Bob Hugin accepts the endorsement for U.S. Senate from the Ocean GOP. Chairman George Gilmore in the background. photo by Mike Ward
Former Celgene CEO Bob Hugin won the U.S. Senate endorsement of the Ocean County Republican Party tonight in Toms River, defeating the Ocean GOP’s 2014 nominee, Brian Goldberg, by a margin of 142-12.
“Ocean County delivers the highest number of Republican votes of any county in New Jersey and we are fully behind Bob Hugin,” said OCGOP Chairman George Gilmore. “We need a Senator that New Jersey can be proud of again, and we are confident Bob is that person. We will deliver for Bob and all of our GOP candidates on November 6th.”
“I’m honored and proud to receive the formal endorsement of the Ocean County Republican Organization,” said Bob Hugin. “My parents instilled in me the values of service to community and country at a young age. I’ve lived those values as a US Marine and business leader, and will do the same as our next United States Senator.” Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: March 6th, 2018 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Bob Hugin, New Jersey | Tags: 2018 elections, 2018 U.S. Senate election, Bob Hugin, Brian Goldberg, Charlie Cocuzza, Congressman Chris Smith, Congressman Tom MacArthur, Freeholder Lillian Burry, Freeholder Patrick Impreveduto, George Gilmore, New Jersey | 1 Comment »
WASHINGTON — U.S. House legislation to help victims of the most recent hurricanes also would help some of those who suffered losses under Hurricane Sandy. The hurricane relief bill, which awaits Senate passage, would limit to three years the time the Federal Emergency Management Agency can demand repayments from disaster victims. Thousands of letters have been… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 25th, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: Congress, FEMA, Monmouth County News | Tags: Congress, Congressman Tom MacArthur, FEMA, House of Representatives, Hurricane Sandy, Monmouth County News, Superstorm Sandy | 1 Comment »
BERKELEY — Ivanka Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are set to discuss the Republican tax reform plan in New Jersey. They’ll join Republican Rep. Tom MacArthur at the invitation-only event at the Bayville Fire Hall in Ocean County on Monday. Trump has been promoting the plan at appearances throughout the country. 9 big questions about… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: November 13th, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: New Jersey, News, Taxes | Tags: Congressman Tom MacArthur, Ivanka Trump, New Jersey, Republican Tax Plan, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin | 2 Comments »
The United States Air Force has selected Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JBMDL) to be the first military installation to to sequence its new KC-46A refueling jets, according to an announcement by Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-4)
The KC-46A is the first phase of a 3-phase effort to replace the U.S. Air Force’s aging tanker fleet. With more refueling capacity and enhanced capabilities, improved efficiency and increased capabilities for cargo and aeromedical evacuation, the KC-46A will provide aerial refueling support to the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps as well as allied nation coalition force aircraft, according to the Air Force.
This is a big win for New Jersey jobs, Smith said.
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Posted: June 6th, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: Chris Smith, New Jersey | Tags: Congressman Chris Smith, Congressman Tom MacArthur, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, KC-46A Pegasus, New Jersey, U. S. Air Force | Comments Off on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst will be first to get Air Force refueling jets
Former Asbury Park Councilman Jim Keady, left and Belmar Mayor Lawless Matt Doherty, also left
Former Asbury Park Councilman Jim Keady, the man who provoked Governor Chris Christie into his famous “Sit Down and Shut Up” rant and then asked him out to dinner was easily defeated in his bid to become the Democrat nominee for the House of Representatives in New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District.
Frederick John LaVergne will challenge Congressman Tom MacArthur the November general election. Based on unofficial results, LaVergne was the choice of 62.7% of CD-3 Democrats with 32,493 votes to Keady’s 19,347 votes.
LaVergne, who had the backing on the Burlington County Democrats, reportedly spent $600 on his primary campaign. Keady is reported to have spent $55,000.
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Posted: June 8th, 2016 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Assemblyman Dave Rible, Assemblyman Sean Kean, CD-3, Chris Christie, Congressman Tom MacArthur, Frederick John LaVergne, JerseyShoreInsider, Jim Keady, Lawless Matt Doherty, Monmouth County News, Monmouth Democratic Chairman Vin Gopal, NJ-3, Sit Down and Shut Up, Vin Gopal | Comments Off on Keady is crushed in CD-3 Dem Primary
WASHINGTON — A lawyer for the contractor helping the Federal Emergency Management Agency review Hurricane Sandy damage claims has demanded that a whistleblower and a law firm stop contacting its employees to bolster allegations that storm victims were shortchanged. The letter from Optimal Solutions and Technologies referenced Jeff Coolidge, a whistleblower who worked for a company… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: May 16th, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: FEMA, Hurricane Sandy, Monmouth County News | Tags: Congressman Tom MacArthur, FEMA, Hurricane Sandy, Jeff Coolidge, Monmouth County News, stopFEMAnow, whistleblower | 1 Comment »
Posted: May 1st, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: BRAC, Congressman Donald Norcross, Congressman Frank LoBiondo, Congressman Tom MacArthur, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst | Comments Off on N.J. lawmakers block Pentagon from possible cuts to McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
Posted: April 18th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Chris Smith, Congress, FEMA, Hurricane Sandy, Superstorm Sandy | Tags: Congressman Chris Smith, Congressman Tom MacArthur, FEMA, Fraud, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, NJ Congressional Delegation | Comments Off on N.J. delegation seeks congressional hearings on FEMA payments to Hurricane Sandy victims
Posted: April 16th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Congress, FEMA | Tags: Congressman Chris Smith, Congressman Tom MacArthur, FEMA, House of Representatives, Superstorm Sandy | Comments Off on Lawmakers vote to limit FEMA’s ability to demand repayments from disaster victims