Tag: taxpayer

AFP releases 2014-2015 Taxpayer Scorecard

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Who’s doing what you elected them to do? And who isn’t? Americans for Prosperity (AFP) issued its ratings for the recently-concluded 216th Legislative Session on Wednesday, Save Jerseyans, and 14 lawmakers earned “Taxpayer Hero” Read More

Is that where some of Zuckerberg’s money went?

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Yes, the $100 million donated by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to Newark public school in 2010 was bled away by consultants, waste and corruption. The bureaucratic translation? Initiatives. I could’ve told him that Read More

Atlantic City Council to follow Kurtz’s lead and return taxpayer-funded vehicles

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s been three weeks, Save Jerseyans, since our friend Atlantic City Councilman Jesse Kurtz took the oath of office, and despite being the lone Republican voice on city council, Kurtz was the Read More

Christie’s expense account versus Obama’s travel habits? No contest for taxpayers!

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Our state’s social media sphere is all a-twitter over an eye-catching New Jersey Watchdog story detailing $360,000 in Christie expense account purchases over five years, better than 80% of which was spent on food and booze. The article would be more powerful Read More

AFP-NJ releases updated Taxpayer Scorecard

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Our friend at Americans for Prosperity (AFP-NJ) released their Taxpayer Scorecard Midterm this past week, Save Jerseyans. Grades were based on twenty-one measures for the Senate and sixteen in the Assemby, including but not limited Read More

Is It Time to Eliminate County Government in New Jersey?

By Martin Marks | The Save Jersey Blog In light of the recent revelation that the Union County Alliance, a not-for-profit organization almost entirely funded by taxpayer dollars, rewarded a vendor with nearly $1.5M over four years for nothing more Read More

Animated Smith Goes After 1,036 Obamacare Exchange Plans Funding Abortion

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Thousands gathered in Washington, D.C. for the annual pro-life march on Thursday, Save Jerseyans, and our own Congressman Chris Smith (R, NJ-05) took to the floor to support the HR7, the No Read More

‘Open Space’ Travesty Says It All

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Everything that drives me crazy about Trenton played out in last week’s passage of a new “Open Space” measure, Save Jerseyans, setting up a ballot question for the November election and another Read More