Tag: retire

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

Save Jersey’s Rooney to News12: New Jersey’s affordability crisis is a “deal breaker” for retirees

EDISON, N.J. — Save Jersey Founder and Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney joined News 12 on Wednesday to discuss the results of a new WalletHub analysis showing New Jersey ranking as America’s 5th worst place to retire. It all comes down to affordability:  Read More

POLL: Who’s the strongest GOP option to succeed Handlin in LD13?

By The Staff _ Former Middletown Township deputy mayor and Monmouth County Freeholder Amy Handlin won’t seek reelection to her LD13 Assembly seat in 2019, a position she’s held since 2005. Gerry Scharfenberger and Sue Kiley are running for freeholder Read More

Long-Time EHT Mayor, Former Senator Sonny McCullough to Retire

By The Staff _ EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. — It’s the end of an era in Atlantic County. On Tuesday, long-time Egg Harbor Township Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough (R) announced he won’t seek reelection as mayor this year after approximately three Read More

NJ-11: Webber says the Frelinghuysen succession scramble ‘should wait for another day’

Morris Plains, NJ – Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen’s Monday retirement announcement has already set off what was correctly anticipated to be a frenzied behind-the-scenes contest. Calls are being made. Temperatures are being taken. Narratives are being floated with journalists. One leading hypothetical Read More

BREAKING: House Appropriations Chair Rodney Frelinghuysen retiring in NJ-11, won’t run in 2018

After months of raising no money and being invisible on the trail, insiders won’t be surprised to see Rodney Frelinghuysen – chairman of the mighty House Appropriations Committee who has nevertheless found himself on the outs with House leadership over controversial Read More