Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018
Category: Mercer County

VIDEO: LD16 GOP runs hard against Democrats’ Sanctuary State push

Kim Guadagno’s campaign isn’t the only one betting that Sanctuary Statehood is a winning issue for Republicans this cycle, Save Jerseyans.  Even before her much-discussed “Sanctuary” web ad even hit this week, the LD16 GOP ticket consisting of state Senator Kip Bateman and his Assembly running mates, former Assemblywoman Donna Simon (R-Readington) and current Somerset County Freeholder Mark Caliguire (R-Montgomery), […]

Man, reportedly illegal, accused of raping 6-year old Trenton, New Jersey girl

A horrific crime was committed in Trenton, New Jersey, Save Jerseyans, and the suspect is reportedly an illegal immigrant. Edgar Mendoza, age 32 of Guatemala, stands accused of allegedly “molesting the 6-year-old victim in her bed and jumping out the second-floor window after the child’s father found Mendoza in bed with the victim,” the Trentonian reports, […]

Bateman celebrates salvation of Princeton Battlefield

State Senator Christopher “Kip” Bateman (R-16) has spent years fighting to defend historic Princeton Battlefield from development. That fight came to a satisfying end on Wednesday when the Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) received final permission to construct eight townhouses near the battlefield.  It’s the product of a compromise between IAS and the Civil War Trust […]

Is this the most New Jersey story ever? You be the judge.

Regular readers of this site don’t need to be told how messed up New Jersey’s affordable housing policies are. Maybe this story will drive the point home for new readers or anyone who is still straddling the fence. It’s one of those “only in New Jersey (or Illinois or New York)” kind of stories. On […]

DUH! Feds Proclaim PennEast Pipeline’s ‘Limited’ Anticipated Impact

Despite the best efforts of enviroMENTALists to convince voters that the PennEast Pipeline project will end civilization as we know it in Central New Jersey, Save Jerseyans, we have more evidence that that’s not going to happen. On Friday, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission released its extensive final environmental impact study for the planned 120-mile natural gas pipeline which […]

Ciattarelli Makes A Stand with Mercer, Middlesex Victories

It was an objectively solid night for Jack Ciattarelli, Save Jerseyans. The Republican gubernatorial primary candidate carried the Mercer County convention, 67 votes to 31 for Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno (+ 3 for Joe Rullo and one non-vote), securing that county’s line which included populous (and Republican) Hamilton Township. Meanwhile, in Middlesex County, Ciattarelli won the […]

TUESDAY: Schirmer Launching LD14 Senate Challenge to Greenstein

Save Jersey has learned from more than one source close to the situation that Councilwoman Ileana Schirmer (R-Hamilton Township) will face Democrat Linda Greenstein as 2017’s presumptive GOP challenger in New Jersey’s 14th Legislative District. Republicans hope to put up a serious fight in LD14 this cycle despite having lost the district’s senate seat back in 2010 […]

Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee to open $16M factory in Trenton, create 171 jobs

TRENTON — A Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee has announced plans to buy and redevelop the Trentonian newspaper’s building into a 69,625-square-foot baking facility that will make products for dozens of local stores in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Central Jersey CML was awarded $18.9 million in Grow New Jersey tax credits over 10 years to move to […]

Bateman, Gusciora blast Princeton Battlefield developers for refusing to meet

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Senator Christopher “Kip” Bateman (R-16) and Assemblyman Reed Gusciora (D-15) are a bit of a political odd couple, Save Jerseyans, but when it comes to fighting the Institute of Advanced Study’s plans to destroy Maxwell’s Field after the organization refused to sit down with the legislators. “Earlier this month, […]

Dan Benson: Another minimum wage hypocrite?

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Catching New Jersey Democrats and Big Labor-types engaged in minimum wage hypocrisy is one of our favorite games here at Save Jersey. Next up: Assemblyman Dan Benson (D-14), one of the biggest pro-union boss politicians in the state legislature. He’s fishing online for paid campaign workers heading into […]

Women Betrayed Rally braves heat to challenge Trenton

By Alyssa Lafage | The Save Jersey Blog Ever since the release of two three disturbing undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood officials discussing the procurement and sale of body parts from aborted babies, Save Jerseyans, prolife activists and average Americans alike have been expressing outrage. On Tuesday, this outrage manifested itself in Trenton (and in […]

With Pucci leaving, Monroe GOP moves to capitalize

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s one to keep your eye on now that we’ve entered convention season, Save Jerseyans: Recently, the Monroe Township Republican Organization screening committee selected its 2015 municipal slate in hopes of ending Democrat dominance of LD14’s most Democratic Middlesex town after 28-year incumbent Mayor Richard Pucci announced that […]

Save Jersey Generation Candidates Assume Office

By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog Is there now a Save Jersey bump? This past year I conducted a series of interviews with local candidates; I wanted to give everyone an update on some of these candidates taking office. In short: very well! In Hightstown, not only did Connor Montferrat become one of the youngest […]

Former CR State Chair Seeks Council Seat

By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog Save Jersey monitors races at both ends of the ballot. Typically, the ones the “bottom” are what matter most to you and your community. I recently sat down with one of the youngest candidates seeking office this year, Save Jersey, seeking to represent Hightstown at age 23. Some […]