Articles Posted in the " congress " Category

  • Bonnie strikes again, this time in wake of Trenton shooting

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The most irresponsible member of New Jersey’s congressional delegation? Maybe. And that’s really saying something in a group that includes Bob Menendez (D-Dominican Repulic, Ecuador). Bonnie Watson Coleman lies, which is nothing novel for politicians, but she’s also reckless. Remember when she had to resign from the Bridgegate […]



  • MacArthur travels to Israel as Iran Deal-related tensions mount

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog House Freshman always avail themselves of an August-recess trip to Israel, Save Jerseyans, but with a vote on the Iran nuclear “deal” scheduled for September, this cycle’s adventure has taken on an entirely new air of seriousness for attendees including New Jersey’s Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03). Some sights from […]


  • Save Jersey crosses the aisle to talk 2016 with Alex Law

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We don’t interview a ton of Democrats around here, Save Jerseyans, but when I found out that one is challenging Rep. Donald Norcross (D, NJ-01) and his family political organization this cycle – right in your Blogger-in-Chief’s backyard – I was intrigued to say the least. Alex Law […]



  • MacArthur’s natural gas pipeline legislation advances

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Rep. Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) is moving to attack the Northeastern United States’s artificially-high natural gas prices, Save Jerseyans, championing legislation that he hopes will improve an outdated energy infrastructure right as the cost of cooling New Jersey homes is set for a summer spike. It’s advancing. On Thursday […]


  • REPORT: Scalia critiques Congress during Morristown visit

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The U.S. Supreme Court’s ranking conservative visited one of New Jersey’s most conservative counties on Friday, Save Jerseyans, and in characteristic fashion lambasted folks who he believes are mucking up the federal republic. Chief among them? Congress. “Once you get those people together, you never know what […]


  • MacArthur helps rescue KC-10 (and joint base) from retirement

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog As promised, Save Jerseyans, freshman Rep. Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) led the charge on behalf of thousands of his constituents employed by the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on Wednesday night, securing language in the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act safeguarding the KC-10 refueling tanker from efforts to retire it and, […]


  • MacArthur hits 2015 trail in Westampton

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog His own election is still over a year away, Save Jerseyans, but with the DCCC actively targeting him again in 2016 (at least for now), freshman Rep. Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) is doubling-down on his committment to being a party-builder in 2015. One focus? Westampton Townwship. Congressman […]


  • Save Jersey Poll: Which GOP Congressman is the Best?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Americans have never had a particularly high opinion of Congress. “It could probably be shown by facts and figures,” Mark Twain once quipped, “that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.” That doesn’t mean there aren’t good people out there doing good work, Save […]


  • MacArthur: Hillary is “Bad News”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Unsurprisingly, Save Jerseyans, New Jersey Republicans aren’t enthused by Hillary Clinton’s candidacy for President of the United States. They do, however, appreciate a fundraising opportunity when they see one.  “I have to be honest with you, this is very bad news for South Jersey in 2016,” began […]


  • LoBiondo casts sole N.J. GOP “No” vote on House Budget

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog If there’s ever a sole dissent vote on the GOP side of the aisle from New Jersey, Save Jerseyans, it’s usually Scott Garrett.  Not on Wednesday. Do you recognize a name from this list of 17 Republicans, an eclectic mix of conservatives and not-so-conservatives? 1. Justin Amash […]


  • MacArthur: latest VA scandal is “deeply troubling”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Congressman Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) wants the Department of Veterans Affairs to release findings from 140 health care investigations going back to 2006 which, according to a March 2015 report, were never made available to the public. It’s just the latest component of a disgustingly-callous cover up; in light […]