Tag: Newark

ELECTION 2020: Trump unloads on Booker who “ran Newark into the ground”

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump didn’t mince words this week when asked about one of his potential 2020 challengers. “He ran Newark into the ground,” Trump said of Gropacus (a/k/a Cory Booker) during a Wednesday interview with The New York Read More

‘Say No to Menendez’ truck sighted cruising Newark’s streets

NEWARK, N.J. — Bob Hugin’s campaign isn’t expecting to win Essex County. Not even Chris Christie pulled that off in 2013 (he lost Essex and Hudson despite winning the other 19 counties). But New Jersey doesn’t elected statewide candidates in Read More

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