Declan O’Scanlon

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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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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O’Scanlon Testifies Against “Use Our Kids as Pawns to Enrich Corrupt Companies” Legislation

Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon (R-Monmouth) testified before the Assembly Education Committee and the Assembly Transportation Committee this morning, imploring his colleagues on the committees to kill legislation that, if passed, would rip off motorists for the benefit of corrupt companies and greedy municipal official. At the Education Committee, O’Scanlon, the Republican nominee to replace Senator Joe […]

Fiore endorses O’Scanlon for Senate in LD 13

Tony Fiore and Declan O’Scanlon Tony Fiore, a Monmouth GOP Vice Chairman and a Middletown Township Committeeman announced his endorsement of Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon to replace Senator Joe Kyrillos in the State Senate next year. “As a Republican elected official in the largest municipality in the 13th legislative district, the upcoming retirement of Middletown’s Senator […]

Handlin raises $4K for LD 13 Senate race

Assemblywoman Amy Handlin Assemblywoman Amy Handlin raised $4,075 for her campaign to replace Senator Joe Kyrillos in the State Senate during the quarter that ended December 31, 2016, according to her latest filing with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission. The amount almost doubles what she has raised since her last election in 2015. […]

Handlin will run for Assembly if she fails in Senate bid, wants O’Scanlon to do the same

O’Scanlon: “While I appreciate Amy’s confidence and endorsement for Assembly, I am running for Senate” Assemblywoman Amy Handlin said she would seek another term in the New Jersey General Assembly if the 13th district County Committee members choose another candidate to replace Senator Joe Kyrillos in the upper house of the legislature. So far, the […]

Beck backs O’Scanlon in LD13 shadow primary

None of his possible opponents have even announced yet, but Asm. Declan O’Scanlon is continuing his all-out push for the retiring Joe Kyrillos’s Senate seat this week, announcing the backing of another Monmouth Senator. Jennifer Beck (R-11) says she came to admire O’Scanlon when they were still running mates before the 2011 redistricting process shuffled the […]

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O’Scanlon raises $100k for developing LD13 primary fight

Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon (R-13) is trying to clear the field, Save Jerseyans. One business day after formally announcing his bid to succeed retiring State Senator Joe Kyrillos, O’Scanlon told the media that he’s raked in $100,000+ for the effort. “The job of a State Senator is so much more than going to Trenton and voting […]

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O’Scanlon announces bid to succeed retiring Senator Kyrillos

There’s no such thing as ‘Christmas Break’ for politicos when primary season is upon us, Save Jerseyans. On Friday, in an anticipated move, Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon (R-Monmouth) announced that he’s officially in the race to succeed Joe Kyrillos in LD13. “Joe Kyrillos has set a very high bar in the difference he has made in […]

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O’Scanlon addresses his critics regarding his declining to vote on the Assembly gas tax bill

Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon, the Republican Budget Officer in the Assembly and a representative of northern Monmouth County in the lower house of the legislature has taken some criticism here in the MMM comments and on facebook for not voting on the Transportation Trust Fund bill that was sprung on the Assembly by Speaker Vincent Prieto […]

O’Scanlon: If Pensions are on the ballot, delay TTF until after the election

Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon, the Republican Assembly Budget Officer, said today that any no New Jersey legislator can responsibly vote on a bill to replenish the state’s Transportation Trust Fund (TTF) if a constitutional amendment requiring the state to make specified annual payments to state employees pensions funds is on the ballot this November. “No legislator […]

Pension bill advances after O’Scanlon muzzled by Dems

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Democracy? Not in this state, Save Jerseyans. It’s a Plutocracy for, and by, the public sector unions and their allies. Exhibit A: An economically ruinous pension amendment bill (ACR-109) which would MANDATE quarterly payments, regardless of other fiscal and economic factors, cleared the Democrat-controlled Assembly Judiciary Committee on Monday. Tom […]

Dueling Plans to Fix Public Pension System, One with a ‘Safety Valve’

Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon (R-Monmouth) outlines his plan to shore up New Jersey’s grossly underfunded public-employee pension system during a news conference held in the State House yesterday. Democratic leaders want the voters to decide this fall whether the state should make a series of hefty contributions to the underfunded public-employee pension system. But Assemblyman Declan […]

O’Scanlon: It could’ve been worse without Chris Christie!

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Revenue estimates for the State of New Jersey are down $840 million according to Assembly testimony presented by the state treasurer earlier Wednesday, Save Jerseyans Slowing business tax credit payments and cutting charity care are among the proposed stop-gap measures. Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon, the Republican budget officer, was eager to point […]

AUDIO: O’Scanlon shuts down ‘war on women’ budget rhetoric

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog When Democrats start spewing their boorish ‘War on Women’ rhetoric, Save Jerseyans, too many Republicans let them get away with it. Not Declan O’Scanlon. He jumped right in and embarrassed Democrat colleague Eliana Pintor Marin in the immediate aftermath of Monday’s Budget Committee hearing. She issued a press release following up […]

Op-Ed: Princeton Professor Succeeds in Cheapening Future Legitimate Charges of Racism & Highlighting Deterioration of Society’s Opinion of Police

By Declan O’Scanlon | The Save Jersey Blog One tragic thing occurred and one tragic fact was laid bare as a result of the the Princeton professor’s arrest and subsequent saga that ended yesterday with her quietly paying her fines.  She both succeeded in cheapening future legitimate charges of racism, and highlighting the deterioration of […]

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