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Testa warns Murphy: Governor doesn’t have “a license to suppress the liberties of the citizens”

VINELAND, N.J. – New Jersey’s newest Republican State Senator Mike Testa Jr. (R-1) issued a stern warning to Governor Phi Murphy on Friday. The message: don’t push your emergency powers too far. – “The state’s efforts to protect the people Read More

N.J. GOP Senators introduce trio of proposals favored by anti-vaxxer activists

TRENTON, N.J. – Two New Jersey Republican state senators have proposed legislation strongly favored by anti-vaxxer advocates who believe vaccines are dangerous. Senators Mike Testa Jr. (R-1) and Joe Pennacchio (R-26) say their legislation empowers parents. – “We’re making sure Read More

Stepien organizes New Jersey conservative 527 group

TRENTON, N.J. – Bill Stepien continues to make moves and reassert himself as New Jersey’s top Republican operative. On Monday, the former Christie aide and White House political director announced that he filed paperwork for the brand new ‘Lead Right Read More

NJ-02: Democrat defector Van Drew makes local GOP debut at Testa’s Cumberland breakfast

By Matt Rooney _ My first post-college volunteer experience was Asselta-Clark-Donohue vs. the Van Drew Team, Save Jerseyans. If you told 2007 Matt that 2019 Matt would be standing at a GOP breakfast breaking bacon with Congressman Jeff Van Drew Read More

LD1’s Testa, Simonsen celebrate with 200+ guests at NJGOP Toys for Tots bash

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – The NJGOP was in a holly jolly spirit on Tuesday night for its Second Annual Toys for Tots Holiday Party at New Brunswick’s Stress Factory. . 200+ attendees joined Chairman Doug Steinhardt, Senator Michael Testa, Jr. Read More

Testa spends first day in N.J. Senate opposing plastic bag ban, Planned Parenthood giveaway

TRENTON, N.J. – The NJGOP’s newly-minted state Senator Mike Testa (R-1) hit the ground running on Thursday after his morning swearing-in ceremony. Senator Testa, the newest member of the Senate Budget & Appropriations Committee, cast a party-line vote against a Read More

Notes from this year’s New Jersey conservative leadership breakfast in A.C.

By Matt Rooney _ Conservatives haven’t had much of a voice in Trenton for awhile, Save Jerseyans, but this year’s 3rd Annual Leadership Breakfast (hosted by our dear friend Atlantic City Councilman Jesse Kurtz) reflected the new optimism infecting NJGOP Read More