Tag: kevin rooney

OPIOID CRISIS: Rooney Aims at Alleged Loophole in Christie’s Painkiller Reform

Is there a missing component to Gov. Chris Christie’s 5-day limit on painkiller prescriptions? One of the legislature’s newest members says maybe. “My concern is that something should be added to the new law that a prescription that isn’t completely used Read More

Assemblyman Rooney Fails to Secure Bergen Endorsement

Losing your home county is never an easy thing. There are primaries all over the place this year, Save Jerseyans, but to date, Assemblyman Kevin Rooney (R-40) is the first incumbent to lose party support heading into the June ballot. On Read More

Rating Bergen County’s 2016 (Political Edition)

Bergen County Republican of the Year:    Paul DiGaetano Bergenites could debate this one back and forth until New Year’s 2018, but, at the end of the day, when you win the Chairmanship of the party in a rout and put Read More

Analyzing the Battlefield Heading Into Tuesday’s LD40 Convention

Tonight, the short-sprint campaign to fill Scott Rumana’s vacant seat ends. Three contenders square off tonight: Former Passaic County Freeholder Mike Marotta (who has the organizational support LINK), Bergen County Freeholder Maura DeNicola (who has plenty of local endorsements) and Read More

Sources: DiGaetano challenge to Bergen’s Yudin is “imminent”

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog According to sources close to the prospective candidate, former Assembly Majority Leader Paul DiGaetano is about to formally challenge Bob Yudin‘s chairmanship of the BCRO, possibly as soon as next week. Long rumored Read More

BCRO Battle Over? Rooney endorses Yudin, ‘Stellato’s Best Asset’, as DiGaetano ponders entry

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Politics is always complicated and no place more so than in Bergen County, Save Jerseyans, where in a somewhat stunning turn at a Tuesday night county committee gathering, Wyckoff Mayor Kevin Rooney abruptly abandoned his bid Read More

LD40 Poll: Who should succeed O’Toole?

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Last week, Kevin O’Toole (R-40) announced that he’s not seeking reelection to the State Senate next year, Save Jerseyans. We gave you our early list of possible GOP replacements. Who do you think Read More