Category: Gasoline

MEMORIAL (PAY)DAY FOR TRENTON: Murphy praises gas tax hike scam as prices soar

By Matt Rooney _ Phil Murphy is (finally) admitting how he feels about the October 2016 gas tax hike. At a Wednesday bill signing event, the Democrat Governor lauded the historic increase — one which robbed New Jersey of one Read More

Jilted by Murphy, N.J. GOP plans legislation to reverse gas tax increase

TRENTON, N.J. – A significant number of New Jersey legislative Republicans — including Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick (R-Union) — supported the October 2016 gas tax hike which, at least in part, was supposed to be offset by a small decrease Read More

Murphy is restoring the 7% sales tax; are GOP gas tax hike backers ready to own their folly?

By Matt Rooney _ Remember when yours truly, and others, said the grand October 2016 gas tax compromise was unadulterated BS? And that any small tax “cuts” offered as a trade off would be erased over time? When Democrats inevitably Read More

Weinberg-style Democrats don’t want ‘clean’ energy; they might want Flintstones cars!

President Barack Obama took a half-hearted approach to tackling the oil-by-rail boom during his years in office, Save Jerseyans, because some BIG money liberals (like Warren Buffett and Tom Steyer) have made fortunes off of the dangerous practice (side note: Read More

This N.J. candidate isn’t giving up on the gas tax fight

The vote went down last October. Neither major party gubernatorial candidate is talking repeal. But Hamilton Councilwoman and LD14 State Senate candidate Ileana Schirmer isn’t done fighting New Jersey’s uber-controversial gas tax. Linda Greenstein, the Democrat incumbent and Schirmer’s opponent, Read More

Trump Administration Opens Way to Drilling for Oil, Gas Off Atlantic Coast

The Trump administration yesterday opened a path to drill for oil and gas off the Atlantic coast, a step conservationists thought they had blocked last year. In a notice to be published today, the National Fisheries Service is proposing five Read More

See, We Told You So: President Trump may soon validate N.J. gas tax opponents’ fears

Back in June of last year, I had a written a few articles about the ill effects of the gas tax here at Matt Rooney‘s Save Jersey Blog. I warned you how, on top of the then-proposed New Jersey gas tax increase, Read More

VIDEO: Ciattarelli Challenges Guadagno’s Gas Tax Opposition Record in New Web Ad

Another day, another N.J. GOP primary aerial bombardment…. Last October’s historic gas tax hike is likely to remain an issue in this year’s election (and appropriately so), Save Jerseyans, and Asm. Jack Ciattarelli released a new 52-second web ad on Wednesday Read More