Tag: local

N.J. can blame itself (and no one else) for any ugly Trump tax overhaul consequences

Well, the general framework of Donald Trump’s tax plan dropped on Wednesday afternoon, Save Jerseyans, and to borrow a Trumpian vocabulary favorite, it’s “yuge.” Assuming of course the hapless GOP can make some version of the plan to slash corporate Read More

ROONEY RANTS: Don’t Blame Trump For Trenton’s Inability to Cut Property Taxes!

It’s always easier to react than think these things through, Save Jerseyans, especially when you’re part of the problem. Exhibit A: the New Jersey-based reaction to President Donald Trump‘s plan to eliminate state and local deductions (as part of a global tax reform Read More

As Town Hall Protests Rage, Congressman MacArthur (R, NJ-03) Drops By Local Evesham Democrat Meeting

Republicans are facing angry (and professionally organized) protesters at town halls across the country this week, Save Jerseyans, working overtime to rescue Obamacare on the brink of repeal. Some Republicans are wading into the mix by taking on the protesters directly. Read More

N.J. cops’ 2-year military surplus haul: $40M in gear, 13 armored vehicles

Police departments across New Jersey received thousands of military hand-me-downs — including 13 heavily-armored vehicles — over the past two years valued at nearly $40 million. Despite concerns about militarizing local departments, in the second half of last year alone, Read More

10 Must-Watch Bergen Races on Tuesday night

By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog ______ #1 – Freeholder Race The main attraction county-wide is yet another annual Freeholder Board control battle. The race for two three-year terms is growing increasingly competitive with former Freeholder John Mitchell looking Read More

UPDATE: Union boss resigns after Westampton Democrat mailer fiasco

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog A five-alarm disaster for Democrats? Less than twenty-four hours after we ran a story detailing mailbox hijinks in Westampton (Burlington County) this October, Save Jerseyans, a local union leader is resigning his post, apparently after member discontent exploded over Read More

Generation Save Jersey: Matt Seymour, council candidate in New Milford, wants to throw out the playbook

By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog It’s that time again, Save Jerseyas. As I did last year, I will be scouring the state for local candidates of the “Save Jersey Generation” who are looking to help our lead Read More