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.

Post-conviction, Toms River Republican Councilman calls for Gilmore to resign

By Art Gallagher _ Maurice “Mo” Hill, the Vice President of the Toms River Township Council and a candidate for Mayor in the June 4th Republican primary, this afternoon called upon all Republican elected officials in Ocean County and New Read More

Congressman Chris Smith raises over $235K in the first quarter

By Art Gallagher _ New Jersey’s only Republican representative in Washington posted a strong fundraising result for the first quarter of the 2020 election cycle. Congressman Chris Smith raised $236,494 in the quarter and has $212,194 cash on hand, New Jersey Globe reports. _ Read More

Middletown Committee Officially Opposes Murphy’s Sanctuary Policies | Gallagher

By Art Gallagher _ The Middletown Township Committee officially opposed New Jersey’s status as a “Sanctuary State” for illegal aliens and pledged that the Township will never become a “Sanctuary City.” The Committee passed resolution 19-129 on Monday night.  The Read More

O’Scanlon blasts Murphy for not budgeting for minimum wage increase

By Art Gallagher _ Governor Phil Murphy and his team apparently failed to account for the impact on the minimum wage increase he signed into law earlier this year will have on his own State Budget.   Senator Declan O’Scanlon called Read More

Sheriff Golden: Murphy’s Pot Bill Is Dangerous Money Grab That Disregards Impact On Local Communities

By Art Gallagher _ Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden issued a statement today condemning the Trenton Democrats’ marijuana legislation as “poorly written policy by the Democratic majority” “that is aimed at grabbing tax dollars without any regard on the impacts Read More

White House Budget Has No Gateway Tunnel Funding—Booker Suggests Naming The Tunnel For Trump

By Art Gallagher _ President Trump’s 2020 budget has no funding for the Gateway Tunnel and Deputy Secretary of Transportation Jeffrey Rosen said New York and New Jersey should pay for the tunnel, according to AMNY: “Those transit projects are local responsibilities, Read More