Tag: Assembly

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

Op-Ed: Phil Murphy’s politics of utopia are killing New Jersey

By Chris DiPiazza _ It is no secret that every branch of New Jersey government is under the control of the Democratic Party led by Governor Phil Murphy. Although personally successful in his financial career, Governor Murphy is demonstrating no real Read More

LD8: Guadagno, Saxton, Layton, Allen, and small army of 70 GOP leaders line up against Howarth

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – The race to unseat incumbent GOP Assemblyman Joe Howarth (R-8) appears to be tilting in the challenger’s favor, at least in terms of party support.  On Thursday night, Burlington Republicans released a list of 70 Republican Read More

LD8: Burlington GOP continues to coalesce around Peters-Stanfield

MT. HOLLY, N.J. — In mid-February? 11 of 15 LD8 Republican municipal chairs endorsed the reelection of Assemblyman Joe Howarth. This weekend? 14 of the district’s 15 municipal chairs threw in behind Assemblyman Ryan Peters and Sheriff Jean Stanfield, leaving Read More

SOURCE: LD38 GOP will back young guns Kazimir, DiPiazza for Assembly

By Matt Rooney _ Bergen Republicans reportedly have their team for the county’s most historically competitive legislative district. According to a reliable source with knowledge of LD38 decision-making, Republicans have coalesced around two young guns: Rochelle Park Mayor Mike Kazimir Read More

Woolley and Amoroso come out swinging in LD 11

Republican Assembly candidates condemn Murphy’s budget and tax hikes By Art Gallagher _ Matt Woolley and Mike Amoroso, the presumptive Republican nominees for Assembly in the 11th legislative district denounced Governor Murphy’s “reckless state budget proposal”in a statement released on Read More

UPDATE: County GOP orgs move quickly to support Peters-Stanfield ticket

MT. HOLLY, N.J. — Republicans are quickly locking arms and getting behind the newly-formed Peters-Stanfield LD8 ticket. On Wednesday, shortly after news broke of the ticket’s formation, the 8th Legislative District screening committee threw its full weight behind incumbent Assemblyman Read More