Category: Joe Pennacchio

N.J. Senator: When Did Animals Become More Important Than Children?

State Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-Essex, Morris, Passaic) can’t be blamed for scratching his head after the New Jersey legislature moved to ban the declawing of cats. To him? He’s a question of priorities. “When did animals become more important than unborn children?” Senator Read More

N.J. Senator Demands Investigation Into Planned Parenthood’s Alleged Baby Body Part Scam

In the wake of a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee recommendation for a formal criminal investigation into Planned Parenthood and certain affiliated organizations, America’s leading abortion provider, over the alleged sale of baby body parts, state Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-Morris) called on New Jersey’s Attorney Read More

Castro’s death leads to renewed calls for cop killer’s return to N.J.

Fidel Castro’s death may not be likely to lead to immediate political change in Cuba, but the news hasn’t stopped opponents of the regime from seizing the moment to press old grievances. Chief among them for New Jersey residents? Fugitive Read More

Pennacchio wades into Port Authority discussion to push DRPA reform

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog You may’ve noticed that we haven’t said much around here about this week’s New York/New Jersey Port Authority “reform” developments. The reason is simple, Save Jerseyans: as a Camden County resident, I’m tired Read More

Jersey Joe, Citing DRPA, Stands Up for South Jersey

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog While the media establishment and political elite continue to focus on the relatively minor George Washington Bridge storyline, Save Jerseyans, the situation at our state’s southern transportation pole continues to deteriorate. Waning Read More

NJ, PA Legislators Confront DRPA

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Trenton Democrats prefer to demagogue whenever there’s something to be gained from it, Save Jerseyans, but in the wake of the Bridgegate scandal, their Republican counterparts have put forth a myriad of measures designed to Read More

Kean Replaces O’Toole, Bateman

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The Kean-Christie rift doesn’t manifest itself in a “hot” war, Save Jerseyans, but it’s clear enough to legislative Republicans that the 2013 election signaled the beginning of a new era in state GOP politics. Governor Read More

Jersey Joe vs. Common Core

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The only federal initiative capable of producing more confusion than Obamacare is “Common Core,” Save Jerseyans. Some of the critics’ concerns are largely procedural. Other substantive aspects of the guidelines are positively Read More