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DiMaso elected President of National Foundation for Women Legislators

Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso

Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso was elected President of the National Foundation for Women Legislators on Friday in Washington during the organization’s 80th annual conference.

NFWL is a non-partisan  501c3, educational foundation for elected women on the state, county, and municipal levels. Its is to provide strategic resources to elected women for leadership development, exchange of diverse legislative ideas, and effective governance through conferences, state outreach, educational materials, professional and personal relationships, and networking. They encourage the election and/or appointment of women to public office.  Membership is automatically granted to the over 5000 elected women throughout the United States on the state, county and municipal levels.

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Posted: November 17th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Serena DiMaso | Tags: , , , , | 36 Comments »

Jon Bramnick’s Political Playbook

“Our message in New Jersey as Republicans has always been one of fiscal responsibility and civility,” said Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick (R-21) in an interview with WNYC radio. “I want people to know that as a Republican in this state, I want to respect people and bring people together. And, if that message is not coming from Washington, it is going to come from me.”

Bramnick, like Kevin Bacon in Animal House, is preparing to take another beating and to politely ask for more.

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Posted: November 14th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, NJ GOP, NJ State Legislature | Tags: , , , | 11 Comments »

Released From Middlesex County “Sanctuary,” Illegal Alien Kills Three in Missouri

The Middlesex County Department of Corrections released Luis Rodrigo Perez from custody last February, in defiance of an Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) detainer issued by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in December.

Luis Rodrigo Perez, got a gun from Sabrina Starr, right, used it to kill his former roommates and then Starr the following day, according to Missouri authorities.  photo via Starr’s facebook page

Perez, 23, shot and killed three people in Springfield, Missouri last week, according to Missouri law enforcement authorities.

“Yet again, an ICE detainer was ignored and a dangerous criminal alien was released to the streets and is now charged with killing three people,” said ICE Acting Executive Associate Director Corey Price. “Had ICE’s detainer request in December 2017 been honored by Middlesex County Jail, Luis Rodrigo Perez would have been placed in deportation proceedings and likely sent home to his country – and three innocent people might be alive today. It is past time that localities realize the perils of dangerous sanctuary policies and resume their primary goal of protecting their residents.”

Perez was being held in the Middlesex County Jain on domestic violence charges.  Unnamed Middlesex County officials are quoted by NJ.com  blaming ICE for Perez’s release, explaining that their policy is not to hold illegals who haven’t killed or maimed anyone yet.

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Posted: November 11th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments »

Fort Monmouth Tech Company Honored For Employing Veterans

 

Josh Welle should apply to work here.

AASKI Technology, Inc.  of Tinton Falls has been honored by the Department of Labor with the HIRE Vets Medallion for its leadership in recruiting, employing, and retaining America’s veterans, Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ4) announced on Thursday.

The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (HIRE Vets Act or the Act) was supported by Smith and signed into law by President Trump on May 5, 2017.  The Act created to program which recognizes and honors small, medium and large employers throughout the nation.

AASKI, a Woman and Minority Owned Business founded in 1997, was one of 239 companies recognized during the demonstration phase of the HIRE VETs program in 2018.

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Posted: November 9th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Fort Monmouth Tech Company Honored For Employing Veterans

Will Vote By Mail Ballots Be Counted Tonight?

MMM is hearing that there is a movement within at least three county Boards of Elections to stop counting Vote-By-Mail ballots that are in house at 10 pm tonight, rather than complete the count on election day, as is required by statute.

A Court Order is required to stop the count of VBM ballots, according to Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giodano Hanlon.

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Posted: November 6th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: 2018 Elections, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | 3 Comments »

The Evans Family Rallies For Congressman Chris Smith

Ashley Evans, a 17 year old Howell  resident, has been  fighting back against the lies being told by Josh Welle in his ads against Congressman Chris Smith since she came across one on YouTube a few weeks ago.

Smith rescued Ashley and her sister Sophia from the Republic of Georgia during the Russian invasion of the county in 2008.

Ashley and her parents, Joseph and Teah have seen telling their story and rallying support for Congressman Smith since they saw Welle’s deceitful attacks.

Prompted by Joe’s comment on MMM on Friday, I caught up with Ashley and Teah during a Karate competition in Jackson on Saturday afternoon.   See their videos below:

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Posted: November 5th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, Congress, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on The Evans Family Rallies For Congressman Chris Smith

Josh Welle Applied To Work In The Trump Administration Last Year

Josh Welle is full of surprises

Josh Welle, the Virginia registered voter running against Congressman Chris Smith in the 4th Congressional District of New Jersey, applied to the Trump Administration’s first class of White House Fellows, MMM learned today.  He was a finalist for the position, interviewed by the Commissioners of the program, but was not one of the fourteen fellows announced by the Trump White House on September 20, 2017 .

Welle filed to be a candidate for Congress on October 7, 2017, 17 days after the White House Fellows were announced without his name on the list.

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Posted: November 3rd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , | 20 Comments »

Josh Welle prepares to fight the enemy in food stores and restaurants

Candidate chants for victory In Jackson and Allentown–towns he called racist

The congressional candidate who proclaimed last winter that the people of Howell, Jackson, Allentown and Millstone “are not there yet” in the fight against racism and discrimination, this week visited Jackson and told his small group of supporters gathered in private home that there are enemies in this country lurking in food stores and restaurants.

sign language for crazy

Josh Welle, the young Virginia registered voter trying to turn his life around by getting elected to congress in New Jersey, told the guests of Jackson resident Henry Walker that he is one of 20-25 military veterans throughout the country who are running for congress “… because some of the enemies are here in our own country. “Now they don’t wear a uniform,” Welle said with bended knee, “and you don’t always know what the look like, but you can hear it,” he said as he used the international sign language gesture for crazy, “you can sense it at a food store or at a restaurant.”

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Posted: November 3rd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | 3 Comments »

Bob Hugin for US Senate in 2018

By Greg Kelly, MonmouthBeachLife

The borough of Monmouth Beach has a notable history of connections with United States Senators. At least two have lived there.

Bob Hugin

The first, Alexander G. Cattell, represented NJ in the U.S. Senate from 1866 to 1871. The other, William W. Barbour, was a U.S. Senator for NJ from 1931 to 1943. Both men were Republicans.

Cattell was one of the area’s first major developers as part of the Monmouth Beach Association. He owned a large house on Ocean Avenue. Barbour, a borough native born in July 1888, also served as Rumson’s mayor. He was the son of Colonel William Barbour, who was also an original developer of MB.

A little more digging showed me that the daughter of Senator H. Alexander Smith (a Republican who served NJ from 1944 to 1959) was married at the St. Peter’s Church of Galilee in town. She married a member of the Dominick family, which would produce its own senator, Peter H. Dominick, a Republican who served Colorado from 1963 to 1975. And one more — the uncle of Senator Nicholas F. Brady (a US senator for NJ during 1982) owned a large house on Ocean Avenue in MB.

So Monmouth Beach knows something about US senators.

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Posted: November 2nd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

Extended Hours At Elections Office In Freehold

The Monmouth County Clerk’s Election Office and the Board of Elections Office, both located at 300 Halls Mills Road in Freehold Township, have extended their hours to accommodate voters who are not able to make it to the polls on Tuesday.

These offices are open Friday November 2 from 8:30 a.m.till 8 p.m. and on Saturday November 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Registered voters can apply for a Vote by Mail ballot at the Clerk’s Office and then go down the hall to the Board of Elections office to cast their ballot during these hours and on Monday, November 5 from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.

By NJ law, the deadline to apply for a Vote by Mail ballot is 3 .pm. on Monday.

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Posted: November 2nd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Extended Hours At Elections Office In Freehold