Articles Posted in the " supreme court " Category

  • New Jersey’s Supremes direct trial courts to manage affordable housing

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Assemblyman Greg McGuckin voiced frustration on Tuesday afternoon, Save Jerseyans, after our state Supreme Court gave trial courts jurisdiction over affordable housing in the Garden State. Click here to read the Opinion of Justice LaVecchia. “Once again, our Supreme Court has decided that the elected branch of government will […]

  • Navigating the Obamacare endgame

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Obamacare isn’t having a good month heading into today, the start of a new enrollment season. First up: the Election results. Nuff said. The size of the new GOP House majority is such that whoever succeeds Obama is likely to contend with a Republican majority for at least their […]

  • Bell Doubles-Down: SCOTUS “Completely Incoherent”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Say what you want about Jeff Bell’s strategy, Save Jerseyans, but the guy isn’t afraid to double-down on his socially-conservative views in a time and cycle where that’s not the most popular page in the Republican Party playbook. He continued to do so on Monday after the U.S. […]

  • Former Hoboken Mayor Loses Law License

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The fallout from Operation Bid Rig continues, Save Jerseyans, 12 years after the investigation began.  Earlier today, the New Jersey Supreme Court disbarred former Hoboken Mayor Peter Cammarano, preventing him from engaging in the practice law in the State of New Jersey.

  • The Math Behind Your Property Tax Bill

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog When more than 50% of New Jersey state aid is dedicated to 5% of our schools, Save Jerseyans, thanks largely to the New Jersey Supreme Court’s interference, then no one should be surprised when New Jersey’s property taxes are the highest in the nation. It’s simple math… something that they’re not […]

  • DuHaime’s Solid Point About NH Attack Ads

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog According to NH Journal, the 501(c)(4) advocacy group Judicial Crisis Network will launch new “television, radio and digital advertising” in New Hampshire on Wednesday ahead of Governor Chris Christie’s latest RGA-related trip to the presidential battleground. Christie is there to raise money; they’re there to raise the issue of his […]

  • Lance: SCOTUS Should Hear Subsidy Cases

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) responded to Tuesday’s circuit split over Obamacare’s exchange subsidies by calling on our nation’s highest tribunal to take up the question, Save Jerseyans. “Today’s legal rulings are very consequential and undoubtedly will not be the last word on the matter,” Lance opined in […]

  • Hobby Lobby Myths Obliterated

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog There is sooo much bad information floating around concerning this week’s Hobby Lobby opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court, Save Jerseyans, that I couldn’t help but try to loudly and proudly dispel a few of the worst myths. Some of the Twitter comments weren’t just vile and dumb; they were symptomatic of […]

  • What Does Harris Mean for New Jersey?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Many New Jersey owners of closely-held businesses are breathing a sigh of relief after today’s “Hobby Lobby” decision, Save Jerseyans. Another decision, however, had the potential to generate vastly greater consequences for Garden State taxpayers. Did it? Yes and no. You can read the Harris v. Quinn opinion here. Both of Monday’s big […]

  • Lesniak Asks Obama to Turn a Blind Eye

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog “Aren’t they selling marijuana in Colorado and Washington?” he asked. “Isn’t that against federal law?” Ray Lesniak’s got a point, Save Jerseyans, and you won’t hear those five words escape this blogger’s mouth very often. He’s an ardent supporter of legalizing sports betting in New Jersey but, following Monday’s U.S. […]

  • Christie’s Supreme Court Presser

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie announced the reappointment of Chief Justice Stuart Rabner to the N.J. Supreme Court on Wednesday, Save Jerseyans, in addition to the first-time appointment of his long-time ally Lee Solomon, Camden County’s current Assignment Judge, to fill one of two vacancies. Not everyone is thrilled. “It’s sad to see this is […]

  • Christie Cuts Deal for Rabner (and Solomon)

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog h/t Matt Friendman: “According to three sources with knowledge of the agreement, Rabner — who has been chief justice since 2007 — will be nominated by Christie for tenure, and serve until he reaches the mandatory retirement age of 70 in 2030. Christie, in turn, will get to nominate with […]

  • Drake News Deflates #2A Backers

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Nearly half of the states in the Union stepped up to challenge New Jersey’s woefully unconstitutional anti-concealed carry gun control law, Save Jerseyans, but the U.S. Supreme Court refused to grant certiorari in the Drake v. Jerejian matter on Monday, dealing a heavy blow to Second Amendment enthusiasts in our home state and beyond. […]