Articles Posted in the " Christie " Category

  • Eric Scott’s Corvette is as beautiful as it as inconsequential

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog In case you missed it, Save Jerseyans, the media is snarking hard after Chris Christie helped NJ 101.5’s Eric Scott, host of the monthly ‘Ask the Governor’ radio show, land a free corvette. This is the NON-STORY to end all non-stories, folks.  Background: it all started back in February […]

  • Constable departs Christie Administration

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Chugging through its 6th year, the Christie Administration is experiencing more turnover today with the news of Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Richard Constable‘s departure, effective this upcoming Friday, March 27th. Governor Chris Christie lavished effusive praise on his departing friend and ally. “Rich has served me extraordinarily well […]

  • Christie signs bill letting Tesla sell directly to N.J. motorists

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog A victory for the free market? Or corporate special treatment? On Wednesday, Governor Chris Christie signed legislation permitting Tesla Motors to sell their cars directly to New Jersey consumers, superseding previous rules adopted by the MVC.  “I said last year that if the Legislature changed the law, I would sign new […]

  • Christie vetoes bill for oversight of surplus military equipment in New Jersey

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s become a mainstay of local policing in the Obama era, Save Jerseyans: militarized police forces armed with surplus equipment from the 2000s. In 2014, approximately 8,000 local law enforcement agencies in the United States were participating in the federal government’s “reutilization” 1033 Program that began in 1997. Over $5.1 billion in […]

  • 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 […]

  • POLL: How will Bridgegate wrap up?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog On Friday night, Save Jerseyans, the Wall Street Journal cited sources familiar with the federal investigation and reported that last January’s Bridgegate scandal is finally coming to a head in the next few weeks. This wouldn’t be the first false alarm. Back in December, after preemptively exonerating Governor Chris […]

  • Eagles’ Murray acquisition elicits jabs at Christie

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie may well recover and pull of an historic GOP primary upset next year, Save Jerseyans, but he also may not want to count on support from Eastern Pennsylvania. That bridge (pardoned the bad pun) is closed. For the time being. Following news that the […]

  • Pro-Christie Super PAC launches

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Polls be damned, Save Jerseyans. Chris Christie is still in it to win it. Or at least one of his allies is acting like it. On Thursday, former Republican Governors Association (RGA) executive director Phil Cox has launched a pro-Christie Super PAC titled “America Leads.”  You can check out the […]

  • Stop saying Exxon is only paying $225 Million. You’re lying.

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I’ve already chastised the hopelessly and transparently biased NYT for misreporting this story, Save Jerseyans, so I’ll try to avoid repeating myself. The key takeaway points? (1) Leading critics cited a settlement of this approximate size as a GOOD outcome back when Democrats controlled the governor’s mansion; and (2) this […]