Category: Jersey Shore

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

Sheriff Golden, Freeholders, Call On Trenton To Stop Ripping Off 9-1-1 Fees

By Art Gallagher _ Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden, Freeholder Director Tom Arnone and Deputy Director Lillian Burry were joined by a bi-partisan group of municipal elected officials, as well as public safety officers, at the County Public Safety Center Read More

ROONEY: N.J. pols pushing beach smoking ban should stop policing us, start helping us

TRENTON, N.J. — Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo (D-2) is among the New Jersey legislators presently pushing a universal beach smoking ban in the legislature, one which doesn’t provide for enforcement and, some say, is just another unfunded mandate. On Wednesday, Save Jersey Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney joined Read More

Murphy could hold sports betting bill as a chip to play in budget negotiations

By Art Gallagher _ Dennis Drazin and his partners at Monmouth Park were ready to accept sports bets on Memorial Day weekend.  They wisely didn’t after Senate President Steve Sweeney announced he was inserting a provision in the state legislation Read More

Wildwood Police release body cam footage from wild beach arrest

WILDWOOD, N.J. — Does this latest evidence change anything concerning the Memorial Day Weekend arrest of a 20-year old woman on a Wildwood, New Jersey beach? Or Governor Phil Murphy’s premature declaration that “excessive” force was used by police? Here’s the Read More

Phil Murphy’s response to the Wildwood punching video was unhelpful

By Matt Rooney _ We still don’t really know what happened on that beach in Wildwood, Save Jerseyans. Unless you were there? I wasn’t. The popular Cape May County beach resort’s mayor said Tuesday that soon-to-be-released body cam footage will Read More

Anti-Pot group targets Phil Murphy with Memorial Day Weekend Jersey Shore banner

ISLAND BEACH STATE PARK, N.J. — Beachgoers at one of the Jersey Shore’s iconic destinations were treated to an anti-marijuana message this Memorial Day Weekend. On Saturday, New Jersey Responsible Approaches to Marijuana Policy (NJ-RAMP) sponsored the following airplane-pulled banner Read More

MEMORIAL (PAY)DAY FOR TRENTON: Murphy praises gas tax hike scam as prices soar

By Matt Rooney _ Phil Murphy is (finally) admitting how he feels about the October 2016 gas tax hike. At a Wednesday bill signing event, the Democrat Governor lauded the historic increase — one which robbed New Jersey of one Read More

NJ-03: Kim chickens out, ducks joint appearance with MacArthur

TOMS RIVER, N.J. — Presumptive NJ-03 Democrat nominee Andy Kim used to talk a big game when it came to his Republican adversary.  “If Tom McArthur has a question for me, I’m happy to have a debate with him anytime, Read More