Tag: Assembly

SOCIAL INJUSTICE: New Jersey Dems won’t relent on taxing patients’ medical pot

TRENTON, N.J. – The New Jersey Assembly voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to expand patients’ access to medical marijuana. But patients will need to pay, and pay dearly. – The State of New Jersey already suffers for having among the most expensive 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

LD21: Marks and Pappas launch 3rd party challenge to Bramnick, Munoz

CRANFORD, N.J. – The math just got a lot harder for this year’s LD21 incumbent slate in one of New Jersey’s top targeted Assembly districts. On Monday, Martin Marks of Cranford and Harris Pappas of Springfield announced that they are running Read More

LD8: Burlington Republicans formally break ties with Assemblyman Howarth

By Matt Rooney _ It’s been clear for days now (to be precise, since Sheriff Stanfield reentered the fray and locked arms with Assemblyman Ryan Peters) that Joe Howarth wasn’t going to get the Republican line in this year’s LD8 Read More

Imperiled N.J. weed bill would allow expungements for criminals possessing 5lbs of pot

TRENTON, N.J. – State Senator Kip Bateman (R-16) announced late on Friday afternoon that he is a “no” for Monday’s schedule floor vote on legislation to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey. According to Save Jersey sources on State Street, Read More