Articles Posted in the " Christie " Category

  • Christie’s RGA network pays early dividend with LePage endorsement

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie’s successful tenure as chairman of the Republican Governors Association (RGA) is already paying off, Save Jerseyans. One day after his announcement in New Jersey, the newly-minted presidential candidate took a detour from a packed New Hampshire schedule to visit the state’s northern neighbor and […]


  • LIVE: Chris Christie’s campaign announcement

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog We’re all over today’s historic Chris Christie presidential campaign announcement at the Livingston High School Gymnasium, Save Jerseyans. Among today’s expected themes, according to the campaign, are “Leading From The Heart” and tackling touch issues. Weren’t able to make the trek to Essex County? Or weren’t excited about trying […]



  • TK2 working the room in Livingston

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog No official word yet as to whether it could be construed as an endorsement, Save Jerseyans, but Tom Kean Jr. is in the house at the Livingston High School Gymnasium this morning for Governor Chris Christie’s presidential campaign announcement. More than one reliable New Jersey Republican insider source […]


  • UPDATE: Christie moves to expedite gun permits for DV, violent crime victims

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s a launch eve nugget for ya’ll, Save Jerseyans, all despite his earlier protestation that the legislature tied his hands: On Monday night, Governor Chris Christie directed the New Jersey Attorney General to file a regulatory change (click here to see it) expediting firearm application processing for victims of domestic violence, […]


  • Democrats tell Moody’s to pound sand by springing surprise borrowing scheme

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Am I the only one who read any of Moody’s credit downgrade reports slamming New Jersey’s borrow-or-bust budgeting practices? No one on the Left side of the aisle did, Save Jerseyans. This morning, Trenton Democrats surprised Republican colleagues with ACR244, a concurrent resolution calling on Governor Christie to fall back […]


  • This is NOT a defense of Chris Christie

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Let’s get this clear right from the start: this is not a defense of Chris Christie. On the eve of his presidential campaign launch the Governor of New Jersey needs no defense. In fact, if Chris Christie were here right now and I told him I planned to pen a […]


  • Christie conditionally vetoes millionaire’s tax

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Four days ’til the presidential campaign launch in Livingston… The condition? Details: Transcript: Governor Christie: I have been saying all along for six years that I wanted to cut taxes for the people of New Jersey. The Legislature has been unwilling at turn after turn to cut […]





  • Walker wins Northeast GOP straw poll

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The three-day Northeast Leadership Conference is underway in Philadelphia, Save Jerseyans, one which will be relatively well-attended by Republican leaders and national candidate from inside the Northeast and beyond.  This year’s straw poll winner, however, is not a Northeasterner (although he was the keynote, for whatever that’s worth): […]