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  • 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: […]

  • 14 Winners (and Losers) of 2014

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog In no particular order, Save Jerseyans… Winners (1) Chris Christie: He’s alive! ‘Nuff said. I don’t need to tell you what happened to him this year; all that matters is that 2015’s a new year with an unsettled GOP primary field and plenty of opportunity for a […]

  • A Short History of Longacre Square

    By Joe Sinagra | The Save Jersey Blog A little history lesson ahead of tonight’s festivities, Save Jerseyans: Carriage making was doing a vigorous business 1872 in the Manhattan area around 43rd Street, an area also known for farming and the breeding of horses. City officials called it Longacre Square after Long Acre in London, […]

  • Christie Signs ALS Contribution Bill, Vetoes Microbead Ban

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I’m a little disappointed in the ALS Association bill for reasons I’ve discussed at-length in the past, Save Jerseyans, despite the fact that it’s voluntary, but having discussed that one to death already, here’s the general run-down from today’s bill signings (and issued veto statements): BILL SIGNINGS: […]

  • The Culture Turns Against Obama

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s not easy to ditch an idol, Save Jerseyans, and it’s even more difficult to call one out, but the Leftists who drive our culture are rapidly falling out of love with the president that once inspired messianic levels of affection in them. Big time, especially after he […]

  • Bittersweet month for NJ GOP

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Republicans in all 50 states can find plenty of reasons to celebrate this November, Save Jerseyans, but here in New Jersey, we’re going to be missing some family members even as we look forward to 2015 and beyond. Former Congresswoman Marge Roukema died in Wycoff on Wednesday […]

  • Christie Vetoes 6 Bills, Signs 5 Others

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Details from an active Thursday: BILL SIGNINGS: S-1092/A-1537 (A.R. Bucco/Rible, Coughlin, Auth, Singleton, Space) – Reduces amount of fire duty required in order to receive exempt fireman certificate S-1649/A-3229 (Turner, Allen/Mukherji, McHose, Watson Coleman, Gusciora, Schepisi, Auth) – Appropriates $22,463,000 in 2003 bond act monies for loans […]

  • SHOWDOWN: Federal Court Halts N.J. Sports Wagering

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Just one after Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation legalizing sports wagering in New Jersey, a federal court has stepped in and applied the brakes. Federal Judge Michael Shipp granted a temporary restraining order, sought by the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and NCAA on Monday, stopping Monmouth Park […]

  • Empowerment, Not Entitlement

    By Brian Goldberg | The Save Jersey Blog As a middle-class, Jewish Republican from heavily Democrat Essex County (and, no, I’m not the only one…), I’ve seen firsthand the number of “closet conservatives” who won’t join our Party because of popular myths characterizing us as, well, take your pick: prejudiced, having a war on women, […]

  • Some Belated Celebrity Nude Photo Perspective

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s amazing to me that the we’re STILL talking about the celebrity nude photo leak almost two months after it happened, Save Jerseyans. There isn’t any new information out there and, frankly, the trolls looking to get their kicks from nude photos are capable of doing it quietly. Believe […]