Tag: sussex

Sussex legislators challenge Grewal to visit county, defend Murphy’s Sanctuary State

NEWTON, N.J. – The Murphy Administration’s legal battle with Sussex County over its Sanctuary Statehood directive has been simmering all summer, Save Jerseyans. First? The County asked U.S. Attorney General Barr for help after N.J. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal tried to Read More

Sussex GOP Chairman issues apology for tweets

NEWTON, N.J. – Sussex County Republican Chairman Jerry Scanlan issued a full apology on Monday for controversial tweets posted to the county party’s official page. Scanlan said the tweets resulted from “human errors of judgment”; the offensive tweets, some of Read More

Murphy is trying to strong-arm Sussex Co. over Sanctuary Statehood; the Sheriff is asking AG Barr for help.

NEWTON, NJ – Back in April, the Sussex County Freeholder Board decided to give its county’s residents the chance to vote on a resolution opposing Phil Murphy’s Sanctuary State directive.  On May 17th, state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal sent a Read More

Did protesters nearly outnumber supporters at Phil Murphy’s Sussex Co. event?

 FRANKLIN, N.J. – Phil Murphy dropped in on the Sussex County Democrat organization this Saturday, gathered at the Irish Cottage Inn in Franklin for their annual convention. The New Jersey Herald reported about 100 in attendance. Anti-Murphy protesters – who Read More

PETITION DAY: Underdog Hayden Filing to Challenge LD24’s Oroho Over Gas Tax

As first reported by Save Jersey last week, Skylands Tea Party Vice President William “Bill” Hayden is wading into the LD24 State Senate primary to challenge veteran State Senator Steven Oroho. Hayden told us on Monday morning (the petition filing Read More

ELECTION 2017: N.J. Gas Tax Hike’s GOP Champion Draws Ire Of His Hometown Mayor

The gas tax is sitting on Governor Chris Christie’s desk awaiting his signature, Save Jerseyans. When it’s eventually (?) signed into law, New Jerseyans are in for higher taxes — and a truck load of new debt — over the Read More

Scanlan prioritizes unity, growth following ascension to Sussex GOP chairmanship

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog While the New Jersey political world had its sights fixed on Essex County yesterday, Save Jerseyans, another significant story was unfolding at the other end of I-80. Jerry Scanlan defeated Donald Ploetner in a Read More

Christie Files Direct Appointments

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog These Christmas Eve (Eve) appointments do not require the approval of the State Senate: HOME INSPECTION ADVISORY COMMITTEE Home Inspector Appoint Neil Kipnis (Manalapan, Monmouth) CHILD FATALITY AND NEAR FATALITY REVIEW BOARD Read More

Shaftan vs. Space in Sussex

Anti-Establishment Political Consultant Primaries Assemblyman for Sussex County GOP’s State Committeeman Seat By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Political consultant, campaign pollster and long-time Lonegan ally Rick Shaftan is taking on the New Jersey GOP “establishment” yet again, Save Jerseyans, this Read More