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Medicaid fraud amnesty program in wake of Lakewood arrests starts Tuesday

A 90-day state pilot program that allows Ocean County residents who either purposely or inadvertently received unwarranted Medicaid benefits a chance to withdraw from the program and avoid criminal prosecution starts on Tuesday. The program, launched by the Office of the State Comptroller, comes in the wake of 26 arrests in Lakewood on fraud charges. […]

While we’re taking down statues, let’s take Murphy off the ballot and give his house to Black Lives Matter

Former Goldman Sachs Banker Phil Murphy, took his campaign for governor into the gutter yesterday when he accused this Republican opponent, Kim Guadagno, of condoning racism and antisemitism. “We are now seeing a disturbing trend emerge with Kim Guadagno and her campaign,” Murphy said in a statement, according to Politico.“Yesterday, she refused to criticize a sitting […]

VIDEO: Chris Brown (R-2) hits home run with self-deprecating campaign ad

A relatively obscure Travis County, Texas race got national attention in 2016 when the incumbent Republican Commissioner candidate — Gerald Daugherty — produced a genius, self-deprecating campaign ad in which his family begged voters to re-elect him because he wouldn’t shut up talking about way to improve the county: – The LD2 State Senate campaign of […]

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Here’s the new face in the N.J. Assembly

TRENTON — A former mayor of Wall Township will soon be sworn in as the newest member of the New Jersey Assembly. Edward “Ned” Thomson, a Republican, is scheduled to take the oath of office Thursday to begin representing the Jersey Shore’s 30th legislative district in the Assembly, the lower house of the New Jersey […]

Golden Congratulates Thomson, Thanks LD 30 Republicans and NJ GOP

Monmouth County Republican Chairman Shaun Golden issued a statement this morning congratulating newly elected Assemblyman Ned Thomson on his victory at the special election last evening and thanking all involved for a successful and orderly convention. “Congratulations to Assemblyman Thomson.   I personally thank Ned for his willingness to take on the rigors of being […]

It’s No Jackpot, But Online Gambling Tax Contributes Millions to NJ’s Coffers

Online gambling, which got off to an unimpressive start initially, has turned it around and now is emerging as a significant source of revenue for the state. Nearly four years ago, when it was first introduced in New Jersey, online gambling missed revenue estimates by more than $100 million. But the gross revenue from New […]

Singer Endorses Flancbaum In LD 30 Assembly Race

Senator Robert Singer answered Assemblyman Sean Kean’s endorsement of former Wall Township Mayor Ned Thomson to replace Dave Rible in the State Assembly and on the ballot in November with an endorsement of Justin Flancbaum, the Executive Director of the Lakewood Municipal Utility Authority. Singer told MMM that his endorsement of Flancbaum was prompted by Kean’s nod […]

Brown travels to federal court “Lake Christie” hearing on behalf of Margate’s residents

U.S. District Court Judge Renee Bumb was scheduled to hear arguments this Wednesday morning in a conference hearing on the infamous Margate, New Jersey “dune ponding” dispute. The rainwater-exacerbated “pond,” the condition for which were created by a controversial beach replenishment project, has been derisively nicknamed “Lake Christie” by the locals. Judge Bumb previously ruled […]

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N.J. Supreme Court rules on pay hikes for public workers

TRENTON — The state Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled Atlantic County and Bridgewater Township committed unfair labor practices when they refused to pay employees’ step increases after labor contracts with public workers expired. The state’s high court upheld the appellate court in a rebuke to the Public Employment Relations Commission, which had decided local governments […]

Guadagno: “We will win this election”

NJ GOP Gubernatorial candidate Kim Guadagno stood before a full ballroom in Toms River yesterday, with her running mate, Woodcliff Lake Mayor Carlos Rendo, Republican National Committee Co-Chairman Bob Paduchik and Ocean County GOP Chairman George Gilmore standing beside her and declared, “We will win this election!” Read the rest of this entry » —