Articles Posted in the " Christie " Category

  • POLL: Christie edges national GOP competition in New Jersey

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Significant party defections and soft base support back home in New Jersey have certainly helped put the hurt on Governor Chris Christie’s nascent presidential campaign, Save Jerseyans. But for whatever it’s worth? He’s still the choice of a narrow plurality of Garden Staters evaluating the GOP field. Here are […]


  • PublicMind Poll: Christie upside down in New Jersey, only 57% of GOP’ers approve

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog There’s more sobering news for the Governor of New Jersey this morning, Save Jerseyans, after a Monday Quinnipiac poll showed only 38% of polled Garden State residents approving of his job performance. On Tuesday, Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind Poll found just 36% approval while 50% who disapprove, a result that’s unchanged […]


  • The Kyrillos defection was years in the making

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Regular readers know State Senator Joe Kyrillos‘s defection to the Bush camp is not really news, Save Jerseyans, but confirmation from The Washington Post on Monday night of a pending endorsement (and news of a $10,000 donation) is still unwelcome news for Governor Chris Christie on the same day that he scored […]


  • Quinnipiac Poll: Christie approval rating is waaay upside down

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog New Jersey voters disapprove of their Governor’s job performance by a 18-point margin, 56% to 38%, according to the results of a brand new Quinnipiac poll, Save Jerseyans. And while 63% still think he’s a strong leader, and 57% of those polled don’t think he ORDERED the infamous […]


  • Save Jersey 2017 Poll: Who’s your first choice?

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog We’re not saying they’re ALL going to run, Save Jerseyans. And a few others might still join the mix. What we do know? Everyone listed below is seriously looking at a run for governor whenever Chris Christie moves on… Cast your ballot and keep the conversation going: 2017 […]



  • O’Scanlon: New credit rating hit is “legislature’s failure”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Citing a “lack of improvement in the state’s weak financial position,” Save Jerseyans, Moody’s Investors Service has once again downgraded our state’s bond rating, this time from A1 to A2. Assembly Republican Budget Officer Declan O’Scanlon (R-Monmouth) doesn’t think the causation is a mystery. “Moody’s couldn’t have made this any […]



  • 3rd Circuit Upholds New Jersey’s Gay Conversion Therapy Ban

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog The U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals has declared that a ban on conversion therapy in the Garden State does not violate the First Amendment rights of minors and their parents, Save Jerseyans, turning back a challenge to the law based primarily on the Free Exercise Clause. You can […]


  • The Most Insightful 11+ Minutes of Chris Christie that You’ll See

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Most of you missed Tuesday’s Matawan town hall, Save Jerseyans, and if we’re grading on substance, not much news came out of it. But one widely-reported exchange with a New Jersey school teacher (see below) did get some coverage. The analysis, unfortunately, was sloppy. Predictably so. “Teacher […]


  • Christie adds entitlement reform pitch to NH agenda

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie might be about to get in the game for real, Save Jerseyans. At least in terms of trying to recapture momentum by making a big play. “Next Tuesday,” the latest release from his Leadership for America PAC announces, “New Jersey Governor Christie, Honorary Chairman of […]



  • VIDEO: Christie duels with NJEA in Matawan

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog So much for that historic roadmap concord… Here’s a taste of what you missed from Town Hall #134 on Tuesday, Save Jerseyans, on the same day that New Jersey’s highest court agreed to hear a key pension appeal: