Author: Matt Rooney

Save Jersey’s Founder and Blogger-in-Chief, MATT ROONEY is a nationally-noted and respected New Jersey political commentator. When he's not on-line, radio or television advocating for conservative reform and challenging N.J. power-brokers, Matt is a practicing attorney at the law firm of DeMichele & DeMichele in Haddon Heights (Camden County).

Trenton raised your tolls during a pandemic. Next up on Thursday: a property tax surcharge and sales tax hike?

TRENTON, N.J. – That’s right. Get ready, Save Jerseyans. While you were ordered to stay at home by Governor Murphy (unless you’re rioting or protesting something other than the lockdown), Trenton agencies voted to raise tolls on the Garden State Read More

Webber blasts budget committee for endorsing Murphy’s unconstitutional borrowing plan

TRENTON, N.J. – Trenton Democrats helped Governor Murphy’s unconstitutional $5 billion borrowing plan clear a key hurdle on Tuesday morning.  The Assembly Budget Committee’s party-line vote – which endorsed the borrowing plan and a new state-wide property tax – was Read More

Faced with massive protests and riots, Phil Murphy is suddenly disinterested in “social distancing” | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Governor Phil Murphy is America’s leading social distancing fanatic. He tweets about it. Drones on about it at his daily briefings. Even the electronic signs on our highways remind us that we’re “knuckleheads” if we don’t Read More

A.C. protest devolves as looters descend on stores

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – An otherwise peaceful Atlantic City George Floyd protest went sideways on Sunday when some protesters turned criminal, looting stores and forcing confrontations with local police. Bystanders and journalists shared the disturbing scenes on social media. – Read More