Category: State Assembly

MONDAY: N.J. Legislature takes up resolution declaring “Black Lives Matter Day” on July 13th

TRENTON, N.J. – The New Jersey Assembly will take up a resolution on Monday to designate every July 13th “Black Lives Matter Day” in the Garden State. Click here to view AJR-171. – “This Legislature recognizes the 41 importance of Read More

Possible 2021 Murphy challengers Ciattarelli, Steinhardt blast Governor’s borrowing scheme

TRENTON, N.J. – Governor Murphy is reportedly lawyering up and preparing to fight for a massive “emergency” borrowing scheme which is undoubtedly unconstitutional and possibly even unnecessary.  Both of Murphy’s most likely 2021 Republican challengers say new borrowing isn’t acceptable.  Read More

O’Scanlon reports from Long Branch: “Apparently we’re not all homicidal maniacs!”

LONG BRANCH, N.J. – The Jersey Shore was open (mostly) for tourism on Saturday, with businesses operating unnder severe restrictions and some still closed (like amusement parks) but beaches and boardwalks welcoming for sun worshippers and the cabin fever-afflicted alike. Read More

State Senator suggests it’s time for N.J. residents to begin defying Phil Murphy

TRENTON, N.J. – State Senator Declan O’Scanlon (R-13) has become the first New Jersey legislator to encourage residents to begin defying the Governor’s stay-at-home order. O’Scanlon’s tweet was partly tongue-and-cheek (referring to the May “flower moon” which can obviously be Read More

Ciattarelli: Phil Murphy’s “not New Jersey”

TRENTON, N.J. – Republican 2019 gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli highlighted many of Phil Murphy’s recent callous and autocratic-sounding comments in a Wednesday fundraising appeal. “How about a multiple-choice question?” Ciattarelli asked supporters in his blast email. “Which of the following Read More

N.J. legislator says he won’t accept a paycheck until his constituents get their unemployment checks

FREEHOLD, N.J. – One of Monmouth County’s legislators says he won’t accept a paycheck until his constituents receive their unemployment benefits. “My staff and I have been working seven days a week yielding countless phone calls and emails from residents Read More

Webber: Governor Murphy’s COVID-19 borrowing plan is unconstitutional

TRENTON, N.J. – Governor Phil Murphy is reportedly weighing a massive $9 billion emergency bond scheme to compensate for an anticipated COVID-19 drop off in state revenues.  Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-26) said on Friday that the Governor’s plan is unconstitutional. Read More