Articles Posted in the " Sweeney " Category


  • 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 […]


  • The Real Campaign: LD2 GOP slate fires back at Sweeney

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Assemblyman Chris Brown and Freeholder Will Pauls will face Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo and Atlantic County Freeholder Colin Bell on the LD2 ballot this fall, Save Jerseyans, but if we’re being honest, Senate President Steve Sweeney is the one that’s going to come in heavy and do everything he can (read: […]



  • NJEA: PARCC’ing it at 10% still isn’t good enough

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog 10% is 10% too high, Save Jerseyans, according to the New Jersey Education Association. On Tuesday, the NJEA offered a mixed response to a letter addressed to Commissioner of Education David Hespe from Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senate Education Committee Chair Teresa Ruiz; the legislative leaders, seeking to […]


  • Rooney: “Why didn’t they do anything till now?”

    By Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Our Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney discussed Governor Christie’s decision to conditionally veto Port Authority “reform” legislation – and the criticism he received from arch-antagonists John Wisniewski and Loretta Weinberg for it – this week on Chasing New Jersey, Save Jerseyans, noting that we need to view Trenton Democrats’ reactions through “the prism of politics […]