Articles Posted in the " NJ " Category

  • UPDATE: Christie moves to expedite gun permits for DV, violent crime victims

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s a launch eve nugget for ya’ll, Save Jerseyans, all despite his earlier protestation that the legislature tied his hands: On Monday night, Governor Chris Christie directed the New Jersey Attorney General to file a regulatory change (click here to see it) expediting firearm application processing for victims of domestic violence, […]


  • Democrats tell Moody’s to pound sand by springing surprise borrowing scheme

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Am I the only one who read any of Moody’s credit downgrade reports slamming New Jersey’s borrow-or-bust budgeting practices? No one on the Left side of the aisle did, Save Jerseyans. This morning, Trenton Democrats surprised Republican colleagues with ACR244, a concurrent resolution calling on Governor Christie to fall back […]


  • This is NOT a defense of Chris Christie

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Let’s get this clear right from the start: this is not a defense of Chris Christie. On the eve of his presidential campaign launch the Governor of New Jersey needs no defense. In fact, if Chris Christie were here right now and I told him I planned to pen a […]


  • Essex’s education association plans protest to counter Christie launch

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Not everyone is excited about Chris Christie’s big presidential campaign announcement, Save Jerseyans. Least of all? Thousands of Garden State teachers who are convinced that the Governor is the #1 threat to their retirement savings. Nothing we can say will change their minds. So Tuesday’s launch at Livingston […]




  • Christie conditionally vetoes millionaire’s tax

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Four days ’til the presidential campaign launch in Livingston… The condition? Details: Transcript: Governor Christie: I have been saying all along for six years that I wanted to cut taxes for the people of New Jersey. The Legislature has been unwilling at turn after turn to cut […]


  • Garrett: SCOTUS is “rubber stamp for the administration”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog While most D.C. Republicans were relatively constrained in their reactions to today’s extremely disappointing and shockingly nonsensical King v. Burwell decision, Save Jerseyans, New Jersey’s Scott Garrett (R-5) didn’t hold back. We’d expect nothing less. “New Jersey families continue to suffer from ObamaCare’s heavy-handed approach to health care that has […]


  • Trenton Democrats adrift at sea with yachting bill budget logic

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The Assembly passed its “millionaire’s tax” (A4602) on Thursday afternoon 47-31-1, Save Jerseyans, but earlier this week in the run-up to the vote, one of our favorite legislators couldn’t help but note one of the crazier inconsistencies in this fiscal year’s Democrat budget: Dems in Approps today gave […]




  • New Jerseyans (still) trying to get the hell away from Prieto and Sweeney

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’ve been reporting on these trends for YEARS, Save Jerseyans, but since today’s unveiled Democrat FY 2016 budget proves Democrats still haven’t learned (or still don’t care, depending on whether you’ve reach our collective Save Jersey level of cynicism), let’s do it all over again… We’ve got a brand new CNBC […]


  • The designer birth certificate majority

    By Bill Winkler | The Save Jersey Blog “Property taxes are high on my radar and trying to see what the answer to that is. I don’t know the answer on it yet, but we’re trying to whittle away at all of the other things that we need to get off of our plate so […]