Category: State Assembly

N.J. Democrat House candidate: Disagree with me? Move to Arkansas!

By Matt Rooney _ Democrat Mikie Sherrill has an unambiguous message for anyone in her district that ISN’T on board with the Democrats’ “progressive” agenda: Move to Arkansas. Here’s the mailer her campaign recently sent out to NJ-11 voters: _ _ Read More

N.J. Democrats want mandatory depression screenings for your kids

TRENTON, NJ — Democrat lawmakers unveiled a plan for mandatory health screenings of New Jersey public school children on Thursday. “I was pleased to join my 7th District colleagues: Assemblyman Dr. Herb Conaway and Assemblywoman Carol Murphy, at our press conference Read More

Mikie Sherrill supports the gas tax hike bill… just not the hikes? | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Politicians have been known to “evolve” or change their minds, Save Jerseyans, but some instances are a little more obvious (and nakedly opportunistic) than others. On rare occasions? After all of the flip-flopping, triangulating, mealy-mouthed back-tracking, Read More

Webber demands repeal of latest N.J. gas tax hike

WHIPPANY, N.J. – The Murphy Administration’s move to raise New Jersey’s gas tax by another 4.3 cents — meaning that the tax has now tripled since 2016 — is meeting widespread opposition among residents. Among those residents is Assemblyman Jay Webber Read More

O’Scanlon Introduces Legislation To Protect NJ Motorists From Other States’ Traffic Camera Schemes | Gallagher

By Art Gallagher _ New Jersey MVC will no longer be provide information about resident motorist to companies that operate red-light and speed cameras for other states, if bipartisan legislation introduced by Senators Declan O’Scanlon, Nick Sacco, Nicolas Scutari becomes law. Read More

Mercer, Hunterdon GOP orgs formally back Tibbetts for LD15

TRENTON, N.J. — An early jump of the 2019 cycle? Maybe, if the NJGOP gets lucky. Republicans needed a candidate to seek newly-minted Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora’s vacated Assembly seat which was subsequently filed by Mercer County Freeholder Anthony Verrelli. It’s Read More

Small business federation endorses Webber

MORRISTOWN, NJ — The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) lined up behind Jay Webber on Thursday in this year’s battle to succeed Rodney Frelinghuysen in NJ-11.  “NFIB is the voice of small business owners and I’m proud to have it in my Read More

GOP lawmaker rides a train (which was running late) to Trenton’s NJ Transit hearings

METROPARK, N.J. – Joint legislative hearings will finally get underway today on the mess that is NJ Transit. Expect lots of anger, finger-pointing, posturing, blaming of Chris Christie and, maybe, a grain of truth or two if we’re lucky. Assemblywoman Nancy Read More