Tag: hike

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 Read More

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. Read More

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 Read More

Lance, MacArthur Offer Prerebuttals of #SOTU

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog President Barack Obama will deliver his second-to-last (there’s a silver-lining!) State of the Union Address on Tuesday night, Save Jerseyans, and consistent with this reputation for stubborn ideological behavior and extreme partisan Read More

5 alternatives to a massive gas tax hike

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’ve been told that opinion columnist Paul Mulshine is some species of conservative/libertarian, Save Jerseyans, but he unequivocally endorsed a gas tax hike on Sunday. The proposal championed by McGreevey alumnus Jamie Fox. Hmmm… Curiously, Mulshine Read More