Category: Newark

Ras Baraka wants Newark to stay a sanctuary city. He should ask Mexico to fund it. | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ $812 million. That’s how much state aid the City of Newark is receiving for its K-12 schools during fiscal year 2020, Save Jerseynas. That number doesn’t include non-K-12 funding, emergency aid or any other sort of Read More

Trump deploys border tactical teams to sanctuary cities including Newark

NEWARK, N.J. – The Trump Administration is ready to escalate its counter-offensive on dangerous “sanctuary” jurisdictions around the country including Newark, New Jersey.  On Friday, The New York Times reported that 100 Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) agents – who Read More

WATER CRISIS: Potential Booker 2020 opponent tells Newark he’ll help probe corruption during Booker’s tenure

NEWARK, N.J. – The long process of replacing Newark’s lead-producing water lines is finally underway, but the core problems in city government which brought about the crisis remain unaddressed. Chief among those antecedents: rampant corruption which was in full-swing under Read More

ELECTION 2021: Ciattarelli backs Essex’s water crisis bond deal with Newark

NEWARK, N.J. – 2021 gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli opined on the ongoing Newark water crisis this week.  The former assemblyman joined his fellow ex-legislator (Democrat John Wisniewski) to discuss the issue as part of a new weekly segment hosted by Read More

REPORT: Booker confidant allegedly told Newark Watershed’s executive director to solicit political contributions

NEWARK, N.J. – Cory Booker’s starring role in Newark’s lead water crisis was bad enough based upon what we already knew, Save Jerseyans. It just got worse.  On Thursday, Politico reported that “a longtime friend and adviser to former Mayor Read More

MONDAY MATH: N.J. could raise the cash for Newark’s new water pipes in under two weeks

By Matt Rooney _ $2.1 billion. That’s what it’s been estimated New Jersey spends every year on illegal aliens. Schooling (K-12 and college), public services, medical services, and even incarceration. We found out on Sunday that Essex County will guarantee Read More

ROONEY: No more expensive studies of Newark’s water; replace the pipes now!

TRENTON, N.J. – As Newark’s water crisis continues to deepen and Governor Phil Murphy refuses to declare a state of emergency, Save Jersey‘s Matt Rooney returned to the Chasing News A+ Panel on Wednesday night to inject some much-needed common sense Read More