Tag: scharfenberger

NJGOP Chair denounces “hollow” Murphy following act of political retaliation

TRENTON, NJ — Phil Murphy spent his entire 2017 campaign for New Jersey governor invoking the memory of Bridgegate as reason enough to make a change in Trenton.  Then, in the Democrat’s inaugural address, Murphy called on all New Jerseyans “to join Read More

Murphy fires Scharfenberger for skipping his press conference

By Art Gallagher _ Republican Freeholder Gerry Scharfenberger was fired from his job in the Murphy administration this afternoon. PoliticsDW broke the story. “I paid the price for not attending the press conference,” Scharfenberger said when reached by MMM.  The freeholder Read More

Middletown Township Reduces Spending and Property Taxes In 2017 Budget

The Middletown Township Committee will introduce a budget on Monday night that reduces Township spending by $161,459 and reduces the municipal tax rate by 3.49% “We’ve taken a fine tooth comb to this budget in order to develop a spending Read More

Handlin, running for Senate, pitches bill to police TTF spending

She opposed the gas tax increase. Now that it passed, Assemblywoman Amy Handlin (R-13) wants to control costs for the Transportation Trust Fund (TTF). Handlin is the sponsor of a new three bill package with a three prong approached to accomplishing Read More

POLL: Who should succeed Joe Kyrillos in LD13?

On Wednesday, Save Jersey Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney discussed some of the likely candidates to succeed Joe Kyrillos as State Senate GOP nominee in the 13th Legislative District primary next June. Democrats are already exploring their options. Which Republican on the following list Read More

Possible Kyrillos successors in LD13

Joe Kyrillos is on his way out, Save Jerseyans. In politics, that means we’re already embroiled in a “the king is dead; long live the king” dynamic. Following Tuesday’s announcement that he won’t seek reelection next year, Monmouth County GOP circles were Read More

A New Shore “Situation”

Scharfenberger ‘officially’ welcomes “The Situation” to Middletown By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino of MTV’s Jersey Shore fame, and his family opened a tanning salon in Middletown yesterday. MMM is not in the habit of giving free advertising to people who drive Read More