Tag: Monmouth

Unlike Trenton, Republican-run N.J. counties are controlling spending | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ New Jersey’s fiscal crisis is deepening as the FY 2020 budget process limps along at the State House. Wasteful spending is rising, income tax revenue is grinding to a halt, and the will for structural reform Read More

Sheriff Golden: Murphy’s Pot Bill Is Dangerous Money Grab That Disregards Impact On Local Communities

By Art Gallagher _ Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden issued a statement today condemning the Trenton Democrats’ marijuana legislation as “poorly written policy by the Democratic majority” “that is aimed at grabbing tax dollars without any regard on the impacts Read More

Republican Enthusiasm Abounds At Monmouth County Lincoln Day Dinner

By Art Gallagher _ It’s become a winter tradition that Monmouth County Republicans can mark their calendars by.  Shaun Golden’s annual Starry Night Celebration is on the last Friday of January followed by the Monmouth GOP’s annual Lincoln Day Dinner two weeks Read More

Scharfenberger to run for Assembly

By Art Gallagher _ MMM has learned that Monmouth County Freeholder Gerry Scharfenberger will seek the Republican nomination for State Assembly in the 13th legislative district for the seat currently held by Assemblywoman Amy Handlin. Handlin announced last fall that Read More

Golden Slams O’Scanlon’s Marijuana Effort

By Art Gallagher _ In a rare public disagreement among Monmouth County Republicans, Sheriff Shaun Golden, the Party Chairman, slammed Senator Declan O’Scanlon’s effort to win fiscal and public safety reforms from Governor Phil Murphy and Senate President Steve Sweeney in exchange for three Read More

REPORT: Illegal immigrant accused of killing 16-year-old Monmouth County girl

LONG BRANCH , NJ – A native of Guatemala living in the United States illegally stands accused of crimes including the first degree murder of a 16-year-old girl. Prosecutors say the Saturday killing in Long Branch was perpetrated by stabbing. Click Read More

Battle of Monmouth: Curley faces fresh heat at Monmouth freeholder meeting

FREEHOLD, N.J. — The battle between Monmouth County’s all-Republican freeholder board and one of its members — Freeholder John Curley — continues to rage ahead of a showdown in November. Back in December, outlets reported that Curley was the subject Read More

NJ-03: MacArthur strategist says dead heat Monmouth Poll “chooses to ignore the history”

TOMS RIVER, NJ — A new Monmouth University poll showing Republican incumbent Tom MacArthur leading Democrat challenger Andy Kim by just a single point (40% to 41%) has New Jersey politicos talking today, but is it accurate? South Jersey’s senior Republican campaign Read More

Monmouth Democrats silent as vote to keep racetrack open during shutdown is tabled

TRENTON, N.J. — Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso (R-13) expressed exasperation on Saturday ahead of a possible state government shutdown after Democrats tabled her proposal to keep New Jersey’s racetrack and casinos, including Monmouth Park, open even if legislators and the governor fail to Read More