Category: Coronavirus

VIDEO: Spadea, Rooney talk consequences for China’s role in COVID-19

TRENTON, N.J. – There’s a growing movement to sue China for its role in perpetrating the spread of COVID-19. But can it succeed? And is there a point even if legal recourse fails? Save Jersey Founder and N.J. attorney Matt Read More

VIDEO: GOP nurse-turned-legislator demonstrates how to sew a COVID-19 mask

TRENTON, N.J. – Looking to do something useful for the cause during your time at home? Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz (R-21) – a former nurse – posted a video on Thursday demonstrating how to sew an effective COVID-19 mask at home. Read More

REAL ID enforcement deadline delayed to October 2021 due to COVID-19

FREEHOLD, N.J. – You’ll be able to fly with your regular New Jersey driver’s license until October 1, 2021… assuming we’re allowed to fly by then. On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced that it would extend its Read More

DISASTER: New Jersey saw 206,253 new unemployment claims last week

TRENTON, N.J. – Governor Phil Murphy’s closure of New Jersey non-essential businesses continues to exact a disastrous toll on the state’s job market. On Thursday, the N.J. Department of Labor reported that it had received 206,253 new unemployment claims for Read More

N.J. needs to give long-term economic dangers same attention as COVID-19 | Bergen

By Brian Bergen _ The economic fallout from measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will likely be severe. Hundreds of thousands of employers and their millions of employees could be without a job in the coming months. We aren’t Read More

Single-use plastic bags are back! Let’s hope they stick around. | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ They say necessity is the mother of invention, Save Jerseyans. In this case, necessity is also capable of resurrecting an old invention from its grave: single-use plastic bags.  Hallelujah. There was never a good reason to Read More

Murphy and DOT Commissioner Wrong to Proceed with Toll Hike Hearings | Ciattarelli

By Jack Ciattarelli _ Governor Phil Murphy is at it again. This time it’s the Atlantic City Expressway and South Jersey Transportation Authority (SJTA) toll hike hearings.  I’ve said again and again since late February – the Governor’s intentional lack of Read More

COVID-19: Newark, Irvington, and the Oranges decide to bar travel between towns

NEWARK, N.J. – Can municipalities criminalize travel between towns? The mayors of Newark, East Orange, Orange, and Irvington say that’s their plan; they’ve coordinated on a “lockdown” designed to prevent residents from moving between their towns. It’s the latest example of Read More