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Belmar voters overwhelmingly reject “Matt’s Law”

Belmar Mayor “Lawless Matt” Doherty By a margin of 829-292, Belmar voters repudiated the hubris of Mayor “Lawless Matt” Doherty on Tuesday. In a special election to decide the validity of the pay to play/ethics law that the borough council Read More

ETHICS ROW: Democrat freeholder candidate accused of selling helicopter rides

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Belmar Mayor Matt Doherty is leveraging his insider connections to rake in cash for a Monmouth County freeholder bid, Save Jerseyans, but an insider mentality can land you in a world of Read More

Monmouth Democrat candidate accused of bowing to outside interests

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Even after a Superior Court Judge upheld a pay-to-play ordinance under assault by Monmouth County Democrat Matt Doherty and allies last month, Save Jerseyans, Doherty’s freeholder campaign continues to make its own rules. The numbers are Read More

Judge: Belmar’s new pay to pay ordinance, “Matt’s Law” is not law

By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Freehold-Monmouth County Superior Court Judge Katie Gummer ruled Wednesday that the new pay to pay ordinance in Belmar, dubbed “Matt’s Law” in honor of Mayor Matt Doherty who the measure would  immediately benefit, is not Read More

Belmar won’t disclose where FEMA money is; resident sues for records

Where is the $5.4 million that Matt Doherty claimed FEMA gave Belmar for Taylor Pavilion? By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com The ongoing controversy over the rebuilding of the beach pavilions in Belmar has resulted in yet another law suit filed Read More

UPDATE: Petition filed to repeal “Matt’s Law”; Belmar’s loosened pay to play ordinance

By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com The Committee of Petitioners to repeal Belmar’s recently passed Ethics Ordinance that would allow Borough elected officials seeking higher office to accept campaign contributions from town vendors, developers, professionals and liquor licensees and accept anonymous Read More

Belmar Residents Seek To Repeal Loosened Ethics Laws

By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Belmar- A committee of Independent and Democrat Belmar voters is gathering signatures to repeal the recently passed Pay-to-Play/Ethics Ordinance that allows Belmar elected officials running for higher office outside of Belmar to accept campaign contributions from Borough Read More

Doherty: Belmar’s new pay to pay law has nothing to do with his Freeholder campaign

By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com The Mayor and Council of Belmar has introduced an ordinance that would remove the current restrictions on the Borough’s liquor license holders, real estate developers, professionals and vendors from contributing to the campaigns of Borough elected Read More

Christie Kicks Off MDW in Belmar

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Who cares about politics, right? You’re thinking about driving to the Shore if you’re not already, Save Jerseyans. Governor Chris Christie is already there, having co-hosted the The Boomer and Carton Show on Friday morning to promote Read More