Matt Rooney

ROONEY: Politicians like Bob Menendez are the reason why people don’t vote

Bob Menendez’s dramatic mistrial means he may escape justice, Save Jerseyans, but is the damage already done? Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney joined Chasing News host Bill Spadea, Democrat strategist Bill Caruso, and Republican strategist Jeanette Hoffman on Thursday night to break down the outcome and consider the impact on democracy particularly given this year’s low voter turnout…. – […]

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ROONEY: Will we finally find out what Murphy believes when he’s already inaugurated?

Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney joined Chasing News host Bill Spadea and Democrat strategist Bill Caruso on Wednesday night to break down the final gubernatorial debate and, in Matt’s opinion, the Democrat nominee’s disturbing reluctance to take stands on major policy issues. “When are we going to find out what [Phil Murphy] believes? In January, when he’s […]

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WEEKEND: Rooney rips Sanctuary Statehood, defends Guadagno on ‘Power & Politics’

This week’s biggest story in New Jersey politics? Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno’s tough television advertisement highlighting Democrat opponent Phil Murphy’s shocking plan to turn New Jersey into a so-called “Sanctuary State.” Our very own Save Jersey Founder and Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney — recently named one of New Jersey’s top 50 most powerful media personalities — is on News12 […]

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Rooney Makes Insider 100 ‘Media Power List’

Our very own Save Jersey founder and Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney is one of InsiderNJ’s top 100 media power personalities per a new list released Thursday morning: – “The founding editor of Save Jersey has carved out a space for himself as the state’s go-to GOP commentator and opinion-crafter,” the political news site’s staff explained, ranking […]

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VIDEO: Beach-spreading debate expands at the Jersey Shore

Here’s something less serious for your Saturday morning, Save Jerseyans, depending upon whom you ask… The so-called “beach-spreading” trend ranks among this summer’s top controversies at the Jersey Shore. Are the giant, sprawling tents populating our beaches a big deal as some local officials and agitated beach-goers have claimed? Or much ado about nothing? Earlier […]

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VIDEO: Rooney wades into Mahwah’s eruv debate

Is opposition to an eruv’s expansion into Mahwah, Montvale and Upper Saddle River (accomplished when white PVC pipes are affixed to utility poles) evidence of not-so-latent antisemitism? Or something far less sinister or even understandable? Last Friday night, Save Jersey Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney joined NJ 101.5’s Bill Spadea and the Fox29/My9 Chasing News panel to analyze the controversy: – –

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VIDEO: Rooney blasts Booker’s big government approach to pot

A Linden, New Jersey man made news last Friday when he was arrested at Sen. Cory Booker’s (D-Twitter) pro-legalization of marijuana rally. Booker is sponsoring a sweeping ‘Marijuana Justice Act’ at the federal level. On Friday night, Save Jersey Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney sat down with NJ 101.5’s Bill Spadea and the Fox29/My9 Chasing News panel to analyze the legislation… and Booker’s true motives: […]

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LISTEN: Rooney Joins Bill Spadea’s New Podcast To Dish On Divorce, Dating And Millennials

Here’s something a little different for fans of Save Jersey and NJ 101.5…. Last week, our Blogger-in-Chief (and favorite New Jersey divorce attorney) Matt Rooney joined radio host Bill Spadea, comedian Jay Black, and Chasing News‘s Jessica Nutt for a wide-ranging podcast discussion regarding divorce, relationships, and where millennials are going wrong in the dating arena. It was episode #3 for the […]

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VIDEO: Rooney and Spadea Analyze Phil Murphy’s Wacky Trump-Hitler Comparison

Did you miss it? 2017 presumptive gubernatorial nominee Phil Murphy (D-Goldman Sachs) was seen in a whole new light this week by thousands of New Jerseyans when this website revealed shocking comments from a 2016 rally in which he compared Donald Trump‘s election to the rise of Hitler and the Nazi Party. You can view […]

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N.J. Gubernatorial Candidate Steve Rogers (R-Nutley) Sits Down with ‘Save Jersey’

Election 2017 is well underway, Save Jerseyans, and that means New Jersey Republicans are called upon to select a nominee on Tuesday, June 6th, to replace Chris Christie.  Four candidates are currently in the mix.  Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney recently sat down with one of them — Nutley Commissioner Steve Rogers — to discuss a wide […]

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New Year’s Weekend TV: Watch Matt Rooney On ‘NJ Power & Politics’

The holidays are well underway, Save Jerseyans, and another year is about to end. Who were 2016’s nicest (and naughtiest) New Jersey political figures? Save Jersey Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney is on News12 NJ’s ‘Power and Politics‘ program this weekend opposite Democrat Councilman Louis Di Paolo of Dumont, Legislative Coordinator for New Jersey Working Families, to share their respective lists […]

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VIDEO: Rooney weighs in on the Christie/Spadea feud

One of the feuds that dominated N.J. politics in 2016? Governor Chris Christie vs. NJ 101.5 host Bill Spadea. The Republicans’ antagonism reached a new point the week before Christmas when Christie gave a decidedly naughty assessment of the radio host. On Friday, Save Jersey Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney spoke to reporter Diana Blass and the rest of […]

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ROONEY to the Inky: South Jersey is tired of Trenton sticking coal in its stockings

Are New Jersey’s southernmost citizens getting the shaft? Following the release of a 22-page report by the Sen. Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs alleging an imbalance of a resources for South Jersey (even when controlled for variables including population), Save Jersey Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney told The Philadelphia Inquirer‘s Kevin Riordan that he concurs insofar as South Jersey definitely doesn’t […]

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VIDEO: Rooney addresses 2016 NJSAFE Conference in Parsippany

  In case you missed it, Save Jerseyans, our own Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney was among the speakers at this summer’s NJ SAFE Conference in Parsippany, New Jersey. You can learn more about the second annual event here. Matt delivered a 15-minute address concerning online advocacy for the Second Amendment in the dark! On a day […]

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Yes, this cycle’s #1 issue in the NJ-07 House Race is… me!

In all candor, I’ve never seriously wanted to run for public office, and I certainly never planned on planting my flag in New Jersey’s Seventh Congressional District, Save Jerseyans. But guess what? I guess stuff like that isn’t always up to me. Casual observers couldn’t be blamed for believing yours truly is on the ballot up there […]

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VIDEO: Rooney Rides Along with ‘Chasing’ to Discuss Controversial Light Rail Project

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Now that gas tax legislation has passed the N.J. legislature, taxpayers and motorists are going to pay for a number of new projects including at least two proposed light rail projects; one in North Jersey and the other down in South Jersey running from Camden City to […]

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