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Testa breaks with Senate GOP: Democrats’ budget “a disgrace” passed by people living in “alternative universe”

VINELAND, N.J. – The 2019 election cycle’s top New Jersey legislative prospect struck an independent chord on Friday by speaking out against the Democrat budget backed by seven of his own party’s state senators. “The state budget passed by Trenton Read More

ELECTION 2019: Testa says a vote for LD1’s Andrzejczak is a vote for Murphy’s anti-2A agenda

VINELAND, N.J. – On Friday, NJGOP Chairman Doug Steinhardt called on New Jersey Republicans to be courageous in the fight to defend legal gun owners’ Second Amendment rights. He didn’t need to tell Mike Testa, the Republicans’ state Senate nominee Read More

LD1: Testa locks up GOP senate primary as Fiocchi withdraws

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. – The Sam Fiocchi team had hoped that Cape May County — where he remains popular with Republicans — would give his candidacy the running room it needed to contest the June primary. It wasn’t Read More

LD1: It’s looking like an all-Vineland primary for the GOP State Senate nomination

VINELAND, N.J. — New Jersey’s 1st legislative district is sprawling, covering a significant portion of the state’s southern region. This year? The Republican primary to compete in a November special election for state senate (precipitated by the departure of Jeff Van Read More

ELECTION 2019: GOP Senate candidate calls on Murphy to back statewide Voter ID

VINELAND, N.J. – LD1’s declared Republican candidate for State Senate hit the ball back over the net at Governor Phil Murphy on Thursday, demanding that the top Democrat back a statewide Voter ID law. “I am in favor of making Read More

LD1: Testa says Murphy is making “ICE the enemy” while “New Jersey is sinking”

VINELAND, NJ – 2019 LD1 State Senate candidate Michael Testa (R-Vineland) took direct aim at the Murphy Administration on Friday afternoon following Thursday’s issued directive formalizing New Jersey’s status as a sanctuary state: “The Murphy Administration’s new immigration directive is an outrage Read More

LD1: Testa announces bid for Van Drew’s seat

VINELAND, N.J. – Cumberland County GOP Chairman Michael Testa is running for State Senate. The Vineland attorney made his long-expected announcement on Friday morning during Harry Hurley’s “Hurley in the Morning” radio broadcast. “For too long South Jersey has been Read More

LD1 GOP ratifies Fiocchi-Sauro ticket; Donohue says they’ll “complete the job”

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog One down. Two to go? The First Legislative District has been a top “target” for both parties going on a decade, but for a period of several years beginning with Election 2007, Republicans were unable Read More