Category: State Assembly

Murphy caves, ruling out shutdown and handing tactical win to Team Norcross

TRENTON, N.J. – Phil Murphy may be governor, Save Jerseyans, but Steve Sweeney is still the capital city’s most powerful politician. That political reality was confirmed on Thursday when Murphy ruled out as government shutdown ahead of the Sunday deadline Read More

REPORT: GOP’s DiMaso cleared as ethics complaint dismissed

HOLMDEL, N.J. – Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso (R-13) is in the clear. On Tuesday, the New Jersey Joint Legislative Committee on Ethical Standards decided that an ethics complaint filed by fellow Monmouth County legislators Eric Houghtaling (D-11) and Joann Downey (D-11) Read More

LD11: GOP challengers want Murphy to restore $65 million to Monmouth school districts

OCEAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Democrats in Trenton are fighting with one another quite a bit these days, and there’s a strong possibility of a FY 2020 budget impasse, but one area where they still agree: the suburbs should fully fund urban Read More

Caliguire, Madrid nab Assembly nods in LD16

PRINCETON, NJ – Mark Caliguire and Christine Madrid are officially the Republican nominees for State Assembly in New Jersey’s 16th Legislative District, generating a monster margin in Somerset County and even winning in Hunterdon County where Roger Locandro (the third Read More

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