Tag: emergency

READ IT: Assemblyman’s bill would make Murphy seek legislative approval for emergency orders lasting logner than 2 weeks

TRENTON, N.J. – Last week we told you about Assembly Brian Bergen’s proposal to curb Phil Murphy’s emergency powers. He’s now released the actual text; if adopted, the governor would need to seek legislative approval if he wants to extend Read More

N.J. Legislature needs to convene, check Phil Murphy’s power grab | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Checks and balances are a critical component of the American system, Save Jerseyans. This greatest-of-all-nations was formed precisely because we were tired of kings. We refused to be ruled by one in 1776. We’ve endeavored to Read More

Sheriff Golden to Trenton: Stop ripping off the 9-1-1 fees

With New Jersey lawmakers busy in Trenton working on the next fiscal year’s State Budget, Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden is calling on the legislature and Governor Christie to stop the diversion of $120 million per year that cell phone Read More

N.J. Courts, State Offices Close Ahead of Expected ‘Spring Break’ Blizzard

Snow fall totals continue to vary widely at this hour, Save Jerseyans, but it’s clear enough that officials aren’t taking the possible weather being foretasted Monday evening lightly. Late Monday afternoon, Governor Chris Christie declared a State of Emergency, allowing Emergency Management personnel Read More

Christie signs fast-tracked EMS bill

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Trenton is, without question, one of the most dysfunctional places on earth. Few folks on either side of the aisle would disagree with me, Save Jerseyans. It’s not just a matter of agreeing Read More

Christie to ABC7: “We were listening to all of you!”

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I’m not saying this particular ABC7 anchor was TRYING to be ridiculous, Save Jerseyans, but when the people hyping a storm that went bust subsequently turn around and ask an elected official whether they Read More

Ice Storm Shuts Down N.J. Government

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie declared a State of Emergency on Tuesday night, Save Jerseyans, an act which allows the State Director of Emergency Management “to continue coordinating the preparation, response and recovery efforts for the storm Read More