Articles Posted in the " new jersey " Category

  • Christie signs horse race simulcasting legislation

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Simulcasting of horse races in Atlantic City should continue for now, Save Jerseyans, after Governor Chris Christie signed S-2626/A-3972 on Monday. At the moment, the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is the only horse racing simulcast facility left in Atlantic City. This new law will permit A.C. casinos to freely negotiate signal fees […]


  • GOPAC Honors Rodriguez-Gregg

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog GOPAC is recognizing Assemblywoman Maria Rodriguez-Gregg (R-8) through inclusion in its 2015 Class of Emerging Leaders, Save Jerseyans. The Burlington County legislator, mother, and roller derby player has attracted significant attention inside and outside of the Garden State since joining the Assembly in January 2014, named a rising star by Gannett […]


  • Save Jersey Poll: How will the Christie 2016 campaign play out?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The surest sign yet that Christie 2016 is moving forward? The Governor’s beloved wife and family breadwinner, Mary Pat Christie, just quit her high-paying Wall Street job but didn’t take a new one. That and, last week, he told Jimmy Fallon over ice cream to expect a decision in May […]


  • RIP Marisa Eve Girawong

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The death toll in Nepal continues to soar after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake rocked the landlocked Southeast Asian country, Save Jerseyans, triggering landslides and killing approximately 2,500 including at least three Americans. One of the three was Marisa Eve Girawong, a 28-year old Edison native and New Jersey […]


  • Kean’s caucus isn’t taking an off-cycle for granted

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog They’re not on the ballot this year, Save Jerseyans, but the New Jersey GOP Senate caucus is trying to advance the conversation in Trenton with a 36-bill jobs package unveiled last Thursday. The added bonus? Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean Jr. and his colleagues say it’s budget […]


  • Yes, there’s a time to sow, but can we hurry it up, already?

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Last Saturday, the temperature in beautiful downtown Belleville topped 80 degrees, and the Clifton Home Depot was chock full of people who looked as though they were making the mistake of planting by the thermometer rather than the calendar. One warm day does not a seasonal […]


  • Soaking the rich to cover pensions will drown retirees

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Hazarding a guess, New Jersey’s U-Haul franchisees high-fived each other after reading Star-Ledger editorial page editor Tom Moran’s “Soak the Rich? Sure…” class-envy commentary since their one-way, out-of-state business is about to explode. No wonder more New Jersey residents flee the state than any other in […]



  • 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 […]



  • Atlantic GOP launches “Meadowlands Mazzeo” Facebook page

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Atlantic County GOP Chairman Keith Davis isn’t waiting for the general election to go hammer and tongs after Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo (D-2), Save Jerseyans. Rebranding the freshman incumbent as “Meadowlands” Mazzeo, Davis’s organization launched www.MeadowlandsMazzeo.com this week (along with www.Facebook.com/MeadowlandsMazzeo) to take Assemblyman Mazzeo to task for refusing to fight […]


  • LD38 dimensions of the Kyrillos/Gordon Revolt

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The defection of Joe Kyrillos and other significant New Jersey Republicans to Jeb Bush’s camp may be damaging to the presidential ambitions of our Governor, Save Jerseyans, but in an interesting way, it may be a positive development as far as our legislative races are concerned.  While Kyrillos was […]


  • Happy 80th Birthday to Governor Tom Kean

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Former Governor Tom Kean Sr. is still a force to be reckoned with, Save Jerseyans, as evidenced by the outpouring of love he’s received in the run-up to his 80th birthday today. We’ll add our voices to that mix by wishing him many, many more happy and healthy […]