Category: Sam Thompson

N.J. Senator: No safeguards in place to prevent illegal alien voter registration

TRENTON, N.J. — Renewed, contemporaneous pushes to (1) implement automatic voter registration at MVC locations and (2) give drivers licenses to illegal immigrants has at least one New Jersey legislator questioning whether there are any safeguards in place to prevent voter Read More

POLL: Which LD12 Senate Candidate Wins Middlesex’s Convention?

One of this spring’s surprise primary contests? LD12, where veteran State Senator Sam Thompson (who first went to Trenton back in 1998) is receiving a strong challenge from Old Bridge GOP Chairman Art Haney who, for his part, is backed up Read More

Thompson will not seek another term as Middlesex GOP Chairman

By Art Gallagher | State Senator Sam Thompson will not stand for reelection as Middlesex County Republican Chairman.  Old Bridge Councilwoman Lucille Panos will seek the position, with Thompson’s support, when the County Committee convenes on June 14. Thompson, Read More

Primary day produces split ticket in Old Bridge

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Elements of his county committee were up-in-arms Middlesex GOP Chairman Sam Thompson overrode the screening committee and subbed out Council President Debbie Walker for Councilman-at-large Brian Cahill. The end result, Save Jerseyans? A Pyrrhic victory for Thompson. Former Old Read More

Petition Launched to Investigate Booker’s Newark

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Senators Sam Thompson (R-Burlington, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean) and Ron Rice (D-Essex) are ramping-up their bipartisan push to get the  “New Jersey Legislative Select Committee on Investigation” (a/k/a the Bridgegate SCI) to investigate evidence of rampant Read More

UPDATE: Senators Want Booker Probe

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog As reported first here earlier today, Save Jerseyans, a bipartisan team comprised of state Senators Ron Rice (D-Essex) and Sam Thompson (R-Middlesex) are determined to get to the bottom of #WatershedGate and Cory Booker’s role Read More

Thompson, Rice to Double-Team Scandals

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog They’re the ultimate odd couple, Save Jerseyans, but Middlesex County’s Sam Thompson (R) and Newark’s Ron Rice (D) are preparing to take on Newark City Hall together. I’m told the state senators will make an Read More

Guest Op-Ed: Judges Shouldn’t Be Exempt from Increased Contributions for Health and Pension Benefits

In the case of DePascale vs. State of New Jersey just heard by the New Jersey State Supreme Court, it has been argued that a new law requiring Justices and Superior Court Judges to make larger contributions towards the cost Read More