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ROONEY: Anti-vaping push is a political strategy to win over suburbanites

TRENTON, N.J. – New York is banning flavored e-cigarettes. New Jersey might be next. This week, SaveJersey.com’s Matt Rooney was back on the Chasing News panel to get to the bottom of this regulatory push and why, exactly, our elected Read More

ROONEY: No more expensive studies of Newark’s water; replace the pipes now!

TRENTON, N.J. – As Newark’s water crisis continues to deepen¬†and Governor Phil Murphy refuses to declare a state of emergency, Save Jersey‘s Matt Rooney returned to the Chasing News A+ Panel on Wednesday night to inject some much-needed common sense Read More

ROONEY: AOC’s and Booker’s “dangerous, stupid” behavior far more alarming than teenagers with a cardboard cutout

TRENTON, N.J. – Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell were at war this week, first over gun control in the wake of two mass shootings and then again after a viral image of teenage McConnell supporters making Read More

ROONEY: “Why’s the only freedom New Jersey wants to give me the right to pay taxes or kill myself?”

TRENTON, N.J. – A law permitting New Jerseyans to commit “assisted suicide” went into effect on Thursday. A step forward? Or a dangerous misstep? – Save Jersey Blogger-in-Chief joined the Chasing News A+ Panel on Thursday to share his concerns. Read More

ROONEY: Miss America’s departure proves tax dollar giveaways can’t save A.C.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Miss America Pageant pocketed $12 million over three years courtesy of New Jersey taxpayers. Now the pageant which was born in Atlantic City is leaving (again), this time for Connecticut. Save Jersey‘s Matt Rooney was Read More

ROONEY: “I don’t know why” Toms River cares about residents renting out their pools

TOMS RIVER, N.J. – Toms River homeowners are using the new Swimply app – an Airbnb-like technology – to rent their home pools to neighbors who need a cool break from the summer heat. But some locals and officials in Read More

ROONEY: Phil Murphy’s cap scrap won’t help; it’s time to ask if “we even need superintendents”

TRENTON, N.J. – Governor Phil Murphy’s repeal of former Governor Chris Christie’s superintendent salary cap generated strong reactions throughout the Garden State this week.¬† Save Jersey Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney returned to the Chasing News A+ Panel on Monday to opine Read More

Save Jersey’s Rooney on Citi Bike, America Airlines ‘racism’ controversies: “Grow up, people!”

TRENTON, N.J. – Save Jersey founder and editor-in-chief Matt Rooney returned to the Chasing News A+ panel on Wednesday to discuss two stories involving allegations of racism. One involved a black doctor who claimed American Airlines made her cover up Read More