Category: Atlantic City

Notes from this year’s New Jersey conservative leadership breakfast in A.C.

By Matt Rooney _ Conservatives haven’t had much of a voice in Trenton for awhile, Save Jerseyans, but this year’s 3rd Annual Leadership Breakfast (hosted by our dear friend Atlantic City Councilman Jesse Kurtz) reflected the new optimism infecting NJGOP Read More

Republican Jesse Kurtz reelected to ward seat in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Republican Jesse Kurtz has been reelected in Atlantic City’s 6th Ward; the current percentages are Kurtz 75.85% to 21.15% for the vanquished Democrat challenger. Republicans also picked up Ward 5 with Sharon Zappia. Developing…

BUSTED: A.C. Democrat mayor pleads guilty to stealing from a youth basketball club

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Yet another Atlantic City politician will go down in history for corruption. Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam has plead guilty to stealing tens of thousands of dollars from a nonprofit youth basketball club. – Gilliam’s $87,215 Read More

Pelosi tells N.J. Dems at A.C. gathering: We’re impeaching Trump to “defend the Constitution”

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi dropped in on the New Jersey Democrats’ annual convention of Friday evening. Despite a number of competitive legislative elections mere weeks away, impeachment was the ‘elephant in the room’ otherwise Read More

Pelosi is coming to rally N.J. Democrats

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is set to visit New Jersey for the state Democrat Party’s late September conference in Atlantic City. NJ.com has the full story here. _

ROONEY: Miss America’s departure proves tax dollar giveaways can’t save A.C.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Miss America Pageant pocketed $12 million over three years courtesy of New Jersey taxpayers. Now the pageant which was born in Atlantic City is leaving (again), this time for Connecticut. Save Jersey‘s Matt Rooney was Read More

A.C.’s Senator is furious after Murphy kills late night NJ Transit trains

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Murphy Administration temporarily mothballed the AC-Philly rail line late last year.  This week, NJ Transit announced that it’s ending late night trains to Atlantic City effective May 12th when the line reopens. The latest train Read More

Atlantic GOP endorses assembly, county candidates

LINWOOD, N.J. – Atlantic County Republicans gathered on a sunny Saturday morning at Linwood County Club and selected their 2019 candidates. Republicans will field former Brigantine Mayor Phil Guenther and Freeholder John Risley for Assembly in 2nd Legislative District. The Read More