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

REPORT: LoBiondo won’t seek reelection in 2018

Chris Christie may not be the only prominent New Jersey Republican making his way towards the exit. “Well placed sources have exclusively confirmed to Harry Hurley that United States Congressman Frank LoBiondo will not seek reelection following the completion of Read More