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Monmouth Democrat wants NJ Transit ethics job, Creates his own ethical controversy

Marlboro Mayor Jon Hornik inducts Bob Salman into the Monmouth Dem Hall of Fame. Middletown Mike photo.

A prominent Monmouth County Democrat who wants the newly created position of chief ethics officer at New Jersey Transit finds himself in a self induced ethical controversy after an email he sent to other Democrat leaders was leaked to Politico.

Bob Salman, 79 of Marlboro, served as Inspector General of the Department of Transportation during the McGreevey/Codey and Corzine administrations.  Governor Christie appointed him to the Council on Local Mandates.  He is a member of the Democrat State Committee and is an inductee of the Monmouth Democrat Hall of Fame.

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Posted: December 26th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, NJ Democrats | Tags: , , , , , , , | 13 Comments »

Election Day Predictions 2018 —New Jersey will make the country wait

Bob Hugin speaking with Middletown Republicans. photo by Art Gallagher

U.S. Senate

Bob Hugin will have a 25,000 vote lead over Senator Bob Menendez tonight but a winner will not be declared until November 20.  Ballots post marked today and delivered by the post office by Thursday evening are to be counted under Governor Murphy’s new election law. There will be a record number of provisional ballots to be verified and counted or not.  There will be counts, recounts, lawsuits and reviews of security cameras at the North Bergen and Jersey City Post Offices before the final outcome is known. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: November 6th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | 7 Comments »

Facing anger and tears at town hall, Phil Murphy vows to fix N.J.’s school funding woes

The town hall crowd showed up Wednesday night in Willingboro to lambaste Gov. Phil Murphy over how New Jersey will dole out aid to public schools in his first state budget proposal. There was worry and anger. Some told Murphy he had let them down. One woman cried, and her 7-year-old son asked the Democratic governor… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 7th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Education, New Jersey, New Jersey State Budget, Phil Murphy | Tags: , , , , | 4 Comments »