Author: Declan O'Scanlon

Declan O'Scanlon (R-13) is a member of the New Jersey General Assembly and has served as the Republican Budget Officer since 2011.

O’Scanlon: “No one should be fooled” by school bus camera bill

New Jersey motorists need to be warned that Redflex Traffic Systems Inc., one of the two now-infamous red light camera companies blessedly sent packing with the end of the failed pilot program in December, is trying to bring automated enforcement Read More

O’SCANLON: Failing to extend the N.J. arbitration cap will cost police, firefighter jobs

If we’re going to be honest, as effective policy makers it’s incumbent upon us to do the hard work, master the facts and policy nuances before us, and present cogent proposals to the public and the legislature. This list of Read More

O’Scanlon: Gopal lacks credibility on property taxes

By Declan O’Scanlon Democratic state Senate candidate Vin Gopal, in his Aug. 20 oped “Consolidate small towns,” extolled the virtues of municipal consolidation as if he were presenting a new, fresh approach to the concept. An honest reading of his Read More

Blasting the myths and making the case for reasonable speed limits

By Declan O’Scanlon The Asbury Park Press editorial board recently took a position AGAINST setting speed limits based on engineering criteria and FOR setting limits based on the hunches of unqualified elected officials and bureaucrats.  The position is so fundamentally flawed, Read More

Op-Ed: Princeton Professor Succeeds in Cheapening Future Legitimate Charges of Racism & Highlighting Deterioration of Society’s Opinion of Police

By Declan O’Scanlon | The Save Jersey Blog One tragic thing occurred and one tragic fact was laid bare as a result of the the Princeton professor’s arrest and subsequent saga that ended yesterday with her quietly paying her fines.  Read More