Tag: county

With Burlington in Democrat hands? The taxpayer-funded goodies are flowing!

By Matt Rooney _ “Elections have consequences,” Save Jerseyans. We hear it all the time. Usually, the famous admonition refers to stuff like judicial picks or policy shifts.  In New Jersey? The most common “consequences” are cash, jobs, and other Read More

LD8: Retiring sheriff Stanfield will join the Peters Assembly ticket

MT. HOLLY, N.J. — And just like that? The momentum has shifted again in the Burlington County GOP’s messy break-up with Dawn Addiego and Joe Howarth. According to the New Jersey Globe, retiring but popular Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield Read More

Collapsing Burlington County GOP establishment loses its sheriff

MT. HOLLY, N.J. — It was another brutal end (to another brutal week) for the rapidly-collapsing Burlington County Republican Party. On Saturday, Sheriff Jean Stanfied’s (R-Westampton) long-speculated decision to NOT seek reelection in 2019 became public. _ “After more than Read More

Foote defends Howarth, tells Burlco GOP its new chair “only has as much power as you relinquish to him”

MT. HOLLY, N.J. — The Burlington County GOP was already on the ropes and heading for the mat after losing its freeholder board and its only county-based Republican state senator (Dawn Addiego) in a few short months. Now a successor Read More

New Burlington County Democrat majority votes to end ‘double-dipper’ ban

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. — Burlington County voters who thought the first Democrat-controlled freeholder board in over four decades would make Mount Holly more transparent (and less corrupt) are getting a nasty surprise this morning. On Wednesday, we learned that the new Read More

Six-Term GOP Mayor commences campaign for Glouco Surrogate

GIBBSTOWN, NJ – Greenwich Township Mayor George W. Shivery, Jr. is the Republican Party’s choice for Gloucester County Surrogate. “I was happy to give Mayor Shivery the news that he was unanimously selected as our candidate for Surrogate,” said Gloucester Read More

This N.J. county is losing federal money because Murphy wants to fight ICE

BAYONNE, NJ — Hudson County was supposed to receive $237,449 in grant money for Bayonne police department body cameras as well as other security-related programs throughout the Northeastern Jersey county.  The catch? (1) Federal agents would get access to the county jail Read More