Tag: jesse kurtz

Kurtz gathers, energizes young N.J. GOP leaders at the League

Amidst a sea of Democrat-dominated events at the League of Municipalities, Republican Atlantic City Councilman Jesse O. Kurtz hosted an inaugural young GOP leaders’ breakfast at last week’s annual event to encourage communication among what’s left of the state’s Young Read More

Op-Ed: Proposed A.C. Charter School is Desperately Needed

I am very excited to announce my support for The Frederick Douglass Charter School for Boys, a new school that our community desperately needs. If approved by the New Jersey Department of Education, this innovative educational institution would be the Read More

Special interests descend on A.C. to defeat Kurtz’s #ChoiceAC referendum

Our friend Councilman Jesse Kurtz‘s school choice referendum is causing a stir down in the Boardwalk Empire, Save Jerseyans, and plenty of people think it’s the best step forward for Atlantic City’s students, but challenging the status quo also attracts Read More

VIDEO: A.C. Councilman Explains City’s Historic School Choice Ballot Question

Most of the big money politics ads are focusing on Ballot Question #1 (Granting Two New Casino Monopolies Outside A.C.) and #2 (Gas Tax Borrowing) in New Jersey this election cycle, Save Jerseyans. Both suck. Vote no! If you live Read More

Atlantic City set for historic citywide school choice vote this November

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Atlantic City’s MUA debacle (part of the larger state takeover debate) overshadowed a major development at Wednesday night’s council meeting, Save Jerseyans. This November, when voters in A.C. head to the polls, they’ll pass Read More

A.C. GOP Councilman Kurtz: Christie-Sweeney takeover plan is “poison”

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Our friend Jesse Kurtz (the freshman Republican – and only Republican on Atlantic City council) held his first town hall meeting on Saturday, Save Jerseyans. It’s worth a listen given his fresh, Read More

As power brokers play games, frosh councilman Kurtz champions real reform

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Everything you’re seeing relating to Atlantic City’s fate right now is naked power politics, Save Jerseyans. In its purest and most unadulterated form. Most of these politicians couldn’t give less of a Read More

UPDATE: Kurtz’s crusade against A.C. council cars results in formal ban

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Newly-minded 31-year-old Atlantic City Councilman Jesse Kurtz (R) took a stand against Atlantic City’s habit of handing out cars to public officials like candy and it’s continuing to play dividends as the Read More

Republican Kurtz joins A.C. council, casts deciding vote for Small

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog A resort that’s had its share of very-public problems over the past several years is overdue for a fresh perspective on city council, Save Jerseyans, especially in light of the dysfunction that usually dominates Atlantic Read More