Category: Cultural Issues

Transparency goes up in smoke as legal weed legislation speeds through the N.J. legislature

TRENTON, N.J. – Marijuana was on the menu at the State House on Monday, but support for the controversial legislation remains remains precarious notwithstanding a deal struck between Democrat legislative leaders and Governor Phil Murphy. Some complained about a lack 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

Smollett indicted on 16 felony counts; Cory Booker is (still) silent.

By Matt Rooney _ Cory Booker (D-Twitter) couldn’t wait to defend Jussie Smollett when the now-disgraced ‘Empire’ actor claimed to have been attacked by Trump supporters. Booker called it a “modern day lynching.” In reality? True or not, it was Read More

SCOTUS deals defeat to Morris County’s historic preservation fund program

MORRISTOWN, N.J. — Morris County government’s effort to continue distributing historic preservation funds to religious buildings has hit a U.S. Supreme Court brick wall. On Monday, writing for the High Court, Justice Brett Kavanaugh appeared to express some sympathy for Read More

Smith’s new legislation will fight human trafficking in the hotel industry

By Art Gallagher _ Legislation introduced by Congressman Chris Smith on Thursday will require that U.S. government travel business be prioritized to hotels that have strong anti-human trafficking policies in place. “U.S. government travelers should be staying at hotels that are Read More