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Local leaders warn: Your property taxes will rise unless this happens

TRENTON — New Jersey’s 2 percent cap on police and firefighter arbitration awards must be renewed, or else taxpayers will see their services cut and property taxes rise, local government leaders said Friday. The cap on awards police and fire unions can win through interest arbitration sunsets at the end of the year. New Jersey […]


Paterson mayor, 3 others plead guilty in overtime scandal

PATERSON – Mayor Jose”Joey” Torres and three department of public works supervisors accepted plea deals Friday on charges they acted as the mayor’s personal handymen while bilking the city for overtime. The four were due before Hudson County Superior Court Judge Sheila Venable at 1:30 p.m. for a hearing but negotiations delayed the start of […]



240 million reasons why Christie’s wrong about Guadagno’s worthy audit plan

Our governor made news on Thursday, Save Jerseyans, by throwing cold water on a central plank of Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno’s 2017 campaign platform: the “audit” of Trenton. “I just fundamentally disagree with her on that,” Christie reportedly told POLITICO following an appearance in Manhattan when asked about his second-in-command’s big idea. “It’s not there.” […]

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LD26 Republicans warn against “reckless” Murphy tax increases

A brand new annual report titled Financial State of the States from the think tank ‘Truth in Accounting’ assigns an F grade to New Jersey. You can guess why, Save Jerseyans…. Taxes which remain America’s most burdensome. On Thursday afternoon, two veteran N.J. GOP lawmakers seized upon the report’s release to highlight the likely negative […]

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Pohatcong joins movement to legalize home baked goods in N.J.

New Jersey is the only state in American that bans the commercial sale of home baked goods. At least one town has had enough.  This week, the Warren County community of Pohatcong passed a resolution in support of Senate Bill 1768, legislation intended to repeal the baked goods ban. The Democrat-run N.J. Senate Health, Human […]

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ANALYSIS: N.J. Dems lose 22k+ voters since Election 2016

Here’s an interesting bit of news for your Hump Day, Save Jerseyans: Larry Schweikart, a published historian, NYTimes bestselling author and professor of history at the University of Dayton, recently took to Facebook and shared his analysis of current voter registration data in key states versus November 2016. What he found is interesting and incongruent with the […]

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Opinion: Doing the Murphy Math – Taxing Millionaires Won’t Cut It

Carl Golden The year was 1938. Franklin D. Roosevelt occupied the White House, struggling to lift the nation from the depths of its most punishing Great Depression. History has it that Harry Hopkins, head of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and Roosevelt’s closest and most trusted advisor, recommended unprecedented massive government intervention as the solution. […]


Pollster for Guadagno, Trump advises New Jerseyans to ignore public polling

His current client — Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno (R-Monmouth Beach) — is trailing rival Phil Murphy (D-Goldman Sachs) by 25-points according to the latest public survey of “likely” voters for this year’s gubernatorial election. In fact, every poll released in recent months projected a 20-something Murphy advantage.  Adam Geller says you should take it all […]

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REPORT: Obama is N.J. bound to raise money for Murphy

The Hill is reporting that former President Barack Obama is New Jersey-bound in the coming weeks to raise cash for Democrat gubernatorial nominee Phil Murphy. Click here to read the full story. News of Obama’s intervention comes on the same day that the Republican Governors Association (RGA) began its air war against Murphy in the […]

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RGA goes up in NYC broadcast market against Murphy

In the latest sign that it may be giving New Jersey a second look this cycle, the Republican Governors Association (RGA) went live on Tuesday with its first New Jersey gubernatorial TV spot of the 2017 cycle. “Phil Murphy is so out-of-touch, he’s campaigning on a promise to raise New Jersey taxes by at least […]

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Trooper Trump? State Police give the president badge number 45

TRENTON — The head of the New Jersey State Police made President Donald Trump an honorary state trooper during a private meeting at the White House earlier this year, presenting Trump with an unassigned badge number: 45. The honor, presented to the nation’s 45th president by Superintendent Col. Rick Fuentes and members of his command […]


Murphy, Christie act like they’re playing with Monopoly money

You may not have realized it, Save Jerseyans, but Monday was an exceptionally expensive day in your life as a New Jersey taxpayer. First out of the block, current Governor Chris Christie kicked things off by announcing the latest stage in an ongoing campaign to rehabilitate himself opioid addicts: a brand new $200 million spending […]

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