State Assembly



Slick Zwick complains that his opponents are fighting dirty… by quoting him!

If you’re a N.J. Democrat or living in the 16th Legislative District, Save Jerseyans, you might’ve received a fundraising appeal from incumbent Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker (D-South Brunswick) this week. I removed the donation links; focus on the mailer (and the first and third paragraphs): – From: Andrew Zwicker [mailto:                    […]

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VIDEO: N.J. Democrat Assemblyman confesses having no opinion (!) on Sanctuary Statehood

Some New Jersey Democrats are 100% down with their gubernatorial nominee Phil Murphy’s quest to built a ‘Sanctuary’ state for illegal alien criminals. Others are running for cover. Asm. Eric Houghtaling (D-11)? During an October 16th debate hosted by the League of Women Voters of the Township of Ocean? “Uh, I  don’t have a stand on […]

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O’SCANLON: Failing to extend the N.J. arbitration cap will cost police, firefighter jobs

If we’re going to be honest, as effective policy makers it’s incumbent upon us to do the hard work, master the facts and policy nuances before us, and present cogent proposals to the public and the legislature. This list of policy proposals is me doing my job. The inescapable logic of permanently tying the arbitration […]

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FINAL Legislative Race Ratings for N.J. Election 2017

Note: Our final round of SaveJersey.com legislative race ratings presumes (which is distinct from predicting, btw, so don’t get all hot-and-bothered by this) an 8-to-12 point Murphy victory statewide on November 7th. If the public polling is ultimately validated? And Guadagno loses by 15, 16 or even 20 points? New Jersey Republicans could easily lose […]

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Bergen pastor-turned-Assembly candidate says it’s time for Trenton to prioritize God

Saddle Brook-based LD38 Assembly candidate and Christian pastor Christopher Wolf is talking a lot about taxes, NJ Transit, and other issues North Jersey voters are chattering about this cycle. Wolf, who preaches at First Reformed Church of Saddle Brook, nevertheless believes what ails Trenton goes much deeper. He’s pitching “Christopher’s Code” – what his campaign […]

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After insulting his own district, Zwicker (D-16) makes up tax hikes to slander his challengers

It’s apparently desperation time in LD16, Save Jerseyans. After trashing (or inventing?) a marine veteran in his district, and then openly mocking a huge chunk of his district to a snooty Princeton audience, Asm. Andrew Zwicker has apparently decided that lying about his Republican challengers is his best shot at reelection this November. The most […]

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O’Scanlon challenges Jersey City Mayor Fulop to pressure Speaker Prieto to extend Arbitration Cap

Jersey City Police Officers were awarded a 2% pay increase by a state appointed arbitrator this week. – Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop, not the Democrat nominee for Governor, declared that the best interests of his city’s residents and taxpayers prevailed, according to Hudson County View.  The arbitrator’s decision will enable Mayor Fulop and the city council […]


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Sparks (finally) fly in N.J. governor’s race over Israel vote

LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP — The quiet campaign for New Jersey governor erupted Friday. Democratic nominee Phil Murphy publicly disagreed with his running mate for voting against a popular bill that banned the state from investing in businesses that boycott Israeli goods and services. Hours later, Murphy’s Republican opponent, Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, called on the Democrat […]


O’Scanlon pushes back at union boss’s “blather” in wake of arbitration cap report

One week after union bosses threatened to SUE to keep New Jersey’s property taxes heading ever-higher, Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon is pushing back in defense of the arbitration cap impact task force’s released report. “Everything legislators need to know before deciding to permanently extend the interest arbitration cap was released in the report last Thursday,” said O’Scanlon (R-Monmouth), […]

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Atlantic City rolls dice on bid to woo Amazon HQ2

ATLANTIC CITY — Atlantic City has joined a growing list of New Jersey towns that trying to convince Amazon it’s the perfect place for the company’s second headquarters. The city touted access Atlantic City International Airport, its favorable tax incentive package and its proximity to New York, Philadelphia and Washington. The airport’s FAA William J. […]


VIDEO: Schepisi discusses career, aneurysm in new campaign spot

Asw. Holly Schepisi (R-39) underwent emergency brain surgery back in March 2015 after doctors discovered an aneurysm.  With Democrats targeting her traditionally red district this fall (part of a turf war between statewide factions), Schepisi launched her first ever campaign ad on Monday highlighting her family, legal career, and treatment for a brain aneurysm at the […]

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LD39: GOP campaigns on the curiously ignored affordable housing crisis

“Affordable” housing — and the recent N.J. Supreme Court decision that is threatening to blow our state’s property tax burden to a new, terrible heights by mandating construction of HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF NEW UNITS (!) over the next several years — is arguably the biggest public policy story of 2017 but it’s gotten next to […]

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LD26 Republicans warn against “reckless” Murphy tax increases

A brand new annual report titled Financial State of the States from the think tank ‘Truth in Accounting’ assigns an F grade to New Jersey. You can guess why, Save Jerseyans…. Taxes which remain America’s most burdensome. On Thursday afternoon, two veteran N.J. GOP lawmakers seized upon the report’s release to highlight the likely negative […]

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