With New Jersey’s state government on the verge of shutting down because the Democrat controlled legislature has failed to pass a budget, Lt.Governor Kim Guadagno, the GOP nominee for Governor, has called on her Democrat opponent, former Goldman Sachs banker Phil Murphy, to intervene in the impasse.
“What is happening with the state budget is a disgusting display of Trenton politics that threatens to grind our state to a halt,” Guadagno said. “With so many problems in New Jersey from property taxes to healthcare, our leaders should be communicating with each other to pass a budget that puts the taxpayers of New Jersey first and separate the Horizon bill from negotiations so it can be thoroughly reviewed. Phil Murphy – as the head of his party – should immediately call his political bosses who are orchestrating this and tell them to stop playing politics with the lives of the people who will be hurt by a government shutdown.”
HAMILTON — The two candidates vying to be the state’s next governor delivered back-to-back speeches Tuesday night before the business community, tearing into each other with a series of barbs. Democratic Phil Murphy described a state in dire straights fiscally and in need of a strong leader to set the right course for the next generation… Read the rest of this entry »
West Long Branch, NJ- Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno pledged to the people of New Jersey that she would not seek re-election in four years if she does not keep her promise to reduce the state’s highest in the nation property taxes.
Before several hundred supporters, Guadagno said that over the last eight years as Lt. Governor she has worked to improve New Jersey’s economy. She said that more people work in New Jersey than ever before and that 1000’s of small business started in New Jersey in the last few years.
The next governor of New Jersey will be a Monmouth County resident.
The Associated Press has called the New Jersey gubernatorial primaries for Republican Lt, Governor Kim Guadagno, of Monmouth Beach and Democrat Phil Murphy, of Middletown, a former Goldman Sachs banker and former Ambassador to Germany.
TRENTON — For more than a year, Phil Murphy has campaigned to become New Jersey’s next governor, spending more than $16 million of a vast personal fortune made from over 21 years at Wall Street juggernaut Goldman Sachs. Along the way, he carefully has maneuvered around two potential Goldman thorns: Comparisons to former Gov. Jon Corzine,… Read the rest of this entry »
Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno has expanded her lead in the New Jersey GOP gubernatorial primary, according to independent poll by Stockton University released today.
Guadagno is the favorite of 37% of likely Republican primary voters surveyed between May 16 and 23, up from 29% in a Stockton poll taken April 26 though May 1. Guadagno’s surge coincides with her ads running on MMM. Just sayin’.
Assemblyman Jack Ciattarell’s support slipped 1% from 19% t0 18% between the two polls. Undecided voters declined from 41% to 31%.
Just hours before her final televised debate against Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno released a web ad that looks past the gubernatorial primaries and June 6 and slams her likely opponent for Governor in the general election, former Goldman Sachs banker Phil Murphy.
In the 51 second spot, Murphy’s competitors for the Democrat nomination for Governor, Jim Johnson, John Wisniewski and Ray Lesniak, slam for former diplomat for his outrageous campaign spending, his role in the mortgage crisis which tanked the American economy and his relationships with corporate and political “insiders.”
The second debate among the candidates for the Democrat nomination for NJ Governor will be broadcast tonight on NJTV at 8PM.
According to the latest Quinnipiac poll, former Goldman Sachs executive Phil Murphy has a commanding lead over former U.S. Treasury Official Jim Johnson, Senator Ray Lesniak and Assemblyman John Wisniewski, but over half of Democrat voters are still undecided.
The Democrat and Republican primaries will be held on June 6.