Articles Posted in the " NJ " Category


    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog About time, right??? FYI – the story from is here… “People briefed on the case say Attorney General Eric Holder has signed off on prosecutors’ request to proceed with charges,” CNN first reported on Friday afternoon. “An announcement could come within weeks. Prosecutors are under pressure in […]

  • National Review readies torpedo for Christie 2016

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Back in 2010, when things in Christie world were looking bright and promising, The National Review congratulated the new governor on its cover for “winning the battle of New Jersey.” My, how times change. On Wednesday, Politico reported that the preeminent conservative publication founded by William F. Buckley […]

  • 100% of New Jersey Obamacare plans fund abortions

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog This is a frequently asked question around here, Save Jerseyans, so I thought it was worth explaining in a light news cycle owing to heavy snow and ongoing speculation concerning the upcoming Supreme Court subsidy fight: YES, if you’re enrolled in a New Jersey ‘Obamacare’ plan, you’re […]

  • WNYC Radio: Rooney, Katz & Moran talk ExxonMobil and Christie “Pivots”

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Our Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney joined WNYC Radio‘s David Furst and Matt Katz as well as arch-liberal Star Ledger editorial page editor Tom Moran on this week’s edition of the Christie Tracker Podcast, Save Jerseyans. The topics? A forthcoming ExxonMobil settlement and Governor Chris Christie’s alleged “pivots” on key issues. Listen:

  • Garrett stands alone after “clean” DHS bill vote

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog What do most House Republicans agree on today, Save Jerseyans? That the nominally GOP Senate is the problem. “Over seven weeks ago, the House stood with the American people by voting to fully fund the Department of Homeland Security, and to put an immediate stop to President Obama’s […]

  • Christie’s Exxon Mobil deal may not be as bad as reported

    By Art Gallagher | The Save Jersey Blog The Christie Administration has not settled or proposed settling the $8.9 billion lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corp for only $250 million dollars, as was first reported by The New York Times last week. According to a high ranking government official who is not authorized to speak for […]

  • A Tale of Two Parties: Netanyahu Edition

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I didn’t get to listen to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Tuesday congressional address live, Save Jerseyans, but wow, when I did, it’s not hard to understand how he’s remained one of the democratic world’s most enduring and resilient figures.  Missed it, too? Rectify your error: Something […]

  • Monmouth Legislators: Close Fort Monmouth Ebola Houses on June 30th

    By Art Gallagher | The Save Jersey Blog The legislators of the 11th and 13th districts have jointly written the Acting Commissioner of the NJ Department of Human Services requesting that the facilities designated to quarantine travelers from Western Africa arriving at Newark-Liberty Airport for 21 days to ensure that they have not contracted the […]

  • 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 […]