Tag: Assembly

Risley joins LD2 GOP Primary, makes contest a four-man race

LINWOOD, N.J. — Atlantic County Freeholder John Risley is joining the LD2 Assembly contest.  Risley’s campaign announcement focused heavily on Atlantic-specific issues, “[b]ut Atlantic County doesn’t live in isolation,” according to the candidate. “I am deeply concerned about out-of-control spending and Read More

POLL: Who’s the strongest GOP option to succeed Handlin in LD13?

By The Staff _ Former Middletown Township deputy mayor and Monmouth County Freeholder Amy Handlin won’t seek reelection to her LD13 Assembly seat in 2019, a position she’s held since 2005. Gerry Scharfenberger and Sue Kiley are running for freeholder Read More

REPORT: Under the cover of darkness, N.J. lawmaker raise their staffers’ salaries

TRENTON, N.J. — Credit crisis? What credit crisis? Notwithstanding an ongoing public pension and benefits crisis, soaring taxes, and repeat credit downgrades, the folks who are mismanaging our tax dollars are about to get a big raise.  A behind the Read More

Mercer, Hunterdon GOP orgs formally back Tibbetts for LD15

TRENTON, N.J. — An early jump of the 2019 cycle? Maybe, if the NJGOP gets lucky. Republicans needed a candidate to seek newly-minted Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora’s vacated Assembly seat which was subsequently filed by Mercer County Freeholder Anthony Verrelli. It’s Read More

VIDEO: N.J. taxpayers won’t get reimbursed if Murphy’s “free” community college attendees flunk out

TRENTON, N.J. — The Murphy Administration’s causal disregard for the financial consequences of its nanny state proposals was again on full display this Wednesday during a meeting of the Assembly Budget Committee. Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz, a Republican from Union County, asked acting Secretary Read More

LD25: Combat veteran Bergen wants to run for Carroll’s seat

By Matt Rooney _ The first candidate to succeed Michael Patrick Carroll — the LD25 conservative Republican Assemblyman who New Jersey Globe reported on Monday is not seeking reelection — is putting his name into circulation, Save Jerseyans. Brian Bergen Read More