Articles Posted in the " Steve Sweeney " Category

  • 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 […]

  • LIVE: Christie Posts $34.5B Budget

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie will deliver his FY 2015 budget address on Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 p.m., Save Jerseyans, a speech which pre-released excerpts suggest could amp up the battle over tax and pension reforms in Trenton. What gets cut (not much)? What doesn’t (too much)? There is NO tax cut in […]

  • Sweeney Shifts to Jerry Brown’s Left

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We know that the New Jersey Democrat Party isn’t a fond of constitutional rights because they’re hard to amend/curtail/squash when political expediency dictates, Save Jerseyans. What we didn’t realize until fairly recently is that they’re quickly moving to the Left of the nation’s most ardent liberals… including California’s Jerry Brown? […]

  • Sizing-Up Sweeney’s Save Jersey Tweet

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We figured it’d be fun to check out Senate President Steve Sweeney’s “Twitter Thursday” this past week, Save Jerseyans, to see if he’d answer one of our questions. #2A supporters hadn’t had much luck but what did we have to lose? Only 140 characters. Surprisingly enough, the Democrat front runner […]

  • Sweeney’s Second Twitter Thursday

    By Synnove Bakke | The Save Jersey Blog Attention all Gun owners and Second Amendment supporters: NJ State Senate President Steve Sweeney is hosting a town hall series where he’s taking questions every Thursday on twitter. Last Thursday was the first session whereby you can use the hashtag #AskSenPres to communicate with the state’s highest ranking legislator. The […]

  • Christie’s Bipartisan Peril

    Has Christie hitched his wagon to Democrats? Will the bi-partisanship continue? By Art Gallagher | Now that Governor Chris Christie has completed his victory lap with appearances on all four network Sunday morning talk shows, the whole world thinks he’s running for president. His presidential message of getting things done in a bi-partisan manner is compelling given […]

  • Missing Coattails? Or Ground Game?

    OPINION: GOP Needs to Look in the Mirror, Not at Governor Christie By Larry Wallace | The Save Jersey Blog In South Jersey, the GOP has no one to blame but ourselves.  Before the election of 2013 was over and right after the last vote was cast, it seemed everyone wanted to point a finger […]

  • Meet Niki Trunk

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It takes a special kind of courage to run for office as a Republican in Southwestern New Jersey, Save Jerseyans. This is machine territory. But to challenge Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-3)? Courage isn’t enough. You need an individual with a genuine, honest-to-goodness commitment to good government reform, conservative common […]

  • LD3 GOP Slate Decided

    Trunk, Wallace and Vanderslice Expected to Take on Steve Sweeney in Bid to Turn His District Republican Red By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’ve had indepenent confirmation from a very reliable source that the Republican ticket in New Jersey’s 3rd legislative district is ready to roll, Save Jerseyans. All that remains is for an announcement […]

  • Prepare for the Attempted Romnification of Chris Christie

    It won’t be easy, Save Jerseyans. Chris Christie boasts a much more “relatable personality” than Mitt Romney. That’s what the pollsters tell us. But New Jersey Democrats are desperate. They haven’t been able to land a serious political punch in three years. So they know there’s only one way to take down New Jersey’s celebrity governor […]