Month: June 2018

Monmouth Democrats silent as vote to keep racetrack open during shutdown is tabled

TRENTON, N.J. — Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso (R-13) expressed exasperation on Saturday ahead of a possible state government shutdown after Democrats tabled her proposal to keep New Jersey’s racetrack and casinos, including Monmouth Park, open even if legislators and the governor fail to Read More

Pre-shutdown, Trenton Republicans pitch spending cap and structural reforms

TRENTON, N.J. — As a deadline for a state government shutdown inched closer on Saturday, Senate Republicans decided to pitch some ideas of their own to Governor Phil Murphy in light of the failure of his own party to reach a Read More

GOP Legislator: State budget shutdown threat “is ALL on Murphy”

TRENTON, N.J. — Who’s to blame for what’s looking like a highly probable state government shutdown this weekend? One precipitated by a Democrat civil war not over whether to raise tax but, rather, which taxes to raise? Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll (R-25) Read More

What budget crisis? Murphy Administration employees spend big money on redecorating (EXCLUSIVE)

By Matt Rooney _ And you thought Tammy Murphy’s $13,000 door was the whole story? Think again, Save Jerseyans. These are limousine liberals; YOU work to pay for their lifestyles! The First Lady’s spending may have been a part of Read More

NJ-11: Webber added to GOP’s Young Gun list

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jay Webber is getting a big boost this morning in his quest to succeed the retiring Rodney Frelinghuysen. On Friday, the LD26 Republican Assemblyman and NJ-11 GOP nominee was elevated to the “Young Guns” program operated by the National Read More

NJ-07: Democrat nominee criticized for silence during Obama-era border detentions

CLINTON TWP., N.J. — Democrats including those campaigning in New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District this year hope to make an issue of controversial detention of children at the United States Southern Border. But in NJ-07? Republicans insist Democrat nominee Tom Malinowski Read More

Pennacchio compares Murphy’s shopping bag tax to Florio’s toilet paper tax

TRENTON, N.J. — State Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-26) isn’t just calling on Governor Phil Murphy to veto the recent 5 cent paper and plastic bag tax passed by New Jersey’s legislature. He’s also planning to introduce legislation to repeal it if Read More

ELITISTS, UNITE! Chelsea Handler, Al Gore tweet support for Murphy’s budget

TRENTON, N.J. — If he’s trying to convince people that his budget his pro-Middle Class, winning the support of two of the liberal left’s most notorious elitists isn’t exactly on message.  All the same, both “comedian” Chelsea Handler and former Read More