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PUMP YOU, NEW JERSEY: Christie announces 23-cent gas tax hike deal

No good news gets dumped on Friday, Save Jerseyans. It’s when politicians bury news they hope taxpayers will miss. This one will be hard to miss if you drive. A short time ago, Governor Chris Christie announced a deal to raise New Jersey’s gas tax by 23-cents. This is the first gas tax hike for New […]

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ATR Slams Oroho-Sarlo Gas Tax Hike

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog One week after the Office of Legislative Services released its stunning analysis of the heavy on debt (and tax increases) Oroho-Sarlo tax hike plan, Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) is weighing in and slamming the State Senate’s preferred resolution to the TTF standoff. “In the current fiscal year, […]


Bramnick wants a special session to discuss TTF

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick (R-21) and Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce (R-26) issued a release on Friday afternoon calling on the Democrat-run Legislature to hold a special session to resolve the indefinitely postponed replenishment debate over the Transportation Trust Fund.  “This is a serious issue and we need to […]




STUPID: Trenton debates $15 minimum wage while Wendy’s replaces workers with kiosks

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog No matter how many examples we serve up of workers being hurt by the $15 minimum wage push around the country, Save Jerseyans, the morons in Trenton continue to forge ahead. It ain’t about what works; they’re only interested in serving the union bosses who bankroll them […]

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After New Hampshire? No, we’re not discussing raising the minimum wage!

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog You may’ve missed it with everything going on in New Hampshire on Tuesday, Save Jerseyans. That was probably part of the plan. The Trenton Democrats dropped their $15 per hour minimum wage hike game plan which will be a coordinated state and federal effort. Specifically, while Donald Norcross […]

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Christie, in New Hampshire, pledges NO gas tax hike for New Jersey

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog You may have missed this on Thursday ’cause I did, Save Jerseyans, but Governor Chris Christie made a little bit of news on the Granite State campaign trail. “I’ll tell you what I’m not going to do, I’m not going to increase the gas tax while you’re […]

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Prieto reveals why Democrats are destroying New Jersey in 28 words

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog If you STILL don’t know or understand why New Jersey is almost irreparably screwed up, and a strengthened Democrat legislative majority is only going to make it worse, all you need to do is check out this quote from a celebratory Speaker Vince Prieto over on NJ.com. He’s moving full-steam-ahead on the gas […]

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Hypocrisy Alert: Jersey Dems flip over NJ Transit fee hikes… but not tax hikes?

By Cody McLaughlin | The Save Jersey Blog I don’t get it, Save Jerseyans. As if we needed another example of Democrat hypocrisy, here we are… again. On July 1st, while you were getting ready for a long weekend, New Jersey’s Assembly Democrats joined Mayor Steve Fulop in launching an overt protest of the impending 9-cent rate hikes for NJ […]

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It’s Time To LOWER The Gas Tax in New Jersey

By Bill Spadea “We broke it; don’t know how to fix it and you are just gonna have to keep paying for it.”  – May have been overheard at the State House in Trenton.  The proponents of the gas tax will tell you that the Transportation Trust Fund is separate from the general fund and […]

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Christie plans to follow up budget speech with town hall meeting

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’re going to get what could be Governor Chris Christie’s last (or second-to-last) budget address next Tuesday, Save Jerseyans, depending of course upon how deep he makes it into the 2016 GOP primary sweepstakes. You know my take: I don’t think he’s going to last very long […]

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Sweeney, Trenton elites should stop insulting us and start working for us

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Today’s the day, Save Jerseyans. A 78-year old tradition, the “Walk to Washington” sponsored by New Jersey’s Chamber of Commerce is a premiere political event for people who keep track of such things. It features Trenton’s elite navigating the crowded aisles of a southbound train to Washington, D.C. where lobbyists, […]

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2015 Republicans starting to run against the gas tax

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog As Trenton Democrats and some Republicans, too, continue to weigh increasing the state gas tax to shore up the transportation trust fund, down-ballot Republicans are beginning to do what we’ve been advocating for months, Save Jerseyans: running AGAINST the gas tax. Among those higher-profile candidates who appreciate […]

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