TRENTON — Longtime Democratic state Sen. Raymond Lesniak said Thursday he’s planning to run for governor in 2017. Lesniak (D-Union) said he plans to focus “on the issues I championed in my legislative career,” and will not seek reelection to the state Senate. He’s served in the Legislature for 37 years. “I’m not running for reelection.… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: July 30th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Politics | Tags: 2017 Gubernatorial race, Ray Lesniak, Senator Ray Lesniak | 1 Comment »
TRENTON — State Senate President Stephen Sweeney said Wednesday the answer to New Jersey’s rising public employee pension debt lies in creating a trillion dollar federal loan program that will help states avoid insolvency, spare millions of government workers from economic devastation and take the pressure off state budgets. The government aid program — which Sweeney… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: July 30th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Politics, New Jersey, New Jersey State Budget, News, Pensions, Stephen Sweeney | Tags: 2017 Gubernatorial race, Federal Loan Program, NJ Pension Crisis, Senate President Steve Sweeney, Steve Sweeney | 3 Comments »
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TRENTON — No one wants to be the politician who guts spending, raises taxes or reneges on a promise. But thanks to Gov. Chris Christie and a sluggish economic recovery in New Jersey, those are the choices facing Democratic leaders in the state Legislature…
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Posted: January 23rd, 2014 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Politics, Jon Hornik, Marlboro, Monmouth County | Tags: 2017 Gubernatorial race, Jon Hornik, Jon Hornik not running for governor, Marlboro, Tommy G, Tommy G Show | 3 Comments »
Just as we predicted at the start of the year, Marlboro Mayor Jonathan Hornik has started his tour of Democratic clubs and committees around the state, not running for governor.
The Star Ledger’s Auditor reports that Hornik spoke to the Warren County Democratic Committee last week, has met with several Democratic County Chairs and plans many other such meetings, not running for governor.Posted: January 19th, 2014 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Politics, Jon Hornik, Marlboro, Monmouth Democrats, NJ Democrats | Tags: 2017 Gubernatorial race, Jon Hornick, Jonathan Hornik | 5 Comments »
Are you a political junkie weary of campaign season and tired of the barrage of television ads that have assaulted you during your favorite television shows? Ready for it all to be done? Well for those of you who’ve had enough but are not yet ready…
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