Category: North Jersey

Kean declares in NJ-07 kick-off: Socialism’s “influence needs to be curbed”

CLARK, N.J. – Tom Kean Jr. is known for being an affable gentleman around the State House and on the campaign trail.  At his Tuesday night 2020 campaign launch, Kean was blunt in stinking out against the rising tide of Read More

Booker unhinged: America doesn’t “stand up for justice around the world”

NEWARK, N.J. – Cory Booker formally launched his 2020 campaign tour on Saturday with a rally in Newark, the city he once led as mayor. The tour’s theme is ‘Justice for All’, but Booker’s rant wasn’t limited to the typical array Read More

Democrat Committeewoman flips to the GOP in Wyckoff

WYCKOFF, N.J. – There’s one new elected Republican in Bergen County this week. On Tuesday, the Wyckoff Republican County Committee announced that Democrat Committeewoman Melissa Rubenstein was flipping from the Democrat Party to the GOP.  _ “This week I officially Read More

GOP council president, county chair go to war in Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. – The Republican establishment in New Jersey is undergoing a makeover as of late. Long-time chairmen are retiring. The most influential of the bunch is presently on trial for tax fraud. There’s turnover among elected officials. Primaries are 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

Authorities say Honduran illegal immigrant killed N.J. nanny, dumped her body in a lake

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – A nanny’s body was discovered in Jersey City’s Lincoln Park last week. On Sunday? Authorities arrested their suspect: an alleged illegal immigrant from the country of Honduras.  _ Jorge Rios (age 33) stands accused of murdering Read More

Did protesters nearly outnumber supporters at Phil Murphy’s Sussex Co. event?

 FRANKLIN, N.J. – Phil Murphy dropped in on the Sussex County Democrat organization this Saturday, gathered at the Irish Cottage Inn in Franklin for their annual convention. The New Jersey Herald reported about 100 in attendance. Anti-Murphy protesters – who Read More

LD21: Marks and Pappas launch 3rd party challenge to Bramnick, Munoz

CRANFORD, N.J. – The math just got a lot harder for this year’s LD21 incumbent slate in one of New Jersey’s top targeted Assembly districts. On Monday, Martin Marks of Cranford and Harris Pappas of Springfield announced that they are running Read More