Category: Joe Howarth

Foote defends Howarth, tells Burlco GOP its new chair “only has as much power as you relinquish to him”

MT. HOLLY, N.J. — The Burlington County GOP was already on the ropes and heading for the mat after losing its freeholder board and its only county-based Republican state senator (Dawn Addiego) in a few short months. Now a successor Read More

LD8: Undaunted Howarth declares ‘they’ll have to carry me out feet first’

By The Staff _ Republicans are out of power in Burlington County for the first time since 1975. Assemblyman Joe Howarth (R-8), a veteran educator and former freeholder, says rumors that he’s considering an early exit in light of the Read More

VIDEO: Howarth explains how $15 minimum wage will cripple hospice, in-home nursing providers

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog As the New Jersey Assemby’s Democrat majority muscled a $15 minimum wage bill through on Thursday with a 42-30-1 vote, Assembly Republicans took to the floor to illustrate, in graphic terms, how¬†the Read More

N.J. legislator irked by Obama’s ‘inappropriate’ Rutgers commencement address

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Not everyone was impressed by Barack Obama’s Rutgers commencement address, Save Jerseyans. In fact, plenty of folks in attendance this weekend thought it sounded more like a canned campaign speech than a Read More