Category: Hudson County

N.J. legislator pushes $150k fine for voter fraud following Hudson mail-in ballot scandal

TRENTON, N.J. — It’s been reported that the U.S. Attorney’s Office has charged a Hoboken woman, alleging that she paid voters to submit mail-in ballot applications. “Voter fraud is real, it is happening in New Jersey, and we have a duty Read More

Yes, Hugin is striking a chord in Hudson County | Einstein

By Joshua Einstein _ New Jersey Republicans are excited about a surprisingly volatile Senate race this year, and none more so than the Republicans of superficially deep-blue Hudson County. While Senate hopeful Bob Hugin was born and raised in Hudson County before Read More

This N.J. county is losing federal money because Murphy wants to fight ICE

BAYONNE, NJ — Hudson County was supposed to receive $237,449 in grant money for Bayonne police department body cameras as well as other security-related programs throughout the Northeastern Jersey county.  The catch? (1) Federal agents would get access to the county jail Read More

Fulop: “I used to smoke tons of weed”

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Phil Murphy wants to legalize marijuana in the Garden State, but he gave a non-answer on Wednesday when questioned by reporters as to whether he’d ever smoked pot. The Democrat Governor’s lack of forthrightness seemed to Read More

Naked Trump statue to be auctioned off in Jersey City

A statue of a naked Donald Trump is going on the auction block. … with others in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Cleveland in the weeks before the Republican was elected president. The auction will take place on Read More

Jersey City made its own property tax problems; this legislation would prevent future, similar disasters.

By Matt Rooney _ The chickens are coming home to roost in Jersey City, folks. It was predictable. After many years of “payment in lieu to taxes” abuse — the policy which allowed the populous North Jersey urban center to Read More

ROONEY: Jersey City’s Fulop can “return our money at any time” after tax reform slam

Hypocrisy alert, Save Jerseyans:  When news broke that Jersey City is letting its residents prepay their taxes to take advantage of the current SALT deduction, Mayor Steven Fulop‘s office cited the Republicans’ federal tax reform legislation as reason for the extraordinary gesture, Read More