Tag: veterans

They managed to survive war. They couldn’t survive the Murphy Administration.

By Matt Rooney _ As of Sunday? Memorial Day 2020 Eve? 143 veterans – spread out over three Garden State veterans homes (located in Vineland, Paramus and Menlo Park) – have succumb to COVID-19. We don’t have official numbers, but additional Read More

VFW cites Governor Murphy’s neglect as death toll rises at N.J. veterans homes

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey’s veterans’ homes are ground zero for COVID-19 related deaths in New Jersey. The Veterans of Foreign Wars’s in-state leadership stopped just short of placing the responsibility at Governor Phil Murphy’s feet. “The VFW has repeatedly Read More

N.J. veterans are dying from COVID-19. Murphy’s veterans chief is busy running for Congress?

By Matt Rooney _ UPDATE: Piterski indicated he’s ending his congressional quest a mere 24 hours after announcing it… Original post: – The plight of New Jersey’s long-term care facilities is all over the news, Save Jerseyans. It’s bad. We Read More

Obama Appointees Still Running the Show at Trump’s VA

Obama-era appointees remain in top posts at the Department of Veterans Affairs three months into Donald Trump’s presidency. This includes disgraced former undersecretary for benefits Allison Hickey, who is now helping choose her successor, The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Read More

Christie Signs Six New Bills Into Law

From today’s Trenton list: S-260/ACS for A-452 (Connors, Van Drew/Mazzeo, Andrzejczak, Jimenez, Vainieri Huttle, Benson, Wimberly, Gove, Rumpf) – Requires reservation of portion of tenant vouchers under State rental assistance program for veterans S-793/A-4474 (Sarlo, Cunningham/Jasey) – Prohibits president or Read More

White House: ‘Embittered’ World War II Veterans Should Get Over Pearl Harbor

During a press conference Monday, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said it was natural for World War II veterans to be “embittered” about Shinzo Abe’s visit to Pearl Harbor, but they should get over it for the sake of Read More

MacArthur touts veteran jobs help – including a big Obamacare fix – on NJ 101.5

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s Veterans Day, Save Jerseyans, so our friend Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) and NJ 101.5’s Bill Spadea got together on the radio this morning to talk about some of what the freshman Read More