Tag: Hillsborough

Voters in Edison, North Arlington reject school spending proposals

NORTH ARLINGTON, N.J. – Residents in three New Jersey municipalities shot down multi-million dollar school district spending proposals on Tuesday. In North Arlington (Bergen), a $10 million security upgrade referendum went down 906 votes to 585. – In Edison (Middlesex), Read More

OPINION: Time to fight back and vote ‘NO’ on more school funding | SPADEA

By Bill Spadea This post originally appeared at NJ 101.5 _ It’s a tough question when the politicians come knocking for more money for our schools. They either try to make you feel guilty about the poor kids in old buildings, Read More

VIDEO: Rooney criticizes Hillsborough’s teacher layoffs

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Hillsborough (Somerset County) voters killed a massive $8 million all-day kindergarten program ballot question back in March, 4432 “no” votes to 3003 “yes” votes. This week, the superintendent retaliated by laying off 37 teachers.  – Save Jersey founder and Read More

School referendums fail in Monroe, Hillsborough and Florence

HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. — The forces of fiscal irresponsibility took a beating on Tuesday night in three different counties.  In Florence Township (Burlington County), voters defeated two ballot questions which sought to raise a combined $24.1 million for various projects. Question 1 Read More

SPADEA: Why you should vote ‘no’ on higher taxes this Tuesday

By Bill Spadea This post originally appeared at NJ 101.5 _ That’s right, the education bureaucrats and local officials are coming for more of your money. They will tell you it’s for security and infrastructure. They’ll tell you that you need Read More

Ciattarelli intercedes for Hillsborough with AG over sports wagering controversy

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog New Jersey communities presently can’t stop an off-track wagering facility from setting up, Save Jerseyans, and one Assembly member thinks that’s wrong. Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli released a letter penned to the State Attorney General’s Read More

LD16 Preview: “Christie Conservative” Versus “Corzine Democrat”

With all of the hoopla surrounding this year’s federal contests and the summer party conventions, Save Jerseyans, it’s easy to forget that we have some very important “special” legislative races to win. Exhibit A is the fight for New Jersey’s Read More