Phil Murphy

RGA goes up in NYC broadcast market against Murphy

In the latest sign that it may be giving New Jersey a second look this cycle, the Republican Governors Association (RGA) went live on Tuesday with its first New Jersey gubernatorial TV spot of the 2017 cycle. “Phil Murphy is so out-of-touch, he’s campaigning on a promise to raise New Jersey taxes by at least […]

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Murphy, Christie act like they’re playing with Monopoly money

You may not have realized it, Save Jerseyans, but Monday was an exceptionally expensive day in your life as a New Jersey taxpayer. First out of the block, current Governor Chris Christie kicked things off by announcing the latest stage in an ongoing campaign to rehabilitate himself opioid addicts: a brand new $200 million spending […]

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Guadagno inaugurates fall air war with two new TV spots

With approximately seven weeks left to go before New Jerseyans head to the polls to select Chris Christie’s successor, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno (R-N.J.) went up this week with two new television ads: one contrast and one “negative.” Watch: – – Transcript: Growing up, my family lived paycheck to paycheck. We moved at least twelve […]

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UPDATE: Rendo compares Murphy town hall violence to Castro’s CDR

After Save Jersey exclusively released footage on Friday morning of a 23-year old GOP volunteer being violently shoved at a Murphy town hall meeting, Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor Carlos Rendo, a North Jersey mayor and Cuban immigrant, had harsh words for the event’s organizers. “Is this how the Murphy campaign operates? Reminds me of […]

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VIDEO: Murphy town hall takes violent turn?

Kevin Tober, age 23, made this website’s 2016 30 under 30 list for his famously tireless work as a volunteer and operative for South Jersey Republican campaigns. Fearless by nature, Kevin also “tracks” for New Jersey GOP campaigns and organizations, showing up at public events to film Democrat candidates in action. Every significant campaign on both sides […]

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Jim Florio (and Corzine’s crazy toll plan) unexpectedly resurface in Election 2017

Jim Florio and Jon Corzine served one term, respectively, before getting bounced from Drumthwacket by tax-weary New Jersey electorates. Now they’re back… in one sense. This week, Politico reported about former Governor Florio having authored a report in conjunction with a liberal-leaning think tank that’s making the rounds in Trenton. The thesis? It’s time to “add tolls, […]

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POLL: Murphy leads by 25 points in first ‘likely’ voter survey

Quinnipiac says it isn’t close. According to the first post-Labor Day public polling results, garnered from interviews with 875 “likely” New Jersey voters, Democrat Phil Murphy leads Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno by 25-points (58 – 33) percent. Guadagno wins Republicans by a 78 – 16 margin. Murphy wins every other category including white men […]

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OPINION: If elected, Phil Murphy won’t live within New Jersey’s means

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy recently laid out his proposed plan for a series of costly tax hikes. Under Murphy’s plan, taxes would rise by $1.3 billion, according to estimates provided by campaign officials. Murphy proposes raising the personal income tax, legalizing and taxing the sale of marijuana, and changing the way personal and corporate […]

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Guadagno has a new plan for ethics in N.J. politics (and it tweaks Murphy, Christie)

TRENTON — Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, the Republican nominee in this year’s race to succeed her boss, Chris Christie, as New Jersey’s governor, has released a sweeping plan to reform ethics laws and increase transparency in a state long plagued by tales of political corruption. Among Guadagno’s ideas: pushing for term limits for elected officials, […]


The anatomy of Phil Murphy’s purchased Democrat nomination

Phil Murphy remains the favorite to succeed Chris Christie in January, Save Jerseyans. The Democrat statewide candidate usually is. Let’s see how far he’s out in front after Labor Day. How he got the Democrat nomination is therefore a lot more interesting than anything he does — or fails to do — between now and […]

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Opinion: How Left of Center Would Murphy’s New Jersey Be?

Carl Golden With his pronouncements of support for a $1.3 billion tax increase, a $15 minimum wage, funding for Planned Parenthood, paid sick leave for everyone, and placing additional restrictions on firearms ownership, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy has made it clear, if elected, his will be a left-of-center administration, including increased spending and expanded […]


DEMOCRAT DENIAL: Murphy, Schumer won’t answer whether Menendez should resign if convicted

Leading Democrats inside and outside of New Jersey refused to confront the possibility of a Menendez conviction on the first day of the veteran U.S. Senator’s federal corruption trial. Their answers were evasive: – – “Sen. Menendez is issuing a spirited defense,” Democrat Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said Wednesday. “We all believe in […]

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While we’re taking down statues, let’s take Murphy off the ballot and give his house to Black Lives Matter

Former Goldman Sachs Banker Phil Murphy, took his campaign for governor into the gutter yesterday when he accused this Republican opponent, Kim Guadagno, of condoning racism and antisemitism. “We are now seeing a disturbing trend emerge with Kim Guadagno and her campaign,” Murphy said in a statement, according to Politico.“Yesterday, she refused to criticize a sitting […]


Phil Murphy isn’t talking like he’s up 30 points

This summer’s limited public polling suggested that Kim Guadagno has a yuuuuuge hill to climb over the next couple of months, Save Jerseyans. Whether she’s really down 9 or 27 points in the gubernatorial race with Phil Murphy (D-Goldman Sachs) is nevertheless a matter of some debate. I broke it all down for you back […]

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ELECTION 2017: Guadagno says Murphy’s arb cap indecision is “disqualifying”

Kim Guadagno is firing with both proverbial barrels today, Save Jerseyans, after her New Jersey gubernatorial election opponent Phil Murphy (D-Twitter) declined to say whether he’d extend the interest arbitration cap which will expire at the end of the year without affirmative action in Trenton. “Now we know why Phil Murphy hasn’t released a plan […]

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Visualizing Phil Murphy’s Reckless #WarOnMath (and N.J. Taxpayers)

Sometimes a visual speaks far louder than words, Save Jerseyans, and who doesn’t love graphs/charts? So here is a visual representation of the tax/spending plans, to date, of 2018 New Jersey gubernatorial nominee Phil Murphy (D-Goldman Sachs): – That barely noticeable blue column represent the revenues  – $1.3 billion – Phil plans to bring in […]

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