Tag: prieto

Assembly will not support Christie plan to raid Horizon reserves for drug treatment

TRENTON — Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto said Tuesday “there is no appetite” in his House to pass a bill Gov. Chris Christie wants that would take $300 million from the state’s largest insurance company’s coffers to fund drug treatment programs. Read More

At tonight’s debate, some GOP education funding straight talk is long overdue

I don’t know if you’re following this nonsensical school funding “debate” between Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, Save Jerseyans, but it’s rich. It really is! Prieto, aligned with the New Jersey (Mis)education Association, wants to spend an inordinate Read More

WE TOLD YOU SO: Prieto admits his ‘sales tax’ trade-off with Christie is a fiction!

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We told you so, Save Jerseyans. Asm. Jay Webber, NJ 101.5’s Bill Spadea and yours truly have all been consistent on this point: The biggest problem with the Christie-Prieto gas tax ‘compromise’ Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Trump intervenes, brokers bipartisan A.C. takeover deal

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Months of high-level politicking and bare-knuckle brawling over the fate of Atlantic City are surprisingly over this morning, Save Jerseyans, at least for the time being, all with the news that none Read More

GAME OF (JERSEY) THRONES: Christie sides with South Jersey over Hudson Machine in A.C. fight

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s hardly a surprise that Governor Chris Christie is siding with his fair weather tactical allies in the South Jersey Democrat Machine over Hudson’s machine (which has been much less accommodating in Read More

Christie throws elbows over A.C.: Guardian “laughable,” Prieto and Fulop “playing politics”

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Is an A.C. takeover inevitable? We’ll see. Governor Chris Christie was in rare form when a Tuesday presser at Monmouth Medical Center moved to the topic of Atlantic City on the heels of Read More

OPINION: Props to Prieto for nixing, dissing Cuba junket

By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog A big tip o’ the hat to Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, D-Hudson, for initially nixing and then criticizing a just-concluded junket to the imprisoned nation of Cuba by 10 traitorous members Read More

Blaming businesses for cheaping out, N.J. legislators introduce $15 minimum wage bill

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Despite overwhelming evidence that New Jersey’s recent minimum wage hike – pegging it to the cost of living index – was a terrible idea, Save Jerseyans, two leading legislative Democrats want to Read More