Tag: Newark

N.J. Judge: No More Police Escorts for Private Uses in Newark

NEWARK, N.J. — The free ride is over at least for awhile, Save Jerseyans. On Tuesday, Essex County Superior Court Judge Dennis Carey ordered a one-year prohibition on the City of Newark affording police escorts for private uses. The city and Mayor Read More

Camden, Newark make “Murder Capitals of America” list

NEWARK, NJ — Better? Maybe, but still pretty bad. The real estate analytics company NeighborhoodScout has released a list of the 30 U.S. cities with a dubious distinction: the most murders per 1,000 residents. Camden ranks #3; Newark is #15. The notoriously crime-ridden Read More

UPDATE: Christie dismisses Newark Airport story as “pure fiction”

A widely-circulated story concerning Chris Christie and an embarrassing incident at Newark Airport is “pure fiction,” Save Jerseyans. So says the former governor. Here’s what he tweeted late Thursday: – Absolutely false story about my travel today. NJSP security detail Read More

N.J. makes final list for Amazon’s second HQ competition

Trenton’s adoption of an obscene and controversial tax credit package may yet win over Amazon in the nation-wide search for a location for its second headquarters, Save Jerseyans. The company announced on Thursday morning that Newark, New Jersey made the Read More

Murphy transition member comes out swinging against new governor’s pot legalization plan

Bishop Jethro James of Newark’s Paradise Baptist Church is a member of incoming Governor Phil Murphy’s Law and Justice transition committee, Save Jerseyans. That made it all the more interest when Bishop James, at a Monday MLK Day service (where Murphy was Read More

ROONEY RANTS: Amazon tax credits represent everything that’s wrong with N.J. government

It’s a sorry pass when the only way to get anyone to do business in your state is to effectively bribe them across the bridges and tunnels, Save Jerseyans. What I’ve described is EXACTLY the current situation under the State House Read More

REPORT: Newark Mayor’s ‘Protection Unit’ ran up $1M+ overtime bill

NEWARK, N.J. — The City of Newark’s finances are notoriously precarious, Save Jerseyans, so when money is wasted? It’s all the more offensive to the taxpayers who subsidize New Jersey’s most populous municipality. The latest example? According to a new Read More