Category: Gerald Cardinale

Cardinale endorses Lonegan in NJ-05

HACKENSACK, NJ — State Senator Gerry Cardinale (R-39) has endorsed former Bogota Mayor and perennial candidate for higher office Steve Lonegan in the developing primary contest for New Jersey’s Fifth Congressional District. “Steve Lonegan has been a tireless champion of the Republican Read More

POLL: Cardinale or McCann in LD39?

There are a ton of primary battles this year, Save Jerseyan, but only one sitting Republican State Senator is facing a serious challenge. Gerald Cardinale (R-39) needs to hold off veteran party operative and former Cresskill Councilman John McCann this spring Read More

EXCLUSIVE: McCann to Primary Cardinale in LD39

Bergen County will see at least two State Senate primaries this spring on the Republican side of the aisle, Save Jerseyans. Earlier this week, Bergen GOP Chairman Paul DiGaetano announced his intention to challenge Passaic Clerk Kristin Corrado for the Read More

N.J. Moves to Let More Retired Cops Carry Handguns

Legislation sponsored by state Senator Gerald Cardinale (R-39), which would allow retired law enforcement officials to obtain a handgun carry permit, advanced out of the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee on Monday. “We already allow many retired officers to carry Read More

N.J. Senator demands sick leave reform after $440k Englewood Cliffs payout

A report that Englewood Cliffs’s former Deputy Police Chief is getting more than $441,000 in payouts, a sum which includes almost $120,000 in exchange for 150 unused sick days, has some legislators clamoring for long-neglected sick leave reforms. “Sick days are there to Read More

UPDATE #2: Citing public feedback, Cardinale drafting broader concealed carry bill

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Your voice matters, Save Jerseyans. Never doubt it. After many of you let state Senator Gerry Cardinale (R) know you weren’t happy with the narrow scope of his concealed carry legislation, the Read More

UPDATE: Cardinale clarifies concealed carry legislation after uproar

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog State Senator Gerald Cardinale has been a favorite villain of the anti-gun lobby for many years, Save Jerseyans, but when he proposed a relatively modest gun bill this week – one allowing New Jersey Read More

Op-Ed: Legislation Should “Address a Root Cause”

Measures to Curb Violent Acts Should Focus on Untreated Mental Illness By: Senator Gerald Cardinale (R-Bergen, Passaic) Across New Jersey thousands of residents who suffer from mental illness are not receiving the treatment they need. This tragedy destroys families and Read More