Category: Newark

ELECTION 2020: Trump unloads on Booker who “ran Newark into the ground”

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump didn’t mince words this week when asked about one of his potential 2020 challengers. “He ran Newark into the ground,” Trump said of Gropacus (a/k/a Cory Booker) during a Wednesday interview with The New York 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

N.J. Judge: No More Police Escorts for Private Uses in Newark

NEWARK, N.J. — The free ride is over at least for awhile, Save Jerseyans. On Tuesday, Essex County Superior Court Judge Dennis Carey ordered a one-year prohibition on the City of Newark affording police escorts for private uses. The city and Mayor Read More

Did you miss Cory Booker’s really stupid Zuckerberg hearing question?

By Matt Rooney _ It wasn’t that long ago, Save Jerseyans, that then-Newark Mayor Cory Booker accepted $100 million from Facebook’s founder on Oprah Winfey’s old television show on behalf of the Newark, New Jersey school district. Those monies were Read More

Camden, Newark make “Murder Capitals of America” list

NEWARK, NJ — Better? Maybe, but still pretty bad. The real estate analytics company NeighborhoodScout has released a list of the 30 U.S. cities with a dubious distinction: the most murders per 1,000 residents. Camden ranks #3; Newark is #15. The notoriously crime-ridden Read More

ROONEY RANTS: Amazon tax credits represent everything that’s wrong with N.J. government

It’s a sorry pass when the only way to get anyone to do business in your state is to effectively bribe them across the bridges and tunnels, Save Jerseyans. What I’ve described is EXACTLY the current situation under the State House Read More

REPORT: Newark Mayor’s ‘Protection Unit’ ran up $1M+ overtime bill

NEWARK, N.J. — The City of Newark’s finances are notoriously precarious, Save Jerseyans, so when money is wasted? It’s all the more offensive to the taxpayers who subsidize New Jersey’s most populous municipality. The latest example? According to a new Read More

Newark, Middlesex given until December 8th to comply with federal immigration law

It remains to be seen whether federal courts intervene, Save Jerseyans, but two New Jersey jurisdictions could face stiff consequences this holiday season if they persist in refusing to comply with federal immigration laws. Last week, the Department of Justice Read More

As Amazon HQ contest continues, AFP pushes back against Christie’s “corporate handouts”

New Jersey’s multi-billion dollar flirtation with Amazon and its new second North American headquarters is making national headlines but also earning derision from critics of the Christie Administration’s jobs creation tactics. On Tuesday, Americans for Prosperity-New Jersey (AFP-NJ) hit back at Read More