Articles Posted in the " new jersey " Category

  • Christie pardons three more victims of New Jersey’s gun laws

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog On Wednesday, Save Jerseyans, Governor Chris Christie quietly continued his recent trend of acting directly to alleviate some of the more extreme cases of injustice engendered by New Jersey’s wacky gun laws even as those regulations continue to generate new victims on a regular basis. Pardons were issued to the […]

  • POLL: Is a gas tax hike okay in exchange for other cuts?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog That’s what Governor Chris Christie, fresh off of signing ATR’s no tax pledge, suggested North Jersey business leaders at a Monday gathering in Whippany. “I will consider any option that’s presented to me as long as those options include tax fairness for the people of New Jersey. […]

  • Christie’s 2012 Iowa super fans are back on board?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Updated 11:56 a.m. That’s the word which we first got from The Des Moines Register over the weekend, Save Jerseyans, relaying how “[s]ix of the seven Iowans who hopped into agribusiness millionaire Bruce Rastetter’s private jet last election cycle for a recruitment mission to the governor’s mansion in New Jersey […]

  • Four counts tossed out in Menendez criminal case

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog There are still 18 counts pending, Save Jerseyans, but on Monday, U.S. District Judge William Walls threw out two of the bribery counts pending against each U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Florida Doctor Salomon Melgen. You can read the full story here. The next step? A likely appeal to the Third Circuit. _______

  • NJ SAFE Conference: Bach, Nappen and More!

    By John Willett | NJ Safe Conference Hello Save Jerseyans! As you have visited the site over the past couple months, you may have noticed an advertisement for New Jersey’s first Second Amendment Conference. It will feature figures like Scott Bach, Evan Nappen, Anthony Colandro, and Alexander Roubain, as well as a whole host of […]

  • Is Sweeney the best guy to help counties save money? Hardly.

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Steve Sweeney and a gaggle of New Jersey state senators (Democratic and Republican) pitched a number of legislative proposals on Thursday afternoon which they say will help New Jersey’s 21 counties raise revenues. The multi-bill package includes S3169, legislation which if signed into law would permit counties to […]

  • UPDATE: Dems fail to override Christie’s gun bill veto

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Updated 6:27 p.m. Well that was a waste of time. As predicted. On Thursday afternoon, the New Jersey State Senate failed to override Governor Chris Christie’s veto of a gun control bill (S2360) designed to inject government in the process of scrubbing medical records. The final State Senate […]

  • Who is New Jersey’s Best Republican State Senator?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog They’re not on the ballot this year, Save Jerseyans, but many of these men and women are playing key roles in their district’s Assembly, county, and local contests for Election 2015. What I want you to tell me: who is the best of the Republican bunch? I’m […]

  • LISTEN: Rooney rebuts Lesniak’s Exxon settlement attacks on NJ 101.5

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog In case you missed it, Save Jerseyans, our intrepid Blogger-in-Chief and favorite Garden State attorney Matt Rooney joined Bill Spadea on NJ 101.5 this Thursday morning during drive time. He called in to rebut state arch-leftist state Senator Ray Lesniak‘s preceding segment in support of an appeal of the Christie Administration’s Exxon settlement. How […]