Tag: Sweeney

DEMOCRAT DISARRAY: Murphy, Sweeney tensions flare after ugly Election 2019

TRENTON, N.J. – Democrats still control Trenton, but a disappointing statewide showing on Tuesday is deepening already existing wounds within the New Jersey Democrat Party’s power circles. “Let’s be clear: the Democratic Party in New Jersey had a big day Read More

Sweeney’s right; N.J. is “going to go up in flames.” That’s why you should vote against his party in 2019. | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ You probably missed it yesterday, Save Jerseyans, but Bloomberg ran a Wednesday story featuring Senate President Steve Sweeney, and New Jersey’s third-highest-elected Democrat had some objectively depressing things to say about the state of our state. Read More

Murphy caves, ruling out shutdown and handing tactical win to Team Norcross

TRENTON, N.J. – Phil Murphy may be governor, Save Jerseyans, but Steve Sweeney is still the capital city’s most powerful politician. That political reality was confirmed on Thursday when Murphy ruled out as government shutdown ahead of the Sunday deadline Read More

Democrats buck Murphy, unveil budget without gun fee hikes and expanded millionaire’s tax

TRENTON, N.J. – A state government shutdown just got a little more likely on Monday when the New Jersey legislature, controlled by Democrats, bucked Democrat Governor Phil Murphy and introduced its own budget devoid of Murphy priorities. Notably, legislative Democrats Read More

As rich white guys battle for control, N.J. Democrats’ rhetoric doesn’t match their reality

By Matt Rooney _ This Phil Murphy vs. George Norcross battle has a lot of layers, Save Jerseyans. The EDA/tax credit angle, the internal North vs. South and “progressive” vs. machine angle, the newcomer vs. established order angle, an ideological Read More

The redistricting amendment is dead (for now) but N.J. democracy is still on the ropes

By Matt Rooney _ That’s all for now, Save Jerseyans. The Democrat legislative leadership’s efforts to reconfigure New Jersey’s districts according to an in-name-only “fairness” standard hit a brick wall and is back on the shelf for now. Republicans complained, Read More