Tag: new jersey

Save Jersey’s Rooney to News12: New Jersey’s affordability crisis is a “deal breaker” for retirees

EDISON, N.J. — Save Jersey Founder and Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney joined News 12 on Wednesday to discuss the results of a new WalletHub analysis showing New Jersey ranking as America’s 5th worst place to retire. It all comes down to affordability:  Read More

Democrats Kim, Van Drew listed among America’s most vulnerable House freshman

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Freshman Democrat Congressman Jeff Van Drew (D, NJ-2) and Andy Kim (D, NJ-3) triumphed in 2018, but 2020 looms large for both newly-minted representatives. That’s according to veteran political prognosticator Larry Sabato who released his 2020 House Read More

A hint from Mass. how N.J. might tackle recreational weed DUI offenders?

BOSTON, MASS. — One of the many debates swirling around New Jersey’s stalled effort to legalize recreational marijuana is how to treat a possible uptick in drivers who are operating their vehicles under the influence of marijuana. The Colorado experiment Read More

Save Jersey’s Rooney offers rebuttal to Murphy’s ‘State of the State’ on 1210 WPHT

PHILADELPHIA, P.A. — Governor Phil Murphy’s first State of the State address was heavy on social justice warrior rhetoric but extremely light on actual plans to make New Jersey affordable. And by “light,” we mean he ignored property tax reform Read More

Murphy politicizes the MVC (like he did to the AG’s office)

By Matt Rooney _ It’s one thing for agencies and departments under the executive branch’s purview to enact the governor’s policies, Save Jerseyans. That’s generally uncontroversial! It’s another thing altogether for civil servants to spend their time (and our money!!) Read More

Schepisi reacts to Murphy’s #SOTS: N.J. may need ‘to build a wall to keep residents in’

TRENTON, N.J. — Reaction to Governor Phil Murphy’s first state of the state address was far from unanimously positive on Tuesday, Save Jerseyans. Critics included Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi (R-39).  “Not one mention of any initiative to combat high property taxes, unaffordability Read More