Category: Joe Pennacchio

Pennacchio: Jersey City’s New Plan is ‘Too Little, Too Late’ After Years of PILOT Abuse

PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) remains one of the driving yet popularly unknown forces driving property taxes in New Jersey. One of the prime offenders? Jersey City which is now pledging to share some of its tax abatement revenue with the local school Read More

Mastrangelo’s a No-Go for LD26 Senate

Morris Freeholder Thomas J. Mastrangelo will NOT challenge sitting Republican State Senator Joe Pennacchio this year, Save Jerseyans, leaving the pitched battle for Assembly (which features two of Mastrangelo’s colleagues) as LD26’s sole contested battle. Here’s the note he shared with Read More

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