Category: State Senate

Op-Ed: Time for NJDOC Commissioner to Go | Testa

By Michael Testa _ It’s time for a change. Marcus Hicks should step down as commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Correction, and if he doesn’t, Governor Murphy should fire him. – The commissioner has lost the confidence of Read More

N.J. Legislature needs to convene, check Phil Murphy’s power grab | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Checks and balances are a critical component of the American system, Save Jerseyans. This greatest-of-all-nations was formed precisely because we were tired of kings. We refused to be ruled by one in 1776. We’ve endeavored to Read More

N.J. Senator: Murphy is causing ‘more sickness, deaths’ by not embracing Hydroxychloroquine

TRENTON, N.J. – In perhaps the strongest criticism yet coming from an elected officials, state Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-26) struck out at the Murphy Administration on Friday over its alleged failure to embrace Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ). “It’s difficult to understand the Read More

Senate Dems will still meet, but they’ve banned the public from committee hearings

By Matt Rooney _ UPDATE: After this story ran, Senate Democrats announced later in the day that their Monday hearing were canceled.  Original story: – Look: panic or not, I get why the state legislature might not want to hold Read More

‘Path to Progress’ hypocrite Sweeney decides he’s suddenly OK with the millionaire’s tax. | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Yes, some Trenton Republicans slobbered all over Senate President Steve Sweeney’s recent decision to ‘get religion’ and declare, after many years of supporting higher taxes, that New Jersey is overtaxed. Those of us with memories which Read More