Tag: kip bateman

Swing senator explains his refusal to support N.J. legal weed

TRENTON, N.J. – Legal marijuana isn’t happening, Save Jerseyans, at least for awhile. And because Democrat leaders insist upon tying all of the issues together, less controversial expansions of drug offense expungements and the medical marijuana program are also on Read More

LISTEN: Rooney joins Bill Spadea, takes Kip Bateman & N.J. Democrats to task for Trump ballot ban bill

By The Staff _ N.J. Senate Democrats got a little help from Republican Senator Kip Bateman (R-16) on Thursday, passing legislation designed to make New Jersey’s 2020 presidential election a one-party contest.  Save Jersey Founder Matt Rooney joined NJ 101.5’s Read More

Bateman celebrates salvation of Princeton Battlefield

State Senator Christopher “Kip” Bateman (R-16) has spent years fighting to defend historic Princeton Battlefield from development. That fight came to a satisfying end on Wednesday when the Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) received final permission to construct eight townhouses near Read More

ELECTION 2017: Bateman, Simon and Caliguire Team Up for LD16 Run

We’re off to the races in LD16, Save Jerseyans, and its a mix of seasoned veterans and new faces joining the Election 2017 legislative fray in one of New Jersey’s few competitive districts. On Thursday, Senator Kip Bateman (R-Branchburg) announced, in Read More

ELECTION 2017: Underdog N.J. Senate GOP wins the first week of 2017

DEMOCRATS FACE SURPRISE RECRUITMENT PROBLEMS IN CAMPAIGN’S EARLY DAYS There’s no road ahead for New Jersey Republicans in 2017 that doesn’t run through a tilted legislative map, mega-rich gubernatorial candidate and unfriendly super pacs. One bit of good news for Read More

FRIDAY DUMP: Christie signs huge N.J. gas tax hike; GOP Senator launches repeal campaign

It’s now law, Save Jerseyans. On Friday afternoon as taxpayers were distracted by the impending weekend, Governor Chris Christie finally signed off on a gigantic tax and borrowing package which includes an immediate (by November 1st?) 23-cent gas tax hike Read More

Bateman becomes latest GOP legislator to declare against gas tax hike

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Another GOP legislator says he won’t help pass a massive gas tax hike. “Most reasonable people accept that there is a cost associated with the upkeep, maintenance and expansion of our critical Read More

Guest Op-Ed: Judicial Nominees Deserve Confirmation Hearings

By Kip Bateman | The Save Jersey Blog Our state and our nation have arrived at a very dangerous place, where partisanship trumps all, including common sense and decency. This incivility between the political parties now threatens the independence of Read More

Meet Kip Bateman

2013 Meet the Candidates Series Continues, Week of September 15th By Nicole Sanders | The Save Jersey Blog In ongoing effort to introduce 2013 candidates to the voting public, I started a weekly column called Meet the Candidates. In essence, Save Jerseyans, it Read More