Author: Art Gallagher

Art Gallagher is a Highlands businessman, former President at Northern Monmouth Chamber of Commerce and the force behind the very popular Central Jersey political blog MoreMonmouthMusings.com.

Golden Slams O’Scanlon’s Marijuana Effort

By Art Gallagher _ In a rare public disagreement among Monmouth County Republicans, Sheriff Shaun Golden, the Party Chairman, slammed Senator Declan O’Scanlon’s effort to win fiscal and public safety reforms from Governor Phil Murphy and Senate President Steve Sweeney in exchange for three Read More

Three GOP State Senators Willing To Trade Marijuana Support For Fiscal And Public Safety Reforms

By Art Gallagher _ Three  Republican State Senators, including Monmouth County’s Declan O’Scanlon are willing to vote to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey if Governor Phil Murphy and Senate President Steve Sweeney deliver the return of the Energy Receipts Read More

Guadagno: Legalizing prostitution would be better than legalizing pot | GALLAGHER

By Art Gallagher _ In an interview with Bill Spadea on NJ101.5 yesterday, former Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno said legalizing prostitution would be less harmful than legalizing recreational marijuana and that doing so would benefit the women who work in the world’s Read More

Vietnam Vet’s Medals Lost To Sandy Replaced On Storm’s Sixth Anniversary

By Art Gallagher _ Bernard and Linda Ebner lost their Union Beach home of 47 years and most of their possessions to twelve feet of water during Superstorm Sandy six years ago this week. Among those possession were the medals Read More

Pallone votes to support illegals voting in local elections | Gallagher

By Art Gallagher _ Congressman Frank Pallone yesterday voted against legislation that recognizes that allowing illegal immigrants to the right to vote devalues the franchise and diminishes the voting power of United States citizens. Illegals were recently given the right to vote in Read More

Control of House, Senate could hinge on N.J. provisional ballot counts | Gallagher

By Art Gallagher _ _ Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon is continuing to get the word out, statewide, about the impact of the new Vote-By-Mail law signed by Governor Murphy last month, which went into effect immediately. If you Read More

O’Scanlon Introduces Legislation To Protect NJ Motorists From Other States’ Traffic Camera Schemes | Gallagher

By Art Gallagher _ New Jersey MVC will no longer be provide information about resident motorist to companies that operate red-light and speed cameras for other states, if bipartisan legislation introduced by Senators Declan O’Scanlon, Nick Sacco, Nicolas Scutari becomes law. Read More