Category: Sussex County

Sussex legislators challenge Grewal to visit county, defend Murphy’s Sanctuary State

NEWTON, N.J. – The Murphy Administration’s legal battle with Sussex County over its Sanctuary Statehood directive has been simmering all summer, Save Jerseyans. First? The County asked U.S. Attorney General Barr for help after N.J. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal tried to Read More

Sussex GOP Chairman issues apology for tweets

NEWTON, N.J. – Sussex County Republican Chairman Jerry Scanlan issued a full apology on Monday for controversial tweets posted to the county party’s official page. Scanlan said the tweets resulted from “human errors of judgment”; the offensive tweets, some of Read More

Murphy is trying to strong-arm Sussex Co. over Sanctuary Statehood; the Sheriff is asking AG Barr for help.

NEWTON, NJ – Back in April, the Sussex County Freeholder Board decided to give its county’s residents the chance to vote on a resolution opposing Phil Murphy’s Sanctuary State directive.  On May 17th, state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal sent a Read More

NJ-05: Possible Gottheimer challenger Ghassali defends himself against DCCC smear

MONTVALE, N.J. – National Democrats are taking shots at one of Democrat Congressman Josh Gottheimer’s possible 2020 challengers in battleground NJ-05. The target didn’t take the attack lying down. _ “Disappointing tactics with 100% wrong information, just to smear and 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

NJ-05 PRIMARY: McCann joins Lonegan on NRCC ‘Young Guns’ list

Both GOP primary candidates in New Jersey’s 5th Congressional District can now boast a coveted designation on their respective roads to the nomination. On Monday, attorney and former Cresskill Councilman John McCann was added to the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) Read More

VIDEO: Lonegan, flanked by fake Bernie Sanders, lays into Gottheimer over single payer

Most of the New Jersey political world is still focused on Election 2017, but veteran New Jersey campaigner Steve Lonegan held a press conference on Tuesday to lay into freshman Democrat Josh Gottheimer and highlight his party’s flirtation with a Read More