Tag: Assembly

LD21: Fmr. GOP mayor weighing third party ‘Conservative’ challenge to GOP’s Bramnick, Munoz

CRANFORD TWP., N.J. — LD21 Assembly Republican members Jon Bramnick (the party’s minority leader) and Nancy Munoz (the GOP whip) have long-expected a potential GOP primary challenge for 2019, and one might still materialize, but it’s looking like a challenge from Read More

VIDEO: Top N.J. Assembly Republican blasts Trump, airs disagreement with NJGOP chair

NEWARK, N.J. — If you need proof that the state Republican movement is in tatters, Save Jerseyans, look no further than an NJTV interview segment with Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick (R-21) which aired on Saturday’s On the Record with Michael Aron. “When Read More

NJGOP legislator pans both Tlaib (and Trump) for “utterly disrespectful” behavior

EVESHAM TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Freshman Democrat Rashida Tlaib of Michigan remained unapologetic on Friday after, while addressing a MoveOn.org event, she relayed the details of a conversation with her son to the assembled crowd: “And when your son looks at you and Read More

LD8: Undaunted Howarth declares ‘they’ll have to carry me out feet first’

By The Staff _ Republicans are out of power in Burlington County for the first time since 1975. Assemblyman Joe Howarth (R-8), a veteran educator and former freeholder, says rumors that he’s considering an early exit in light of the Read More

N.J. Legislator: Stop pretending this is about “social justice” and not weed money!

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey’s recreational weed legislation got out of the Senate’s and Assembly’s respective committees on Monday but not without plenty of dissent. Among the dissenters was Assemblyman Hal Wirths (R-24), a former member of Chris Christie’s cabinet, who Read More

ELECTION 2019: Bucco says his record will power him past LD25 Democrat challengers

BOONTON TWP., N.J. – Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco is already facing two Democratic challengers for next year’s 25th Legislative District contest:  Lisa Bhimani and Darcy Draeger. Buoyed by Mikie Sherrill’s Morris County victory in this year’s NJ-11 race, Morris County Democrats Read More

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