Articles Posted in the " new jersey " Category

  • DiFolco drops from Burlco Freeholder ticket

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Mayor Richard DiFolco (R-Mt. Holly) is out for 2015, Save Jerseyans, approximately one month after the Burlington County GOP endorsed his candidacy for freeholder. “When I was elected by the people of Mount Holly in 2012 to serve as Mayor, I swore an oath to spend the next […]

  • You’re nuts to live in New Jersey, so have a drink

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog From the Pew Charitable Trust, this is interesting: a map of the U.S. showing what it says is “the most unique job in each state.” Now, to start, something is either unique, or it’s not – it’s one of a kind, or it’s like the others […]

  • Will any N.J. Dems skip Netanyahu’s big speech? (UPDATED)

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Updated 3/2 @ 5:50 p.m. The Hill published an updated roll call late Monday afternoon, Save Jerseyans, and the list of Democrat abstentions is up to 53. New Jersey specific news: Definitely Attending: Donald Norcross (D, NJ-1), Cory Booker (D-Twitter) and Bob Menendez (D-Ecuador, Dominican Republic) Definitely Skipping: […]

  • UPDATE: Reason strikes back at Fox’s Transportation Op-Ed

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Isn’t it the worst when someone calls you out on your crap? And then can back it up with facts? A rare feat in American politics… We’re still closely tracking the gas tax debate, Save Jerseyans, even though it didn’t figure heavily in this week’s FY2016 budget […]

  • 3rd Circuit: Menendez aides may need to testify before grand jury

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Potentially bad news ahead of Hudson Bob’s weekend, Save Jerseyans. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit is ordering a hearing to determine whether aides serving Senator Menendez (D-Ecuador, Dominican Republic) will be compelled to offer grand jury testimony on the Senator’s alleged business advocacy for friend and donor Salomon Melgen, a Floridian eye doctor […]

  • Christie seeks contrast with Walker, Bush at CPAC 2015

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog His budget speech wasn’t aimed at contrast, Save Jerseyans, but Chris Christie couldn’t get away from it on Thursday at CPAC 2015 in National Harbor, Maryland, in an interview with Laura Ingraham (see below). Laura’s interview contained most of the meat, including some tough words aimed at his primary […]

  • More National Coverage for Dr. Eck’s Zarephath Miracle

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’re ecstatic to see our friend and contributor Dr. Alieta Eck fetch more national attention for her life’s work, Save Jerseyans; check out (and share, please) this great video overview from the Daily Signal: Intrigued? Charmed? And looking for a little more perspective on Medicaid’s failure to serve […]

  • Christie in Moorestown: “I don’t wanna leave this job unfinished”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Reminding a packed-house audience at the Moorestown Community Center that “we can’t leave it to someone else,” Governor Chris Christie delivered an impassioned plea for his pension reform road map in Burlington County on Wednesday afternoon just 24 hours before he once again steps into the national […]

  • REPORT: Stender won’t run again in 2015

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The pressure is paying off, Save Jerseyans.  But a promise to not run again ain’t good enough. Not if everything being reported about Asm. Linda Stender, her husband, and their interaction with Habitat for Humanity is accurate. She refuses to talk openly and honestly on the subject. […]

  • Sheridan Mystery Deepens: Joyce Sheridan died after stabbing?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog That’s the word from NJ Advance Media, Save Jerseyans. Can it get any crazier? Refresher: John Sheridan was CEO of Cooper Health System; his wife, Joyce Sheridan, was a retired teacher. The couple died back in September 2014 in a fire that was ultimately ruled an arson. Since […]

  • Trenton’s Pension Death Spiral is Starting All Over Again

    By Joe Sinagra | The Save Jersey Blog After Governor Christie’s dramatic, pension-centric budget speech, Save Jerseyans, I thought it was time to take a step back and update my history of Trenton’s pension “death spiral” with a little extra context. There are 50 states that are more than $4 trillion in debt, and New Jersey […]