Category: State Assembly

LD8: Norcross, Sweeney-tied unions donate thousands to GOP Assemblyman Howarth

EVESHAM TWP, N.J. – Assemblyman Joe Howarth (R-8) lost the party line in this year’s primary election after Republicans (and some Democrats) accused him of trying to switch parties in the wake of Senator Dawn Addiego’s defection to the Democrats. Read More

Murphy donates to radicals who sue N.J. and drive property tax hikes. His LG’s defense: Trump!

By Matt Rooney _ Whether Phil Murphy violated ethical canons by intervening in the troubles consuming his soccer team remains an open question, Save Jerseyans. It was only one scandal of many hitting the Democrat’s administration at the pivot point 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

Assembly will take up bill to teach teens about N.J. Safe Haven law after Neptune newborn discarded in dumpster

TRENTON, N.J. – An 18-year-old Neptune High School student stands accused of suffocating and murdering her baby. After the heinous act? Authorities say the newborn’s father disposed of the dead infant in a dumpster. Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco (R-25) says Read More

LD8: NJGOP teams with Peters for anti-rain tax video

TRENTON, N.J. – NJGOP Chairman Doug Steinhardt cut an anti-rain tax video with Asm. Ryan Peters (R-8), and the pair released their work product on Monday. The significance: Peters (who is encouraging towns to pass resolutions opposing the new law Read More

New candidate enters LD8 GOP primary fray

LUMBERTON, N.J. – There’s another candidate on the field for June’s Republican primary in the  8th Legislative District. On Saturday, 46-year-old attorney Jason Huf announced his candidacy for one of the two Assembly seats on the ballot this cycle. Huf 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

Op-Ed: Setting the Record Straight On My Legalized Marijuana Position

By Declan O’Scanlon _ In the ill-fated recent rush to pass legislation that would legalize, tax, and regulate recreational adult use of marijuana, my position on the legislation, and the issue, has been misunderstood and mischaracterized by some New Jersey Read More