Tag: o’toole

Key Christie ally slated to lead the Port Authority

Chris Christie’s influence in regional government will continue after he leaves office in January. Today, the New Jersey governor and Andrew Cuomo of New York announced their agreement to appoint former LD40 GOP state Senator Kevin O’Toole as Chairman of the Read More

PAX BERGENA? DiGaetano, Cardinale Enter Into Non-Aggression Pact

It’s been years since there was a grand attempt at Bergen County GOP unity, Save Jerseyans. Take #2? On Monday afternoon, a joint letter was released by BCRO Chairman Paul DiGaetano and State Senate Gerald Cardinale (R-39) suggesting an end to Read More

POLL: Who Should Succeed O’Toole in LD40?

The battle over LD39 isn’t the only primary roiling North Jersey Republican circles this year, Save Jerseyans. In neighboring LD40, BCRO Chairman and former Assembly Leader Paul DiGaetano, incumbent Passaic County Clerk Kristin Corrado and a third entry, law enforcement world Read More

LD40 trio Corrado, Rooney and DePhillips announce endorsement-rich campaign

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog FYI – LD40 speculation first reported here at Save Jersey has been confirmed, folks. On Tuesday, Kristin Corrado (R-Totowa), Kevin Rooney (R-Wyckoff) and Christopher DePhillips (R-Wyckoff) formally announced the formation of an Read More

BCRO Battle Over? Rooney endorses Yudin, ‘Stellato’s Best Asset’, as DiGaetano ponders entry

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Politics is always complicated and no place more so than in Bergen County, Save Jerseyans, where in a somewhat stunning turn at a Tuesday night county committee gathering, Wyckoff Mayor Kevin Rooney abruptly abandoned his bid Read More

An early look at possible O’Toole successors in LD40

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog With Friday’s announcement of Senator Kevin O’Toole’s retirement, Save Jerseyans, some party leaders see the potential for a free-for-all to replace him. Here are some of the names being bantered about early in the process: Read More

Kevin O’Toole announces he’s not seeking reelection in ’17

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s a wild Friday in Bergen politics, Save Jerseyans. Hours after sources confirmed that GOP Sheriff, Michael Saudino, would switch parties, veteran GOP State Senator Kevin O’Toole (R-40) announced his decision to not Read More

Rooney: “From Day One, This Was About Getting Chris Christie”

By Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Our Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney discussed the release of competing legislative Bridgegate investigation reports this week on Chasing New Jersey, Save Jerseyans, defending Sen. Kevin O’Toole’s passionate remarks during the latest hearing and dismissing the Democrat-led Read More

Bridgegate GOP Issues Minority Statement

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’ve heard from the Legislative Majority on Bridgegate, Save Jerseyans, but its 136-page “investigatory” report compiled by Democrat Chicago attorneys after an $8+ million taxpayer-financed witch hunt didn’t tell us anything we didn’t already Read More