Tag: ems

Christie Admin: Amtrak displayed ‘total lack of concern’ for public over holiday weekend

Brian Murray, Governor Chris Christie’s press secretary, released the administration’s latest anti-Amtrak salvo on Monday following yet another highly-publicized transportation system meltdown involving a train stuck in a tunnel for hours.  “Amtrak’s failure to adequately maintain its facilities was again on Read More

Clifton Calls For First Responders’ Protection In Opioid Crisis

Assemblyman Rob Clifton Assemblyman Rob Clifton (R-12 Monmouth, Middlesex, Ocean and Burlington) renewed his call for legislative action today on his bill (A3104) that would protect the lives and well-being on police officers and EMS personnel who administer NARCAN or Read More

Judge blocks Machine-backed EMS law

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog S2980A/A4526 – signed into law by Governor Chris Christie back in July after it passed the legislature with bipartisan support – grants “hospitals which are designated Level 1 trauma centers the exclusive authority to provide advance Read More

Westampton Update: Democrat Maybury says he’s out for 2015

By Matt Rooney |  The Save Jersey Blog Incumbent Committeeman Robert Maybury (D-Westampton) is not seeking reelection in one of Burlington County’s more closely watched local races of 2015, Save Jerseyans.  According to a source in attendance, the veteran Democrat Read More

Westampton’s Lopez asks AG to investigate alleged quid pro quo

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog One of Burlington County’s more interesting 2015 local contests is heating up, Save Jerseyans, as Westampton’s GOP ticket accuses Robert G. Maybury, Jr., a Democrat who is seeking reelection this year along with fellow Dem Robert 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

In Camco, GOP Freeholder slate targets EMS bill

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog There’s a particularly fierce battle underway in New Jersey’s halls of power right now, Save Jerseyans, over S2980, a bill which would, as I explained to you before, grant “hospitals which are designated Level 1 Read More

Are Trenton Democrats trying to kill youth sports in New Jersey?

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog While the pension crisis roils and taxes remain at highest-in-the-nation levels, Save Jerseyans, our legislators are still out there passing solutions in search of a problem. The latest? On Thursday, the Assembly Democrats powered Read More

Encourage, Not Discourage Volunteers

Last week the State Senate passed bill S-1650 along party lines to redesign New Jerseys’ EMS, sending it to the Assembly for consideration. Taking a hard, honest look at this legislation is important particularly with Hurricane Sandy bearing down on Read More