Articles Posted in the " Sweeney " Category



  • 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 […]


  • Super PAC interference begins with lies in Districts 1 and 2

    By Irwin M. Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog Save Jerseyans: you may recall that in 2013, the Fund for Jobs, Growth and Security, a Super PAC aimed at electing Democrats to Trenton, spent $2.6 million in Districts 1 and 2. Guess what? They’re back. This Super PAC has learned from its 2013 experiment and evolved […]



  • New Jerseyans (still) trying to get the hell away from Prieto and Sweeney

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’ve been reporting on these trends for YEARS, Save Jerseyans, but since today’s unveiled Democrat FY 2016 budget proves Democrats still haven’t learned (or still don’t care, depending on whether you’ve reach our collective Save Jersey level of cynicism), let’s do it all over again… We’ve got a brand new CNBC […]


  • Pennacchio wades into Port Authority discussion to push DRPA reform

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog You may’ve noticed that we haven’t said much around here about this week’s New York/New Jersey Port Authority “reform” developments. The reason is simple, Save Jerseyans: as a Camden County resident, I’m tired of Trenton ignoring equally pressing corruption at my end of the state. A notable exception […]


  • UPDATE: Sweeney-inspired ordinance advances in West Deptford

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Late update: An ordinance designed to stop pro-2A pickets in front of Senate President Steve Sweeney’s home, first reported here at Save Jersey, will get a final vote next month after a party-line 3-to-2 vote in West Deptford on Wednesday evening. It’s unclear whether protests will continue […]



  • Labor isn’t thicker than water

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog If labor unions want to prove that they’re more than just Democrat super pacs of a different name, Save Jerseyans, than stuff like this doesn’t help their case: Just in. Breaking News AFL-CIO only endorses @VinceMazzeo for NJ Assembly Dist 2. Will Paul’s does not receive endorsement. […]



  • Hopeful Meadowlands developers claim $400M+ revenue potential

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The race for legislative approval of North Jersey gaming will reach a new stage next week, Save Jerseyans, when representatives of Hard Rock and Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment detail their plans for a Hard Rock Casino at the Meadowlands.  The press conference is scheduled for Wednesday, June 3rd at 11:00 […]


  • Biting the hand that feeds them

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Can we agree that New Jersey’s business and economic climate is a disaster? So where’s the agreement on how to fix it? State Senate President Steve Sweeney insists upon a “millionaire’s tax” to cover the current pension mess, while others demand mandatory employer-paid sick leave. New […]