Category: Essex County

Heavily-subsidized Newark, N.J. plans to experiment with ‘universal basic income’

By Matt Rooney _ It failed spectacularly in Finland and Canada. It fails everywhere it’s tried. Newark, New Jersey is ready to give ‘universal basic income’ a go all the same, Save Jerseyans, and you’ll be footing the bill. _ Mayor Read More

‘Say No to Menendez’ truck sighted cruising Newark’s streets

NEWARK, N.J. — Bob Hugin’s campaign isn’t expecting to win Essex County. Not even Chris Christie pulled that off in 2013 (he lost Essex and Hudson despite winning the other 19 counties). But New Jersey doesn’t elected statewide candidates in Read More

NJ-11: Webber drops new endorsements as Primary Day closes in

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — With Election Day less than one week out, Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-26) tried to solidify his frontrunner status on Wednesday by dropping a new round of municipal endorsements. “The strength of our campaign is our people, and Read More

VIDEO: N.J. Board of Ed Member Unloads On Policeman, Calls His Boss “Skinhead” During Traffic Stop

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. — A New Jersey local Board of Education member is in hot water today, Save Jerseyans, after she was recorded exclaiming “skinhead cop” during a recorded traffic stop.  As reported by outlets including Fox News and NJ 101.5, Read More

Nutley closes all schools Friday due to threat in Instagram video

The Nutley School District has closed all schools on Friday as police investigate a security threat posted to social media. “Because of the nature of the world in which we live, there was no other decision to be made,” Superintendent Read More

OPINION: Assemblywoman DeCroce isn’t a conservative

The other day, I received a campaign flier from Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce in which she argued she’s a conservative. Her mailer attacks Morris County Freeholder and Assembly Candidate Hank Lyon as being a fraud and a person who isn’t capable Read More

OPINION: Support Free Enterprise? Support Hank Lyon

It’s a tale as old as time, or at least as old as a few decades, that New Jersey has the highest taxes in the country. That fact, coupled with the regulatory burden applied at every level of government, makes Read More

Barlas’s Essex Backs Ciattarelli Over Guadagno: ‘Only Candidate with a Vision’

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno is on a roll this week, Save Jerseyans, locking up the line in Bergen County (where roughly 1/10th of the state’s registered Republicans reside) and South Jersey’s Gloucester County. Essex County is doing its own thing, joining Read More

BATTELGROUND LD26: Pennacchio Announces Reelection Bid By Himself

The incumbent unity ticket desired by GOP leaders seemed as elusive as ever on Friday, Save Jerseyans, as veteran State Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-Essex, Morris & Passaic) announced his reelection bid… solo. “I look forward to rolling up my sleeves and continuing Read More