of the State Senate: RE-FILED NOMINATIONS ADVISORY COUNCIL ON SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT Public Members Nominate for reappointment MaryEllen M. Lyons (Wayne, Passaic) Nominate for appointment Richard J. Hills (Millstone […]

  • 5 Interesting Aspects of Gov. Christie’s State of the State Address

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The only “news” in today’s well-delivered but substantively modest State of the State address involved an expansion of drug addiction treatment services (a pet issue for the Governor) and this: Biggest news today: Christie says “I will be standing here in one year” at #stateofthestate (translation: so […]

  • Christie Signs 5 Bills Including Grief Awareness Resolution

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Friday’s acted-upon items from the big guy… In no particular order: S-562/A-3322 (Turner, Gill/Schaer, Garcia, Lagana) – Requires health insurance carriers to encrypt certain information S-2021/A-3124 (Sweeney, Oroho/Burzichelli, Riley) – Exempts certain temporary farm structures from permit and transition area requirements of “Freshwater Wetlands Protection Act” A-1993/S-2280 […]

  • 10 Reasons Why New Years Day Is A Stupid Holiday

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot I’ve always pretty much hated New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. But for a long time I couldn’t figure out why. Now, I finally get it: They’re downright innocuous. Here then, in no particular order are the Ten Big Reason why the New Year’s “holiday” is dumb, dumb, dumb: […]