Category: Somerset County

VIDEO: Rooney criticizes Hillsborough’s teacher layoffs

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Hillsborough (Somerset County) voters killed a massive $8 million all-day kindergarten program ballot question back in March, 4432 “no” votes to 3003 “yes” votes. This week, the superintendent retaliated by laying off 37 teachers.  – Save Jersey founder and 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

Moench makes his move in Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — It’s a generational battle that may soon be reflected across New Jersey. This June, eight-year incumbent Republican Mayor Daniel Hayes is facing an intra-party challenge from 30-something GOP Council President Matthew Moench, a former deputy chief to Chris Read More

LD21: Fmr. GOP mayor weighing third party ‘Conservative’ challenge to GOP’s Bramnick, Munoz

CRANFORD TWP., N.J. — LD21 Assembly Republican members Jon Bramnick (the party’s minority leader) and Nancy Munoz (the GOP whip) have long-expected a potential GOP primary challenge for 2019, and one might still materialize, but it’s looking like a challenge from Read More

NJ-12: Kipnis raises cash, rallies backers at Trump National

BEDMINSTER, N.J. — In his quest to unseat Bonnie Watson Coleman in New Jersey’s 12th Congressional District, Middlesex County attorney Daryl Kipnis got a little help from his friends on Wednesday night at President Donald Trump’s Bedminster golf club. A Read More

Election 2018: Kipnis Blasts Watson Coleman On School Violence Legislation Vote

Attorney Daryl Kipnis is running for the Republican nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman. Photo: Kipnis campaign. A potential Republican challenger to U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman is attacking her for a recent vote on school safety legislation.

VIDEO: LD16 GOP runs hard against Democrats’ Sanctuary State push

Kim Guadagno’s campaign isn’t the only one betting that Sanctuary Statehood is a winning issue for Republicans this cycle, Save Jerseyans.  Even before her much-discussed “Sanctuary” web ad even hit this week, the LD16 GOP ticket consisting of state Senator Read More

Mosque finally gets N.J. town’s blessing after discrimination settlement

BERNARDS TWP. — The township committee voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve the construction of a mosque in a Liberty Corner neighborhood as part of a settlement agreement with federal authorities over allegations of discrimination. The settlement ended years of Read More