Category: Union County

LD21 independent slate files petitions, cites GOP incumbents’ refusal to endorse Trump

CRANFORD, NJ – Jon Bramnick and running mate Nancy Munoz will have to fend off an assault from the right this November even as Democrats press their left flank.  Martin Marks (of Cranford) and Harris Pappas (Springfield) chose Primary Day to 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

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

Bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami’s family sued Elizabeth for anti-Muslim harrassment

The family of Ahmad Khan Rahami, arrested in connection with weekend bombings in Seaside Park and New York City, sued the city of Elizabeth in 2011, alleging a pattern of harassment and religious discrimination by city officials. According to the Read More

New Jersey veterans memorial featuring cross to remain despite complaints

Council members voted Thursday that a veterans memorial featuring a Christian cross will remain in front of a public library in Roselle Park, New Jersey, despite complaints. The borough council voted 3-2 in favor of the statue following a heated Read More

In Union County, a Surprising Response to Sweeney’s School-Funding Plan

For state Senate President Steve Sweeney, Union County should have provided a receptive audience for his pitch to revise New Jersey’s school- funding formula. After all, Gov. Chris Christie’s controversial proposal to overhaul how the state funds its schools would Read More

Union County GOP gets behind John Kasich, endorses Lance

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog At least one New Jersey Republican county organization is bucking the trend this cycle, Save Jerseyans. The Union GOP gathered for its nominating convention on Wednesday night and Ohio Governor John Kasich Read More