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  • Sen. Jennifer Beck calls for Tax Administrator’s suspension

    By Art Gallagher | Senator Jennifer Beck today called for Monmouth County Tax Board Administrator Matthew Clark to step down or being suspended, pending the outcome of a reported Monmouth County Prosecutor’s investigation to his relationships with vendors of the the controversial Assessment Demonstration Program that creates new assessments of Monmouth County properties for […]

  • Gopal vs Beck in 2017?

    By Art Gallagher | From PolitickerNJ: Vin Gopal Long hailed as one of the most talented up and comers in New Jersey politics, the Monmouth County Democratic Chairman from Long Branch appears poised to run against state Senator Jen Beck (D-11) in 2017. Beck will be a very tough out, but Gopal is a […]

  • Long Branch Mayor Adam Schneider Endorses Angelini and Casagrande in LD 11

    By Art Gallagher | Long Branch, NJ- Mayor Adam Schneider, a Democrat, today endorsed Republican Assemblywomen Mary Pat Angelini and Caroline Casagrande for reelection in New Jersey’s 11th Legislative District. Schneider said that Angelini and Casagrande are partners that Monmouth County and Long Branch need in the Assembly. “It means a lot to have two […]

  • Chamber of Commerce honors Casagrande as Legislator of the year

    By Art Gallagher | The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce honored Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande as Legislator of the year last night at its biannual legislative awards reception at the New Jersey Center of Excellence in Bridgewater. Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande, an attorney and the assistant Republican Leader in the Assembly, is an outspoken advocate for […]

  • Is Marlboro in play?

    By Art Gallagher | Labor Day is still a week off, but the political season is already underway in the most unlikely place; Marlboro Township where Democratic incumbents Mayor Jon Hornik and Councilwoman Randi Marder are running for their third terms with newcomer, Councilman Mike Scalea who is running for his first full term […]

  • Gopal Surrenders Red Bank

    Democratic Councilman Michael DuPont Remains Confident He Will Be Reelected By Art Gallagher | Monmouth County Democratic Chairman Vin Gopal told The Two River Times  that the Republican Party will win control of the Red Bank municipal government in this November’s election. Gopal, who launched a campaign of personal destruction against Red Bank GOP Chairman Sean […]

  • Vin Gopal’s Losing Formula

    Gopal’s only political play is to attack the integrity of the candidates he’s running against, regardless of the veracity of the attack. By Art Gallagher | In the aftermath of Red Bank Council President announcing on MoreMonmouthMusings that he would resign his seat on the borough council and withdraw as a candidate for another term, […]

  • Some Perspective On Trump’s Surge

    Donald Trump is Howard Beale with groomed hair, clean clothes and his own Boeing 757 By Art Gallagher | Donald Trump has the media and political elite on both sides of the aisle in a tissy because he is leading the GOP field for the 2016 presidential nomination after committing two “unforgivable” sins against […]

  • Highlands Man Surprised To Find Himself In Christie For President Ad

    By Art Gallagher | Governor Chris Christie released the first ad of his fledgling presidential campaign today.  The thirty second spot is aimed at New Hampshire primary voters and will air on Boston, MA and Manchester, NH television and cable outlets, according to a report on  Christie’s campaign will spend $500,000 to distribute […]