Tag: leadership

Assembly GOP Falls in Line as Override Attempt Fails

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie’s veto of the A-961 affordability analysis will stand, Save Jerseyans. The final vote: 45 in favor of an override, 23 against and 5 in the meh, blech, or whatever camps, several votes short Read More

Kean Replaces O’Toole, Bateman

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The Kean-Christie rift doesn’t manifest itself in a “hot” war, Save Jerseyans, but it’s clear enough to legislative Republicans that the 2013 election signaled the beginning of a new era in state GOP politics. Governor Read More

New Session Assembly GOP Leadership Picks Announced

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Turmoil reigns in GOP circles right now but the show must go one. Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick (R-Union) announced his caucus’s’ leadership roster for the 216th legislative session on Friday, Save Jerseyans. No surprises: Republican Read More

’60 Minutes’ Looks at Andrews, PACs

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The truth of the matter, Save Jerseyans, is that many of things you loathe about politics are actually legal. Steve Lonegan used to call it “institutional corruption,” and both major political parties are purveyors of Read More