Chris Christie says Obama, Democrats should be careful increasing U.S. minimum wage

Chris Christie says Obama, Democrats should be careful increasing U.S. minimum wage (via NJ.com)

FAIRFIELD — A student asked Gov. Chris Christie at a town hall Wednesday what he thought of a push by President Obama and Democrats in Congress to increase the minimum wage across the U.S. to $10.10 an hour. The Republican governor — and possible…

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Posted: April 10th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Bookerism of the day

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Posted: April 10th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2014 U.S. Senate race, Cory Booker, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , | 3 Comments »

Port Authority business model is broken, report says

Port Authority business model is broken, report says (via NJ.com)

NEWARK — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is broken, according to a report issued yesterday, and unless its mission is drastically reshaped, the bi-state agency’s fortunes are more dubious than a ride on the Pulaski Skyway. The George…

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Posted: April 2nd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | 1 Comment »

Powerful nor’easter likely to deal NJ a glancing blow, spring arrives afterwards?

Powerful nor’easter likely to deal NJ a glancing blow, spring arrives afterwards? (via NJ.com)

The good news is it could be worse. While a monster of a nor’easter is expected to develop early this week, recent forecast data suggests the storm will remain far enough off the East Coast to spare New Jersey from its worst impacts. “It looks like…

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Posted: March 24th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: News, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Pezzullo Wins U.S. Senate Nod and Monmouth GOP Convention

Rich Pezzullo and Declan O'Scanlon

Rich Pezzullo and Declan O’Scanlon

Freehold businessman Rich Pezzullo has defeated Ramapo Professor Murray Sabrin from the nomination of the Monmouth GOP for U. Senate.

The final second ballot numbers were 153-101

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

Burry and Rich Are Renominated by Monmouth GOP

IMG_9217Freeholder Director Lillian Burry and Deputy Director Gary Rich took a first ballot victory over Howell Councilman Bob Walsh at the Monmouth GOP Convention this morning.

The unofficial results are:

Gary Rich 294

Lillian Burry 227

Bob Walsh 199

IMG_9214In the race for the U.S. Senate nomination, there was no first ballot winner. Murray Sabrin and Rich Pezzullo qualified for a second ballot which is now being taken.

The first ballot Senate numbers were are follows:

Rich Pezzullo  164

Murray Sabrin 105

Brian Goldberg 72

Robert Tukevage 44

 

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , | 13 Comments »

RED BANK: LIBRARY PUTS STAFF ON NOTICE

RED BANK: LIBRARY PUTS STAFF ON NOTICE (via redbankgreen)

A meeting of the Red Bank library board in the former living room of the Eisner family last month. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The Red Bank Public Library has put its entire staff on notice of possible layoffs in the face of a looming budget…

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Posted: March 11th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Red Bank, Uncategorized | Tags: , , | 2 Comments »

The race for Senate: Another Republican declines to run against Booker

The race for Senate: Another Republican declines to run against Booker (via NJ.com)

TRENTON — Yet another Republican has declined to seek the party nomination to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Cory Booker in November. Chris Isola, a marine veteran who had the backing of powerful Ocean County GOP Chairman George Gilmore, said today…

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Posted: March 7th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2014 U.S. Senate race, Cory Booker, Uncategorized | Tags: , , | 10 Comments »

Ukraine mobilises army as West warns Russia

Ukraine mobilises army as West warns Russia (via AFP)

Ukraine warned Sunday it was on the brink of disaster and called up military reservists after Russia’s threat to invade its Western-leaning neighbour risked sparking the worst crisis since the Cold War. US President Barack Obama and his Western allies…

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Posted: March 2nd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: News, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

NJ Chamber’s Walk To Washington Postponed

The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce announced this morning that the 77th annual Walk To Washington and Congressional Dinner is being postponed due the forecast of a severe snowstorm in New Jersey and Washington, DC and on the recommendation of Amtrak.

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Posted: February 12th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , | No Comments »