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Look at what happened on Election Day...

If you wanted to see a contrast between what we’re fighting for in Pennsylvania, Tuesday’s election results showed the difference between the continued leftward lurch by Democrats in Pennsylvania and the pro-Constitution, pro-growth, pro-freedom message of Republicans. In Pittsburgh, two Democrats heavily financed by a socialist political action committee won... Read more →

Camden County GOP Chairman On Murphy-Norcross Fight

28 years of voting for machine Democrats are to blame CHERRY HILL – Saying, “While it’s been fun to sit back and watch two heavyweight Democrats publicly tear each other apart, I can no longer remain silent” Camden County Republican Chairman Rich Ambrosino weighed in on the Democratic Party civil... Read more →

Philadelphia Bar Association Candidates Win Election; 4 ‘Recommended’ Win

Bar Association Cited as Authoritative Source for Voters PHILADELPHIA, PA (gloucestercitynews.net)– After last night's Primary Election results, in which the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention was cited as the authoritative source for information on judicial candidates on the ballot, the Association stands proud to have helped... Read more →

Guest Opinion: Murphy Crossing The Rubicon v. Norcross

By Raymond J. Lesniak Raymond J. Lesniak As the father of New Jersey’s Tax Incentives, I was taken aback when Governor Murphy falsely stated tax incentives have squandered $11 billion from the state treasury, but brushed that off as a political pitch to his far left supporters. I was again... Read more →

Pa. GOP Chairman's Update

Dear supporters, friends, and those interested in the Republican Party of Pennsylvania: With the Primary Election on Tuesday, I want to remind everyone to vote! At the top of the ticket for Superior Court, I hope you will join me in supporting Cumberland County Judge Christylee Peck and Chester County... Read more →

Somerset County Democrats LGBT Caucus Praise Municipalities Standing Up for June Pride Month

[Somerville, NJ](May 17, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net) – Beginning April 2, 2019, the Somerset County Democratic LGBT Caucus contacted all 21 municipalities and the board of Chosen Freeholders to offer to donate a sewn Rainbow Pride Flag to be raised in honor of June being recognized as LGBTQ+ Pride Month. The Rainbow Pride... Read more →

Municipal Innovation Summit A Success

Dialogue, Collaboration Key to Municipal Innovation (MADISON, NJ) – Municipal leaders and subject matter experts are calling Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurships’ May 11 Municipal Innovation Summit a huge success. More than 130 attendees participated in a half day event complete with panel discussions, networking, featured... Read more →

Green New Deal Town Hall held in Newark

NEWARK, NJ (May 19, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)--The New Jersey Sierra Club, along with SEIU, Sunrise Movement, Blue Wave and other groups, held a Green New Deal Town Hall in Newark today. Labor leaders, environmentalists and activists spoke about the bold plan to combat climate change and address inequality. They also discussed what... Read more →

NJ Sierra Club Joins Hands Across the Sand

to Protest Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plan Bradley Beach, NJ (May 18, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)--Today, New Jersey residents, NJ Assemblyman Houghtaling, NJ Assemblywoman Downey, Bradley Beach Mayor, Gary Engelstad, The New Jersey Sierra Club, Clean Ocean Action, and the Surfrider Foundation will be joining hands in Bradley Beach in opposition to offshore drilling... Read more →

Norcross: We’re One Step Closer to Ending Discrimination Against LGBTQ

WASHINGTON, DC (May 17, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)– Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) voted in favor of the bipartisan Equality Act, which passed the House of Representatives with a 236-173 vote. The Act would add to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 nondiscrimination protections on the basis of sexual orientation and gender... Read more →

NJ Assemblyman Bill Spearman: EDA investment leading Camden comeback

Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver | ON THE RECORD January 19, 2019 "People need to understand for a very very very long time because the northern legislators held leadership for decades in the legislature, a lot of resources and assets were always directed to northern communities. There is no doubt that... Read more →

Former governors, state leaders, and NJ NAACP Visit Camden City

They talked progress, local entrepreneurship, and building a strong path forward to inclusive prosperity CAMDEN CITY, NJ (May 16, 2019)--Today Governor James J. Florio and Governor Jon S. Corzine joined state leaders and the New Jersey NAACP to discuss the dramatic progress the City of Camden has made over the... Read more →

Letters to the Editor: Singh for U.S. Senate

Hirsh Singh, a young, energetic engineer, working in the aerospace and defense industry, born and raised in Atlantic County, NJ, is running against Cory Booker in 2020 for U.S Senate. Hirsh received early support and endorsements from all over New Jersey! From the New Jersey Republican National Committeeman and Committeewoman... Read more →

Letters to the Editor: Camden City Has Real Hope for the First Time in Decades

I was born in Camden 65 years ago and over my lifetime have watched its decline as businesses and residents fled the city. For the first time I see real hope for the city and its residents. This hope stems from public policy measures put in place to spur development... Read more →

NJBIA Statement on State Revenue Announcements

New Jersey Business & Industry Association President and CEO Michele N.Siekerka, Esq. today issued the following statement on state revenue announcements by the state Office of Legislative Services and Treasury. "The state tax collections announced today are encouraging, but not necessarily surprising considering the strength of the national economy, coupled... Read more →

Seeking Tips, Pursuing Justice

During Police Week, the FBI Asks for Help Finding Those Responsible for Killing or Assaulting Law Enforcement Officers Robert Rosenbloom knew the dangers that came with police work. The New Mexico State Police patrolman, who was killed during a 1971 traffic stop on Interstate 40 near Albuquerque, talked to his... Read more →


(TRENTON, NJ) - The following is a statement by Senator Troy Singleton and Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker in response to Governor Phil Murphy’s conditional veto of their “dark money” legislation, Senate Bill 1500: “To say we were disappointed to learn that the Governor planned to conditionally veto this landmark legislation via... Read more →

On The Record | Former state Sen. Ray Lesniak

(gloucestercitynews.net)(May 13, 2019)--Former New Jersey State Senator Ray Lesniak (D) released the following statement today regarding Govenor Murphy's investigation into the tax incentive monies spent on Camden City in recent years. Here are some highlights: “What Governor Murphy is doing is throwing gasoline on it and creating a political war”... Read more →

Shining the spotlight on NJ's dirty secrets of tax incentives | Kelly

Mike Kelly, North Jersey Record Try not to be shocked. New Jersey practically invented the pay-to-play system of politics and business. Remember Bergen County’s Democratic boss Joe Ferriero? He parlayed his political power into a system where all manner of businesses would receive government contracts in return for forking over... Read more →

Cannabidiol (CBD) Products and Benefits

Howell, NJ (PR MediaRelease) May 2019- At Kigh, our focus has been on developing quality products for our customers and making sure that we are able to cater to our existing and prospective customers. There are way too many brands out there today, which is making our choice for a... Read more →

NJ 101.5 Opinion: NJ still has the highest property tax in US, here’s why

Dennis Malloy May 10, 2019 It used to be a hot topic on our station. Being the state with the highest property taxes in the nation used to be the number one issue in almost any campaign for public office in New Jersey. Lately, (crickets)! Why? Maybe we've fixed the... Read more →

Chicago Archdiocese & Holocaust Museaum Denounce Farrakhan's Speech at Catholic Church

05/10/2019 | US by Joshua Gill | Religion Reporter The Chicago Archdiocese and the Illinois Holocaust Museum decried Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan’s speech at a local Catholic church, saying the church gave “hatred a platform.” Rev. Michael Pfleger invited Farrakhan, an anti-Semitic black nationalist, to speak at St.... Read more →