Articles Posted in the " Governor " Category

  • Christie: “Send me a Republican Legislature”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog As legislative candidates race to Trenton and file their petitions before today’s deadline, Save Jerseyans, Governor Chris Christie’s NJ GOP is raising money online with a simple message: Give him a Republican legislature in 2015. “With the entire New Jersey Assembly up for re-election this year, we finally […]

  • With 2017 in play, Guadagno champions charter schools at A.C. conference

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Whether she ultimately runs for (and wins) the GOP nomination for governor in 2017 remains a topic of interest in Republican circles state-wide, Save Jerseyans, but what’s not in doubt is that Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno is actively trying to keep her options open. Traversing the state while Governor […]

  • The Under-Discussed Democrat Empty Bench Crisis

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog At least until the email fiasco, Save Jerseyans, almost everyone talked about Hillary Clinton as inevitable in 2016. In the clear light of day, one can’t help but wonder if that attitude had more to do with the Democrats’ bench problems than Hilldawg’s actual virtues? Look back […]

  • 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 […]

  • Christie signs 8 bills, conditionally vetoes DUI Interlock changes

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog You can click here to check out the Governor’s proposed changes to legislature’s ground-breaking legislation, Save Jerseyans. To summarize: he wants to split the baby by re-instituting shorter versions of the current license suspension requirements that our state legislature tried to roll back. “The Legislature and I strongly agree […]

  • 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 […]

  • NH GOP Focus Group: “Mixed” on Chris Christie

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Especially considering how the early primary/caucus states are very retail politics-intensive, Save Jerseyans, I’m inclined to think voter focus groups are no less insightful (maybe more so?) than the pre-debate season polls. Watch, and then let me know what you think:

  • NEW POLL: Christie has a mountain to climb in Colorado

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Gov. Walker is far out in front at 33% in the Centennial State, Save Jerseyans. Chris Christie? At the back of the pack at 3%. That’s what a new Voter Gravity poll of 8,296 Colorado voters discovered. This key Western swing state’s caucuses are an early and critical test in the […]

  • 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 […]