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Statement from Presidential Candidate Joe Sestak on Israel and Palestine

Our Embassy in Jerusalem, and the Two State Solution (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 15, 2019)--I believe a negotiated settlement based on a two-state solution is best for Israel — our closest friend in the Middle East — and for the Palestinian people. A lasting peace is in everyone's interest, including the rest of... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: PELOSI’S SELECTIVE CATHOLICISM

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a tweet from Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi: Nancy Pelosi loves to flaunt her Catholicism when it can be used to advance her political or ideological agenda. So it was when she used last Sunday’s Gospel reading, about the Good Samaritan, to... Read more →


Pallotta for Congress Announces Fundraising Quarter

Pallotta Posts Solid Fundraising Quarter Frank Pallotta Mahwah, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)— Pallotta for Congress filed today with the FEC the July 15th (Q2) Quarterly Report. “I am grateful for and so excited by the support my campaign has received since announcing my candidacy in mid-May. As I travel all across the... Read more →


League of Women Voters of New Jersey Welcomes New Leadership

At their 63rd Biennial state convention, members of the League of Women Voters of New Jersey elected a new slate of directors and officers for the 2019-2021 term. Formed the same year as the passage of the 19th Amendment, the organization celebrates their 100thanniversary in 2020. Nancy Hedinger has been... Read more →


Just The Facts New Jersey Launches Independent Only Expenditure Committee

Formed to Combat Democrat Special Interest Money TRENTON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 14, 2019)--Paperwork will be filed with the NJ Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) this week forming Just The Facts New Jersey, Inc. (JTFNJ), an independent expenditure only committee. The JTFNJ website says the committee is being formed to ‘help maintain... Read more →


Gov. Wolf issue $90M in bonds for new voting machines without legislative action

By Dave Lemery | The Center SquareJuly, 2019 There appears to be agreement among Republican and Democratic leaders in Harrisburg that something needs to be done to help defray the expenses that Pennsylvania counties face following Gov. Tom Wolf’s executive order last year requiring them to obtain new voting machines... Read more →


Old Bridge Councilman Razzoli: Enforcing Federal Laws is a Duty, Not a Choice

By Mark Razzoli When the governor and state legislature think they are arbiters of constitutional analysis, there is an intrinsic problem. There is nothing that has been debated since the Civil War that allows for the cherry picking of which federal laws to enforce, and which to opt out of... Read more →


$500K for STEM Research in South Jersey

WASHINGTON, DC (Gloucestercitynews.net)– U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $503,399 for STEM research at Rowan University and the Spreadsheet Lab Manual in South Jersey. “These grants will help advance cutting-edge projects in South Jersey and help ensure students and teachers are ready... Read more →


Hirsh Singh: Is this all just a big game for Cory Booker?

Hirsh Singh “New Jersey’s senator-turned-Spartacus-impersonator-turned-full-time-presidential-candidate Cory Booker is pledging to rename the New York Giants as the “New Jersey Giants.” Booker has apparently spent a lot of time thinking about this critical initiative to the point that he intends to leverage his “swagger, Secret Service, and the nuclear codes” to... Read more →


Bill O’Reilly on WPG Talk Radio 95.5 FM

Chris ColemanJuly 12, 2019 WPG Talk Radio 95.5 is South Jersey's home for Bill O'Reilly and The O'Reilly Update! Americans need real reporting, honest analysis, and straight talk now more than ever before. That’s why Bill O’Reilly is back with his daily radio feature, The O’Reilly Update. Tune-in as Bill... Read more →


Former Pennsylvania Congressman Sestak a late but hopeful presidential candidate

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center SquareJuly, 2019 The newest entry seeking the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination knows he has a tough road ahead. Joe Sestak, a retired Navy admiral and two-term Congressman from Pennsylvania, formally announced his candidacy last month. While most candidates threw their hats in the ring... Read more →


DePasquale, Dinniman blast Pennsylvania's $100M commitment to Keystone Exams

By Dave Lemery | The Center Square HARRISBURG, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)--It might be a relief to thousands of Pennsylvania high-schoolers to hear that there are members of the state’s image source shutterstock.com government who hate the Keystone Exams as much – if not more so – than they do. But the... Read more →


Bi-partisan bill in Pennsylvania could freeze some seniors’ school district property taxes

By Dave Fidlin | The Center Square July 2019 HARRISBURG PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Pennsylvania senior citizens’ school district property taxes could be frozen if a bill working its way through the state legislature is passed into law. State Rep. Dan Williams, D-Thorndale, and state Rep. Garth Everett, R-Muncy, are co-sponsors of the... Read more →


Avalon Council Reorganizes; Pagliughi, Juzaitis, Wierman Take Oaths of Office

Mayor Pagliughi takes his oath Council President Dr. Nancy Hudanich receives gavel from Councilman Jim Deever Councilman Sam Wierman takes his oath Councilwoman Barbara Juzaitis is sworn in (AVALON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi, and councilmembers Barbara Juzaitis and Sam Wierman were sworn in to four year terms on Avalon... Read more →


NJ News Commons: BOOKER'S BROTHER LANDS $150K ROLE WITH THIS RESUME

This is excellent reporting — just take a minute this weekend and let these details sink in. Last month, about a week before Gov. Phil Murphy visited Iowato support Sen. Cory Booker's 2020 bid for the presidency, the candidate's brother, Cary, landed a top role in the governor's administration. The... Read more →


(Video) Term Limit Advocate compares Congress to root canals/lice; Please Share

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--If there is one thing that Americans can agree on it’s that Congress is failing to do their job and term limits should become law. Sadly, I think the members of Congress will just continue to ignore the wishes of the American people and continue on as they have for... Read more →


Epstein Charged With Sex Trafficking Of Minors; Schumer Accepted $1,000's in Campaign Donations from the Pervert

Sen. Chuck Schumer — who called on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign and said President Trump should “answer” for his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein — accepted thousands of dollars in donations from the alleged pedophile throughout the 1990s, The Post has learned. (Read Article) Alleged Conduct Occurred in both... Read more →


GOP Candidate for Sheriff Calls for Grewal’s Arrest for ‘Harboring Criminal Illegal Aliens’

Anthony Gallo, a Republican candidate for Middlesex County sheriff, took to social media to blast NJ Attorney General Gurbir Grewal for chastising Monmouth and Cape May county sheriffs over their cooperation with the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. According to NJ.com, Grewal issued a directive designed to limit state... Read more →


Are Tesla Cars Good for Road Trips?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 10, 2019)--Tesla cars are starting to get increasingly popular in today’s society due to their brilliant design, and overall great performance. They are great for the environment, good looking, and an overall reliable option for the city. However, a question often arises among enthusiasts, how good are Tesla cars... Read more →


Camden County GOP Chairman: Whose Side Are The Democrats On?

New taxes, increased taxes and sweetheart tax incentive deals help no one HADDON HEIGHTS – Recently Assemblyman Lou Greenwald issued a statement asking “whose side are you on” to which Camden County Republican Chairman Rich Ambrosino wondered, “Whose side are the Democrats on?” “While it’s been somewhat amusing to watch... Read more →


NJ Politics: Singh Visits Montclair on 4th of July

This Fourth of July, I campaigned in Montclair. A town that voted over 83% for Barack Hussein Obama in 2012 and in 2016, only 11% went to President Trump. But for us to win the U.S. Senate seat in 2020, we have to be willing to compete everywhere! We took... Read more →


CBP Intercepts Pesky Pest in Peonies

Release Date: July 8, 2019 DALLAS (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 8, 2019)– U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) discovered an unwelcome pest in a shipment of peonies. CBP agriculture specialists intercepted this type of pest in a shipment at DFW. Photo credit:USDA-APHIS-PPQ, San Diego PIS.... Read more →