Category: Big Government

ROONEY: 7-2 Colorado baker ruling sets stage for future, broader ruling

TRENTON, N.J. — Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Colorado baker case was “narrow” but could portend major future movement on the First Amendment front. On Monday, Save Jersey Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney joined the Fox29/My9 Chasing News A+ Panel to look ahead: – –

Murphy conditionally vetoes Hollywood tax credit; calls for urban N.J. reality TV show?

TRENTON, N.J. — A multi-million dollar tax credit package purportedly designed to generate film industry activity in New Jersey, passed both houses of the Democrat-controlled state legislature on April 12th, was vetoed by Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday. Click here to view Read More

New Jersey’s Lance Slams ‘Wasteful’ Farm Bill After Nay Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Agriculture and Nutrition Act (H.R. 2), popularly known as the Farm Bill, failed to get through the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday morning by a narrow 198-213 vote. Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) was among the ‘nay’ votes. Read More

New Jersey hair braiders score victory, see deregulatory legislation advance in both houses

TRENTON, N.J. — Legislation to exempt hair braiders from the New Jersey Cosmetology and Hairstyling Act advanced through two legislative committees on Thursday and will now get a full vote in both chambers. “Thursday’s hearings on the NJ Hair Braiding Freedom bills Read More

In the N.J. Senate battle over drug pricing? Bob Menendez is unarmed.

By Matt Rooney _ Bob Menendez may be on record as ‘saddened’ by the lengthy prison term facing his long-time friend and donor Salomon Melgen, Save Jerseyans, but should anyone be? More to the point: where does Menendez of all people get off Read More