Tag: lead

ELECTION 2021: Ciattarelli backs Essex’s water crisis bond deal with Newark

NEWARK, N.J. – 2021 gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli opined on the ongoing Newark water crisis this week.  The former assemblyman joined his fellow ex-legislator (Democrat John Wisniewski) to discuss the issue as part of a new weekly segment hosted by Read More

REPORT: Booker confidant allegedly told Newark Watershed’s executive director to solicit political contributions

NEWARK, N.J. – Cory Booker’s starring role in Newark’s lead water crisis was bad enough based upon what we already knew, Save Jerseyans. It just got worse.  On Thursday, Politico reported that “a longtime friend and adviser to former Mayor Read More

ROONEY: No more expensive studies of Newark’s water; replace the pipes now!

TRENTON, N.J. – As Newark’s water crisis continues to deepen and Governor Phil Murphy refuses to declare a state of emergency, Save Jersey‘s Matt Rooney returned to the Chasing News A+ Panel on Wednesday night to inject some much-needed common sense Read More

LEAD GLOVE: Christie spokesperson blasts Newark Mayor’s “bizarre blame game”

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog What’s in the water up there, Save Jerseyans? Something more than lead, I suspect. In case you missed it, Mayor Ras Baraka took a shot at Governor Chris Christie today as fears Read More

REPORT: Newark turned away ’03 federal offer to combat lead in water

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Democrat attempts to spin Newark’s lead crisis into another Detroit-like cudgel to attack Republicans just hit a major snag, Save Jerseyans. “Newark officials rejected the federal government’s help to combat lead contamination Read More