Category: Atlantic County

LD8: Undaunted Howarth declares ‘they’ll have to carry me out feet first’

By The Staff _ Republicans are out of power in Burlington County for the first time since 1975. Assemblyman Joe Howarth (R-8), a veteran educator and former freeholder, says rumors that he’s considering an early exit in light of the Read More

OPINION: Jersey Shore Slammed by Hurricane Murphy

By David Frank _ Why does Phil Murphy hate small-business owners so much? The recent budget crisis may have averted a shutdown but the cost of the “solution” will be borne by thousands of people that rent and own vacation Read More

Murphy could hold sports betting bill as a chip to play in budget negotiations

By Art Gallagher _ Dennis Drazin and his partners at Monmouth Park were ready to accept sports bets on Memorial Day weekend.  They wisely didn’t after Senate President Steve Sweeney announced he was inserting a provision in the state legislation Read More

ROONEY: Trenton risks “replicating the problem” if it over-regulates sports betting

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey has finally won its long war to legalize sports betting in the Garden State. But will it lose the peace? Save Jersey founder and editor-in-chief Matt Rooney joined the Chasing News A+ Panel on Monday after the Supreme Court’s Read More

Will legal sports betting help N.J.? I don’t like our odds.

By Matt Rooney _ You can’t have prosperity without freedom, but don’t think for a moment that freedom guarantees prosperity.  On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court aligned itself with common sense and struck down a widely-panned 1992 federal law — Read More

ELECTION ’18: GOP longshots Goldberg, Grossman team up at the Jersey Shore

TRENTON, N.J. — Republican state-wide campaigns (and general election ambitions) live and die on the margins produced at the Jersey Shore, the iconic region of the Garden State that’s working class, small business-owning population provided Chris Christie’s margin of victory Read More

VIDEO: Rooney opines on controversial roadside search, Atlantic City’s future

By The Staff _ Did a controversial N.J. State Trooper roadside search violate on motorists’ civil liberties? Is the pending reopening (and rebranding) of the former Revel Casino signal new hope for Atlantic City? On Tuesday, Save Jersey Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney joined the Fox29/My9 Chasing Read More

Brown backs Singh in NJ-02

By The Staff _ Just over a week after securing the Atlantic County line in his quest for the NJ-02 GOP nomination, candidate Hirsh Singh has locked up the endorsement of Atlantic’s Republican state senate. “I am happy to join Read More