Category: Jersey Shore

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

Ocean County GOP Chairman George Gilmore indicted on tax evasion charges

Updated 5:19 p.m. TOMS RIVER, N.J. — Ocean County Republican Chairman George Gilmore, an attorney and of counsel for a powerful government affairs firm, has long considered the state’s most powerful unelected GOP power broker. Today? He’s been indicated on federal Read More

LD8: Undaunted Howarth declares ‘they’ll have to carry me out feet first’

By The Staff _ Republicans are out of power in Burlington County for the first time since 1975. Assemblyman Joe Howarth (R-8), a veteran educator and former freeholder, says rumors that he’s considering an early exit in light of the 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

NJ-06: GOP leaders rally for Pallone’s opponent Pezzullo in Middletown

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. — The pundits aren’t paying close attention to NJ-06 this cycle. That’s not true of the N.J. GOP’s senior statesmen who were out in force on Tuesday night to rally with Republican nominee Rich Pezzullo. State Senator Declan Read More