Articles Posted in the " Steve Sweeney " Category

  • Rooney talks override vote on NJ 101.5: “Attacking gun owners is like cat nip”

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog The morning after Steve Sweeney led a politically-motivated override of Governor Christie’s gun bill veto, Save Jerseyans, our Blogger-in-Chief and favorite Garden State attorney Matt Rooney returned to NJ 101.5 for Friday morning drive time to name names and stand up for common sense with the great Bill Spadea. LISTEN: _____ You can hear/read […]

  • Kean mocks Sweeney, Senate Dems for planning to plan… eventually.

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Senate GOP Leader Tom Kean is famous for sharing his father’s amiable demeanor, Save Jerseyans, but when Steve Sweeney and his caucus made plans on Monday to introduce economic plans (?), the Westfield Republican couldn’t contain himself. “In late April, after touring the state for months to meet with […]

  • 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 […]

  • POLL: Which 2017 Democrat gubernatorial hopeful would suck the least?

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog The Democrat race to succeed Chris Christie isn’t much less intense than national party’s presidential primary right now, Save Jerseyans. Just in the last week, Steve Sweeney earned a “that-a-boy” for his pension prattle from the NJEA, newcomer Phil Murphy launched a Super PAC and Steven Fulop scrapped […]

  • UPDATE: West Deptford approves Sweeney-inspired picketing ordinance

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Did the First Amendment take it on the chin tonight in West Deptford, Save Jerseyans? An ordinance which we were the first to report on last month attained final passage Wednesday night following a strict 3-to-2 party-line vote. Henceforth, protesters can’t picket within 100 feet of residential properties […]

  • Carol Bowne protesters walk sidewalk in front of Sweeney’s home

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog You won’t hear wall-to-wall coverage about it on the nightly news, Save Jerseyans, and it wasn’t as dramatic as other recent televised protests, but a group of about two-dozen New Jersey Second Amendment Society (NJ2AS) members loaded up with their signs and demonstrated in front of Senate President Steve […]

  • UPDATE: Sweeney recall movement plans Gloucester County rally

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The exceedingly difficult process of recalling Senate President Steve Sweeney is underway, Save Jerseyans, and organizers are hoping a rally will drawn new attention to their cause. “We have the ability to restore NJ by initiating this recall and having Senator Sweeney kicked out of office for […]

  • Sweeney’s North Jersey casino plan is a complete fantasy

    By Ed Sheppard | The Save Jersey Blog State Senate President Steve Sweeney gave an interview to PolitickerNJ last week, Save Jerseyans, and his comments about Atlantic City and gambling have me questioning the man’s state of mind. “Look, it’s not the most popular thing to talk about casinos in Northern New Jersey, but the […]

  • LD2 belongs to the people, NOT Steve Sweeney

    By Irwin Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog So I was reading a story in last Sunday’s Press of Atlantic City, Save Jerseyans, and the last three paragraphs really got my blood boiling. Take a read: Sweeney said on Wednesday that he will be actively engaged and will “do everything I can” to help Mazzeo and Bell […]

  • UPDATE: #2A activists move forward with attempt to recall Sweeney

    By the Staff | The Save Jersey Blog We first reported on this story exactly one year ago today, Save Jerseyans. UPDATE: On Thursday, a group of #2A activists, advised by operatives who engineered the recall of Colorado’s State Senate President back in 2013, announced that they had formally filed notice with the New Jersey Division of […]

  • What’s Going on With the Taj Mahal?

    By Ed Sheppard | The Save Jersey Blog The Taj Mahal is on the verge of closing, Save Jerseyans, and 2,800 people may lose their jobs. But unlike the other casino closings this year, where the main focus was on trying to find buyers for the properties, the main focus on the Taj is trying […]