Category: shutdown

Menendez spends shutdown partying with lobbyists, ‘Hamilton’ cast in Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump remained in D.C. this weekend as the federal government’s partial shutdown became the longest in U.S. history. The Trumpster indicated his willingness to continue talks over the border wall funding impasse. At least 30 Read More

Monmouth Democrats silent as vote to keep racetrack open during shutdown is tabled

TRENTON, N.J. — Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso (R-13) expressed exasperation on Saturday ahead of a possible state government shutdown after Democrats tabled her proposal to keep New Jersey’s racetrack and casinos, including Monmouth Park, open even if legislators and the governor fail to Read More

Sheriff Golden, Freeholders, Call On Trenton To Stop Ripping Off 9-1-1 Fees

By Art Gallagher _ Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden, Freeholder Director Tom Arnone and Deputy Director Lillian Burry were joined by a bi-partisan group of municipal elected officials, as well as public safety officers, at the County Public Safety Center Read More

N.J. state workers will receive retroactive pay from July shutdown

TRENTON, N.J. – Governor Chris Christie signed S3422/A18 on Tuesday, amending the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget to give furloughed state employees retroactive salary payments for this July’s shut down. “This bill justly reinstates the pay lost by our hard-working rank and Read More

NEW POLL: 6% Needed Profanity to Express Their Opinion of Christie’s #NJShutdown ‘Beach Day’

The #NJShutdown verdict is in, Save Jerseyans, and it ain’t pretty for Chris Christie (or anyone in Trenton for that matter). Overall, somewhat more people blame him for the recent state shutdown than the legislature according to Monmouth University’s polling Read More

Bye-bye beach house? Guadagno wants to sell Christie’s Island Beach retreat

TRENTON — Blasting Gov. Chris Christie’s Island Beach summer home as “a private luxury paid for with public money,” a Democratic state lawmaker is proposing legislation to lease it out to the public, and Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno is calling Read More

Comparing the Shutdown Scores of Maine’s LePage and Chris Christie

Chris Christie and Paul LePage are friends, Save Jerseyans, sharing not just a Republican affiliation and gubernatorial titles but also a decidedly combustible approach to interpersonal relations in the public eye. Said another way? They’re smack talkers par excellence. Their Read More