State Senate

Singer Endorses Flancbaum In LD 30 Assembly Race

Senator Robert Singer answered Assemblyman Sean Kean’s endorsement of former Wall Township Mayor Ned Thomson to replace Dave Rible in the State Assembly and on the ballot in November with an endorsement of Justin Flancbaum, the Executive Director of the Lakewood Municipal Utility Authority. Singer told MMM that his endorsement of Flancbaum was prompted by Kean’s nod […]

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NJEA PAC Announces Its Picks for 2017 Legislative Races

Its influence both symbolic and real, the New Jersey Education Association’s PAC this weekend finalized the last of the powerful union’s political endorsements for the November legislative races – with some notable picks and some notable omissions. Overall, the endorsements by the 125-member PAC committee skewed far to the Democratic side, following a historical pattern […]


Key Christie ally slated to lead the Port Authority

Chris Christie’s influence in regional government will continue after he leaves office in January. Today, the New Jersey governor and Andrew Cuomo of New York announced their agreement to appoint former LD40 GOP state Senator Kevin O’Toole as Chairman of the Board of Commissioners and Rick Cotton as Executive Director of the Port Authority of New […]

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LD40’s Corrado becomes state senator-elect

New Jersey has a new state senator-elect tonight. On Wednesday night at the Barnyard Banquet Hall in Totowa, the assembled LD40 Republican committee members unanimously confirmed Kristin Corrado to fill the seat of retiring state Senator Kevin O’Toole. Corrado won a three-way primary battle back in June. O’Toole is filling a position at the Port […]

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LD38 TRAINWRECK: Democrat Senator Bob Gordon shockingly declares NJ Transit ‘working pretty well’

NJ Transit is pretty deservedly controversial these days. The existence of NJ Transit’s problems aren’t exactly controversial, Save Jerseyans. Unless, perhaps, you’re state Senator Bob Gordon (D-38) who is running for reelection this year while simultaneously serving as chairman of the N.J. Senate committee responsible for overseeing public transportation issues. All footage below — compiled […]

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POLL: Should N.J. legislature be barred from considering bills until a budget is adopted?

— Should the N.J. Legislature be banned from considering any bills until a budget has been adopted for that fiscal year? YES NO   pollcode.com free polls —

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Beck blasts Horizon bill as small business killer

Jennifer Beck (R-11) doesn’t regret her Thursday vote in the Senate, Save Jerseyans, and she doubled down as a state shutdown inched closer on Friday afternoon. “Any Horizon policy holder that has overpaid in premiums should get that money back,” Beck declared.” It is unconscionable for the State to swoop in and take their hard-earned […]

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COWARDS: Vulnerable N.J. Dems abstained on #HorizonHeist bill

It’s hard to find someone in Trenton who doesn’t have an opinion on the #HorizonHeist bill, Save Jerseyans, but a few Democrats didn’t bother to take a position at all. Their reasoning didn’t have anything to do with ethical conflicts or family emergencies but apparently everything to do with electoral politics. “Bob Gordon is gutless. […]

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Corrado Overcomes DiGaetano in LD40

One of this season’s roughest primaries goes to Kristin Corrado, Save Jerseyans. We can now project that the Passaic County Clerk will overcome former Assemblyman and incumbent Bergen GOP Chairman Paul DiGaetano in the LD40 State Senate Republican Primary to replace the retiring Kevin O’Toole. Corrado, known for her tenacious campaigning style, started the evening […]

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NJEA Ditches Sweeney, Votes to Endorse His Republican Challenger in LD3

We knew it was a possibility, Save Jerseyans, but now it’s a reality. According to PolitickerNJ, the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA)’s political action committee “voted unanimously on Friday to endorse Fran Grenier, the chairman of the Salem County Republican Party, for the state Senate seat in the 3rd District,” over Democrat Senate President Steve Sweeney. […]

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TRAIN WARS: Kean, Langschultz Troll Hapless Gordon with Early Morning NJ Transit Trip

Senator Bob Gordon (D-38), Chairman of the New Jersey State Senate’s Legislative Oversight Committee, rode with invited guests to tour the tunnel to Penn Station this Friday morning. His 2017 opponent thinks he’s acting a little bit too much like a passenger.  Before Gordon’s trip got underway, Kelly Langschultz, Gordon’s Republican challenger in NJ’s 38th legislative district, was […]

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Langschultz Goes After Gordon for ‘Lack of Leadership’ During NJ Transit Crisis

The pain for NJ Transit commuters isn’t over,  Save Jerseyans, after news broke on Tuesday that customers face a 44 day period of repairs from July 7 to July 25 and then between August 4th to August 28th. A leading Election 2017 candidate wants to know why her incumbent opponent isn’t asking more (and better) questions. “There has been a serious […]

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Beck Warns Legislature Against Christie’s Reckless Plan to Raid Horizon’s Surplus

Governor Chris Christie‘s plan to raid Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s surplus (to the tune of $300 million!) to fund low income residents’ health insurance (part of his opioid crusade) is meeting stiff resistance under the dome, Save Jerseyans. A familiar Christie critic from the GOP side of the aisle spoke out in […]

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