Category: Monmouth County

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

Unlike Trenton, Republican-run N.J. counties are controlling spending | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ New Jersey’s fiscal crisis is deepening as the FY 2020 budget process limps along at the State House. Wasteful spending is rising, income tax revenue is grinding to a halt, and the will for structural reform Read More

Middletown Committee Officially Opposes Murphy’s Sanctuary Policies | Gallagher

By Art Gallagher _ The Middletown Township Committee officially opposed New Jersey’s status as a “Sanctuary State” for illegal aliens and pledged that the Township will never become a “Sanctuary City.” The Committee passed resolution 19-129 on Monday night.  The Read More

Rep. Smith: Media reports of military base cuts for border wall funding are inaccurate

LAKEHURST, N.J. — No funds for New Jersey’s Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst are imperiled by the ongoing war over funding for President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexican Border Wall project. That’s the message Rep. Chris Smith (R-4), New Jersey’s last remaining Republican congressman, Read More