Category: Monmouth County

Middletown Withdraws from Unfair Affordable Housing Proceedings

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. – Last week the Middletown Township Committee directed its attorneys to withdraw from court proceedings that commenced in July 2015 to address unrealistic affordable housing obligations imposed upon municipalities throughout New Jersey by the Supreme Court.  On Wednesday, Read More

Monmouth Sheriff Golden Responds to AG’s ICE Letter

By Art Gallagher _ Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden took a respectful tone in his response to the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office strongly worded rebuke of his extending the County’s 287 (g) agreement with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Read More

Sheriff Golden signed 10 year deal with ICE

By Art Gallagher _ Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden quietly extended the County’s 287 (g) agreement with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency on March 8, 2019, apparently in defiance of the Murphy Administration’s Sanctuary State Policies as implemented Read More

UPDATE: Freeholders table anti-Sanctuary State resolution in Murphy’s home county

FREEHOLD, N.J. – Monmouth County’s all-Republican freeholder board was set to pass a resolution opposing Sanctuary Statehood on Wednesday evening.  Until they didn’t. The resolution ended up being tabled, a move apparently catalyzed by a posse of pro-illegal immigration protesters Read More

Sanctuary State Opposition on Freeholders Agenda

By Art Gallagher _ A resolution opposing New Jersey’s designation as a Sanctuary State is on the Agenda of the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders June 26, 2019 regular meeting. Read the rest of this entry » –

REPORT: GOP’s DiMaso cleared as ethics complaint dismissed

HOLMDEL, N.J. – Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso (R-13) is in the clear. On Tuesday, the New Jersey Joint Legislative Committee on Ethical Standards decided that an ethics complaint filed by fellow Monmouth County legislators Eric Houghtaling (D-11) and Joann Downey (D-11) Read More

LD11: GOP challengers want Murphy to restore $65 million to Monmouth school districts

OCEAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Democrats in Trenton are fighting with one another quite a bit these days, and there’s a strong possibility of a FY 2020 budget impasse, but one area where they still agree: the suburbs should fully fund urban Read More