Category: Kevin O’Toole

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 Read More

Christie Files Nominations, Taps O’Toole for Port Authority

State Senator Kevin O’Toole (R-40) already wasn’t seeking reelection, Save Jerseyans, setting off a fierce primary contest for his seat. Now he’s (likely) heading to the Port Authority after Chris Christie, his close political ally, nominated him to join the Read More

State Senator wants AG to investigate Kean University

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Kean University is no stranger to controversy in recent years, Save Jerseyans, but this latest set of allegations is a doozy. In fact, State Sen. Kevin O’Toole (R-40) wants the New Jersey’s Read More

LD40 Poll: Who should succeed O’Toole?

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Last week, Kevin O’Toole (R-40) announced that he’s not seeking reelection to the State Senate next year, Save Jerseyans. We gave you our early list of possible GOP replacements. Who do you think Read More

An early look at possible O’Toole successors in LD40

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog With Friday’s announcement of Senator Kevin O’Toole’s retirement, Save Jerseyans, some party leaders see the potential for a free-for-all to replace him. Here are some of the names being bantered about early in the process: Read More

Kevin O’Toole announces he’s not seeking reelection in ’17

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s a wild Friday in Bergen politics, Save Jerseyans. Hours after sources confirmed that GOP Sheriff, Michael Saudino, would switch parties, veteran GOP State Senator Kevin O’Toole (R-40) announced his decision to not Read More

Senators Take State House Steps Ice Bath

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge” has been the thing to do this summer, Save Jerseyans, as friends, family members and co-workers guilt each other into participating in what might be the first 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