Articles Posted in the " supreme court " Category

  • REPORT: Scalia critiques Congress during Morristown visit

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The U.S. Supreme Court’s ranking conservative visited one of New Jersey’s most conservative counties on Friday, Save Jerseyans, and in characteristic fashion lambasted folks who he believes are mucking up the federal republic. Chief among them? Congress. “Once you get those people together, you never know what […]


  • In other news, Sharpe James accuses Supreme Court of racism

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog News of David Wildstein‘s pending guilty plea sucked all of the air out of the room on Wednesday, Save Jerseyans, so in case you missed it on Tuesday afternoon, the New Jersey Supreme Court declined to take up former Newark Mayor Sharpe James‘s appeal in a case where a […]


  • Stockton survey finds New Jerseyans are dangerously ignorant

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog These brand new results from a Stockton University survey – Understanding the United States Constitution and the Supreme Court: A Survey of New Jerseyans – may not shock you, Save Jerseyans, but they’re guaranteed to depress the heck out of you on the historic 150th Anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination (who we […]


  • VIDEO: Christie duels with NJEA in Matawan

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog So much for that historic roadmap concord… Here’s a taste of what you missed from Town Hall #134 on Tuesday, Save Jerseyans, on the same day that New Jersey’s highest court agreed to hear a key pension appeal:


  • 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 […]