Maurice “Mo” Hill, the Vice President of the Toms River Township Council and a candidate for Mayor in the June 4th Republican primary, this afternoon called upon all Republican elected officials in Ocean County and New Jersey Republican Chairman Doug Steinhardt to join him in calling for the resignation of George Gilmore, the Ocean GOP Chairman and Board of Elections Chairman.Art Gallagher | Filed under: New Jersey, Ocean County | Tags: George Gilmore, New Jersey, Ocean County News, Ocean County Politics, Toms River | No Comments »
Ocean County Republican Chairman George Gilmore, also the Chairman of the Ocean County Board of Elections, has been convicted by a federal jury in Trenton on three of the six felony charges against him, according to Politico reporter Matt Friedman via twitter.
Gilmore plans to appeal the verdict and “has no intention of resigning,” Friedman reports.Art Gallagher | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: George Gilmore, Ocean County GOP, Ocean County News | 2 Comments »
New Jersey’s only Republican representative in Washington posted a strong fundraising result for the first quarter of the 2020 election cycle.
Congressman Chris Smith raised $236,494 in the quarter and has $212,194 cash on hand, New Jersey Globe reports. Since the 2018 election, Smith has raised $259,388.11.
In the first quarter of 2017 Smith raised $65,277.
Democrat Josh Welle spent $1.8 million trying to unseat Smith in 2018. Smith spent $1.5 million defending his 4th District seat and won by 12%.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Smith, Congress, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: 2020 elections, Congressman Chris Smith, Jim Keady, Josh Welle, Monmouth County News, NJ 4 | 2 Comments »
Former State Senator S. Thomas Gagliano passed away last night. He was 87.
Joe Kyrillos, also a former State Senator, announced his friends passing on facebook this morning.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: Joe Kyrillos, Monmouth County News, S. Thomas Gagliano, Senator Thomas Gagliano | No Comments »
Monmouth County residents looking for work or a new career have the opportunity to meet with over 150 employers looking for local talent on Friday, April 12 from 10 am till 1 pm at Brookdale Community College, thanks to the Board of Freeholders, Monmouth County Workforce Development Board, Monmouth County Division of Workforce Development, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Monmouth-Ocean Development Council and Brookdale Community College, Deputy Freeholder Director Patrick Impreveduto announced.
“Top employers throughout the Monmouth County area will be looking to hire qualified candidates at this spring job fair,” said Deputy Director Patrick Impreveduto, liaison to the County’s Division of Workforce Development. “The job fairs at Brookdale are one of the many ways the County directly helps residents while also working to strengthen our local businesses and companies.”Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: Brookdale Community College, Freeholder Patrick Impreveduto, Monmouth County Board of Freeholders, Monmouth County News | No Comments »
A school bus caught fire at Middletown High School North at about 7:20 this morning.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: Middletown High School North, Monmouth County News | No Comments »
Congressman Chris Smith said that the legalistic stonewalling on the part of Garden City Community College “begs the question of a cover-up” of wrong doing or negligence regarding the death of 19 year old football player Braden Bradforth.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Smith, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: Braden Bradforth, Garden City Community College, Garden City Kansas, Jill E Green, Joanne Atkins-Ingram, Kansas, Monmouth County News | No Comments »
By Freeholder Director Tom Arnone
We have a lot of exciting events and programs in the coming weeks and months. However, I want to take the time this week to write about one of our biggest and most popular events returning this weekend – Made in Monmouth!Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Things to do in Monmouth County, Tom Arnone | Tags: Arnone Report, Freeholder Director Tom Arnone, Made in Monmouth, Monmouth County News, Monmouth University, Things to do in Monmouth County | No Comments »
Proposed Rebate Rule Hands a Hefty Payday to Big Pharma Paid for by Patients AND Taxpayers
By Rich Pezzullo
There is full -fledged crisis that is not on the border – it’s in our families and can no longer be ignored. One in four Americans cannot afford their medication.
There is a controversial initiative being pushed in Washington called the Rebate Rule, which affects the ability of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) such as Express Scripts, CVS Caremark and OptumRx to negotiate rebates with drug makers for Medicare recipients. We need leaders from both political parties- including Congressman Frank Pallone, to come out and take a more vocal, stronger stand against this.Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Frank Pallone, Health Care, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: CD 6, Congressman Frank Pallone, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, NJ-6, Opinion, Rebate Rule, Rich Pezzullo | 2 Comments »
NJ.com is reporting that someone paid $15,000 on ebay for advance tickets to Avengers: Endgame at a theater in West Orange the movie’s “Opening Day” of April 26.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Atlantic Highlands, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: Atlantic Cinemas, Avengers: Endgame, Monmouth County News, Things to do in Monmouth County | No Comments »