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Two Prominent Democrat Mayors Say Murphy Should Veto Public Records Bill

Gov. Murphy should veto public records bill, say mayors of N.J.’s two biggest cities by Sophie Nieto-Munoz, New Jersey Monitor May 22, 2024 The mayors of the state’s two largest cities are calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to veto a controversial bill sitting on his desk that would revamp the state’s public records law. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop, who are both running for the Democratic nomination for governor in 2025, criticized the bill as a step backward for government transparency and accountability. The measure would make numerous changes to the Open Public Records Act... Read more →


New Jersey Governor Murphy Allows Cities and Towns to Raise Property Taxes, Exceed CAP

(The Center Square) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a package of bills that will allow cities and towns to consider overrides of a local property tax cap to offset proposed funding cuts to some school districts. A key provision of the Democratic-led proposal would allow school districts to exceed the state’s 2% cap on property tax levy hikes by leveraging portions unused in previous budget cycles. It would also create a Stabilized School Budget Aid Grant Program under the state Department of Education to provide grants equal to 45% of a school district’s state school aid reduction... Read more →


VanDrew's Bill that Punishes Illegal Aliens Who Assault Cops Okayed by House

Washington, DC - Yesterday, Congressman Van Drew's bill, the Detain and Deport Illegal Aliens Who Assault Cops Act, passed through the House of Representatives. This bill is part of a package of bills that have been passed by the House that reinforce immigration law to ensure that any illegal that assaults an American or commits a crime is permanently detained until they are deported. This bill was brought to the floor during Police Week, where we honor the sacrifice of the men and women of our law enforcement who lay their lives on the line every day to ensure our... Read more →


Arguments under way in Menendez Trial

Did he take bribes, or was he duped by his wife? by Dana DiFilippo, New Jersey Monitor May 15, 2024 After a slow start, Sen. Bob Menendez’s corruption trial hit warp speed Wednesday, with the defense team using opening arguments to blame everything on his wife and ending the day by demanding a mistrial. With 12 jurors and six alternates seated after two and a half days of questioning, the case kicked off after lunchtime with prosecutor Lara Pomerantz methodically outlining the 18-count indictment against Menendez — a Democrat and New Jersey’s senior senator — and two of his co-defendants,... Read more →


TRUMP'S RALLY IN WILDWOOD, OVER 100,000 PEOPLE IN ATTENDANCE

CORRECTION! William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews WILDWOOD, NJ (May 11, 2024)(CNBNews)- On Saturday, former President Donald Trump spoke to an estimated 100,000 people on the beach near the North Wildwood area of the island not Convention Hall. Trump told the public that our nation had lost its way under Joe Biden. “We are going to save our country, our nation, we will demolish the deep state, drive out the communists, we will never give in, with your support, we will evict Joe Biden, the worst president in our nation’s history. Together, we will make America great again. Trump’s plane... Read more →


Will Weather Conditions on Saturday Effect President Trump's Rally?

WHAT...For the Coastal Flood Advisory, up to one foot of inundation above ground level expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. For the Coastal Flood Warning, one to two feet of inundation above ground level expected in low- lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. * WHERE...In Delaware, Inland Sussex and Delaware Beaches. In New Jersey, Cape May and Atlantic Coastal Cape May. * WHEN...For the Coastal Flood Advisory, from 8 PM this evening to 2 AM EDT Friday. For the Coastal Flood Warning, from 8 PM Friday to 4 AM EDT Saturday. * IMPACTS...At the moderate coastal... Read more →


Ike's Hook 'em Early Fishing Event Held at Martins Lake, Gloucester City

BY CNBNews Staff photos provided GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 8, 2024)(CNBNews)--The Ike's Hook 'em Early fishing event was held at Martins Lake in Gloucester City on Saturday, May 4. Over 50 kids participated in the contest, most of whom lived in Gloucester City. The non-profit foundation distributed a Flambeau Tackle Box and an Ike's Abu Garcia rod and reel to each child. The Ike Foundation's objective is to introduce the sport of fishing to children in both urban and rural areas. Through this, they aim to instill in them a strong love and respect for the outdoors that will last... Read more →


CNBNews Exclusive: The Concerted Effort By The Left to Shut Down Free Speech is Spreading

BY CNBNEWS STAFF GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (MAY 6, 2024)--In 1993, the United Nations declared a special day to highlight the significance of journalism in free societies. It was CNBNews graphic file named World Press Freedom Day, celebrated every year on May 3rd. Its purpose is to emphasize the essential role of journalism in promoting transparency and democracy. However, The Guardian reports a new study finds political attacks on press freedom, including the detention of journalists, suppression of independent media outlets, and widespread dissemination of misinformation, are on the rise. The findings stem from the annual World Press Freedom Index published... Read more →


CC Commissioners Lambaste

Eastern Regional School Supt. for Allowing Pro Palestinian Walkout During School Hours

Robert S. Cloutier Superintendent Eastern Camden County Regional School District 1401 Laurel Oak Road Voorhees, NJ 08043-4304 Dear Superintendent Cloutier, We are outraged by the decision of Eastern High School to permit a “Pro-Palestinian” walkout during school hours and call upon you to cancel this event. The student walkout is an intentional effort to create a hostile and isolating environment for Jewish students, the majority of whom support Israel as an integral part of their identity. Your administration’s failure to recognize—and, instead, to actively promote—this hostility ignores the consequent danger it poses to all its students. We note that the... Read more →


U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) May Pin Blame on Wife

by Dana DiFilippo, New Jersey Monitor April 17, 2024 Sen. Bob Menendez, set to face federal trial next month in a wide-ranging corruption scheme, may pin blame for his criminal troubles on his wife, a newly unredacted motion shows. New Jersey’s senior senator may testify about conversations he had with his wife, Nadine, who’s also indicted along with three businessmen accused of bribing the couple for Menendez’s influence, to “decrease any inference of culpability on Senator Menendez’s part,” defense attorneys wrote. Menendez and co-defendants Wael Hana and Fred Daibes are set to go to trial in May on allegations that... Read more →


SKY NEWS Video: Joe Biden's Cognitive Decline Continues

"I Made It Clear To Israelis - Don't Move on Haifa," Joe Biden (You know, Haifa - that city in Israel...) SOURCE SKY NEWS 56,885 views Apr 18, 2024 Sky News host Rita Panahi claims President Joe Biden’s “cognitive decline” is hitting “new lows” as she reacts to his latest gaffes. In one video, the President appeared to confuse the Israeli city Haifa with Rafah in Gaza. “I made it clear to Israelis, don’t move on Haifa,” President Biden said. President Biden also bizarrely claimed cannibals ate his uncle after his plane crashed. However, Pentagon records state the aircraft plunged... Read more →


Is Ranked-Choice Voting Coming to New Jersey

Support grows for ranked-choice voting in municipal, school board elections by Sophie Nieto-Munoz, New Jersey Monitor April 18, 2024 As the fight over the county line unfolds, some lawmakers say now is the time to bring ranked-choice voting to local elections in New Jersey. With federal judges ordering county clerks to use a new kind of ballot for June’s Democratic primaries, this is “exactly the time to have this conversation,” said Sen. Andrew Zwicker (D-Middlesex). Source CNBNews graphic file “If we’re changing the ballot design, flip the switch to do the whole thing at once, and let’s change how people... Read more →


New Jersey General Assembly Passes Hurricane Ida Homeowner Mortgage Reliel Bill

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats would bolster support for storm-impacted residents in their efforts to rebuild (Trenton) – Legislation that would establish mortgage payment relief and foreclosure protection for certain homeowners impacted by the remnants of Hurricane Ida passed New Jersey’s General Assembly on Monday. Bill A2294, sponsored by Democratic Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez and Assemblymen Roy Freiman and Chris Tully, would direct servicers to grant mortgage forbearance to storm-impacted homeowners. In late summer 2021, Hurricane Ida brought torrential downpours and severe flooding to New Jersey, impacting homes, businesses and infrastructure across the state. The effects of Hurricane Ida displaced thousands... Read more →


The Public Hanging of Donald Trump Continues

First seven jurors picked in Trump hush money trail By Brett Rowland | The Center Square Apr 16, 2024 U.S. President Donald J. Trump shakes hands of well-wishers gathered to greet him upon his arrival at the North Dakota Air National Guard Base, Fargo, N.D., Sept. 7, 2018. U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. David H Lipp (The Center Square) – Efforts to pick a jury continued Tuesday, the second day of former President Donald Trump's historic criminal trial. Trump is the first president to face criminal charges, which he described as a politically motivated prosecution designed... Read more →


Margaret Moellers, of Audubon, age 95, formerly of Gloucester City

On April 7, 2024, age 95. Of Audubon. Formerly of Gloucester City. CNBNews graphic files Loving mother of William McNeece (Andrea), Timothy Duffy (Kate) and the late Christopher Duffy. Cherished grandmother of David McNeece (Susannah), Nicole McNeece, Nicholas Cook and Beckham Duffy and great-grandmother of Grayson, Henry and Bodhi. Born in Vienna, Austria to the late Franz and Aloisia Guggenberger At Margaret’s request, services will be private at this time. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Margaret’s memory to Serenity Hospice, 56 Georgetown Road, Bordentown, NJ 08505. Please memo, Margaret Moellers. Condolences and Memories may be shared... Read more →


Van Drew Introduces Package of Bills to Strengthen Infrastructure

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Van Drew introduced two pieces of legislation — the Bridge Protection Act and the Francis Scott Key Bridge Disaster Taxpayer Reimbursement Resolution — aimed to strengthen America's infrastructure system and ensure that taxpayers do not bear the burden of disasters caused by private companies. "The collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge is a tragedy that will have a lasting impact on the future of America's infrastructure system," said Congressman Van Drew. "As we navigate the aftermath of this disaster, we must work to put safeguards in place to ensure that this can never happen... Read more →


Congressman Andy Kim Lands Major Endorsement

MOORESTOWN N.J. – Today, Congressman Andy Kim announced that he received the endorsement from the United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW), Region 9, in his race for the U.S. Senate. UAW Region 9 works to improve and protect the wages, health care, pensions, work hours, and work conditions of all UAW members, in addition to improving workplace health and safety conditions and accomplishing necessary reforms by using bargaining power. They also vote and work for the election of candidates to pass improved laws in the interest of all workers. “UAW Region 9 represents so many in... Read more →


You're Invited! Gloucester City Republican Spring Kick-Off Dinner

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 5, 2024)--The Gloucester City Republican Committee Spring Kick-Off Dinner at Vitale's Italian Restaurant, 942 Ninth Street, Thursday, May 9th from 6 PM to 9 PM, costs $39.95 per person, 3-course dinner, cash bar. Book tickets online by Thurday, April 25 at GCGOP.net Read more →


NJ Senator Menendez Wont Run For Re-Election As A Democrat

(The Center Square) (March 27, 2024)— Embattled New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez says he won't be seeking reelection as a Democrat this year but is leaving open the possibility of running as an independent candidate. In a video posted on social media, Menendez, 70, said he won't resign from office and expects his "exoneration" from multiple federal indictments he is facing by the summer, allowing him to run in November’s general election. "Unfortunately, the present accusations I am facing — of which I am innocent and will prove so — will not allow me to have that type of dialogue... Read more →


Sarlo's Wild Claim About OPRA

Sen. Paul Sarlo, who seeks to take a hatchet to the state Open Public Records Act, claims creeps have used the law to try to obtain video of children on playgrounds. (Sarlo photo by Hal Brown for New Jersey Monitor) by Terrence T. McDonald, New Jersey Monitor March 13, 2024 I’m on the hunt for some OPRA perverts. Allow me to explain: Sen. Paul Sarlo made an alarming claim last Monday in Trenton, where lawmakers were set to advance a bill of his that would revamp — critics say gut — the Open Public Records Act. That’s the law that... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: Dud Suggest A Bull Riding Contest Should Decide The Election

BY SLIM RANDLES This whole election process just doesn’t work for me,” Dud said, sipping his coffee. “There’s no way we can tell who is best for the job.” Doc, being the senior member of the Mule Barn truck stop’s world dilemma think tank, looked kindly at Dud. “Well, haven’t you been reading what each guy stands for, Dud?” Dud shrugged. “Sure. But I firmly believe they only tell you what you want to hear. They’re the best, and the other guy is going to take you straight to ruined aspirations.” “Ruined aspirations?” piped up Steve, the cowboy with the... Read more →


Affordable Housing Plans in New Jersey Face GOP Blowback

(The Center Square) — A New Jersey proposal to expand affordable housing is facing pushback amid concerns that it would set unreasonable mandates on many local governments. The proposal, which recently cleared the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee with a favorable vote, calls for overhauling the state's decades-old affordable housing law and shelling out $16 million to local governments to help cover the cost of expanding the infrastructure needed to support more housing. Senate President Nicholas Scutari, one of the bill's primary sponsors, said the goal is "to develop more affordable housing in our state and strengthen the system... Read more →


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Are Changes Coming to Mail Delivery in South Jersey?

I have many concerns about the Postal Service’s proposed changes to the South Jersey distribution center and the potential impact it may have on delivery times, small businesses, and jobs across the region. From an electric bill or mail-in ballot to a lifesaving prescription or COVID-19 test, we all know how important timely mail delivery is to our daily lives. South Jerseyans deserve more transparency when USPS wants to make significant changes that will impact its services. Wednesday’s hearing, which was not advertised with adequate notice and is occurring during most people’s normal work hours, is also extremely concerning. Holding... Read more →


Tammy Murphy’s Campaign Fueled by Big Money

MOORESTOWN N.J. – This morning, another headline shows that First Lady Tammy Murphy’s campaign continues to be powered by those seeking to use campaign funds to stay in favor with the NJ State Government, especially as the budget process kicks off. The story in today’s Star Ledger (below) shows hundreds of thousands of dollars have poured into Murphy’s campaign account by “contractors and lobbyists with business at the Statehouse.” This is in contrast to Kim’s campaign, which as of the last filing, consisted of 92% of donations received being $100 or less, with $0 coming from the support of corporate... Read more →


Businessman Pleads Guilty to Bribing U.S. Senator Menendez (D. NJ); Will Cooperate with Prosecutors

by Dana DiFilippo, New Jersey Monitor March 1, 2024 One of the businessmen accused of bribing Sen. Bob Menendez entered a surprise guilty plea on Friday in federal court in Manhattan. Jose Uribe, an insurance broker, was indicted for giving Menendez’s wife, Nadine, cash in 2019 for a down payment on a Mercedes-Benz convertible and making payments until authorities served search warrants on Menendez’s home in June 2022. Uribe had pleaded not guilty in October, but Friday, he appeared with his attorneys in court before Judge Sidney H. Stein to change that plea, waive his right to a trial, and... Read more →


Thousands' Watch Irish Parade in Gloucester City

photos provided GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (MARCH 3, 2024)(CNBNEWS)--Today, over 1,000 people gathered along the streets to watch the Gloucester City Irish Parade. The parade featured many organizations, including the Gloucester City Republican Party, with four candidates running for election in November. The party's candidates include Anthony Kates for Ward 1, Pattie Kropp for Ward 2, Sandy Reed for Ward 3, and James Muller for At-Large. RELATED: Reed List Reasons for Seeking Office Apart from the Republican Party, other participants in the parade included the Gloucester High School Color Guard, NJSP on Horseback, Gloucester City Old Timers String Band, Grand Marshall... Read more →


Two People Shot to Death in Fairmount Park

PHILADELPHIA, PA (March 2, 2024)(CNBNews)--Officer Tanya Little, spokesperson for the Philadelphia Police Department reported today that on Friday night, at approximately 10:58 pm, officers in the 22nd District responded to a radio call for a "Hospital Case" at 3800 Mount Pleasant Drive in Fairmount Park. Upon arrival, officers were met by medics on-site attending to two victims on the roadside, both of whom suffered fatal gunshot wounds. The victims have been identified as 49-year-old Thurston Cooper of 15xx Chew Avenue and 38-year-old Krystina Chambers of 5xx Devereaux Avenue. Philadelphia Fire Department medics pronounced both victims dead at the scene at... Read more →


GOP Releases Names of Council Candidates; Reed List Reasons for Seeking Office

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 27, 2024)(CNBNEWS)--The Gloucester City Republican Committee has announced its slate of council candidates for the November 5, 2024 election. The list includes: Anthony Kates Ward 1 Patti Kropp Ward 2 Sandy Reed Ward 3 James Muller Council At-Large Third Ward candidate Sandy Reed gave the following reasons for seeking office. 1. We have a housing issue in our town. Over 70% of the properties are rentals, and most of those landlords don't reside in Gloucester City or nearby. 2. We need to start cleaning up our town. Stop crimes before they happen and prosecute the criminals... Read more →


Senator Booker Tours African Health Clinic

U.S. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey Tours CFK Africa Health Clinic in Kenya Booker visits Tabitha Medical Clinic in Kibera, Africa’s largest informal settlement NAIROBI, KENYA – CFK Africa, an international nonprofit with offices in Kenya and the U.S., hosted U.S. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey on Monday, Feb. 19, at its health clinic serving residents of Kibera, Africa’s largest informal settlement situated on the outskirts of Nairobi. Booker visited CFK Africa’s Tabitha Medical Clinic, a full-scale medical facility in the heart of Kibera, Kenya, that hosts one of the largest urban infectious disease surveillance platforms established by... Read more →


Gustafson Seeks First Congressional Seat

Claire“I put time, effort, sweat and treasure into building an organization, always supporting other candidates and campaigns.” COLLINGSWOOD – Claire Gustafson Republican candidate for Congress today formally declared her candidacy for United States House of Representatives in New Jersey’s First Congressional District on video via social media and on her campaign website, clairefornj.com. “It’s true. This is a tough district.” Claire Gustafson said, “That’s why I put time, effort, sweat and treasure into building an organization, always supporting other candidates and campaigns.” Gustafson continued, “It’s not that any of the others in this race are bad, anyone is better than... Read more →


$157 Million for NJ Water Upgrades

NEW YORK (Feb. 20, 2024) – Today, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced over $157 million from Biden's Investing in America agenda for New Jersey drinking water and clean water infrastructure upgrades. While the State Revolving Funds have been a foundational source of water infrastructure investments since 1988, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, under the Biden-Harris Administration is infusing an additional $50 billion—the largest such investment in American history. Almost half of this funding will be available as grants or principal forgiveness loans, ensuring funds reach communities who have been historically disinvested in, and most in need of, water infrastructure... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering:

Graffiti Vandals Paint Broadway Building; Twin Bar Repairs Underway

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor CNBNews photo FEBRUARY 10, 2024 Related: Broken Windows WHO WOULD DO SOMETHING LIKE THIS? Angad S. Guglani, the owner of the former Coffee Corner property, kept repeating that question as Peyton and I stood there staring at the graffiti sprayed in white paint on his building. Guglaini said he recently spent Angad S. Guglani $30,000 on fixing up the outside of the building, located at the corner of South Broadway and Market Street. He planned to spend another $30,000 on paving the parking lot that adjoined the building. Guglani’s business, Cooper Square Acquisitions,... Read more →


NJ Politics: Voters approve of Governor, but Independents Against First lady’s Senate bid

by Nikita Biryukov, New Jersey Monitor February 6, 2024 Nearly half of New Jerseyans approve of Gov. Phil Murphy’s job performance, though more said they did not approve after being told First Lady Tammy Murphy is mounting a bid for the U.S. Senate, according to a new Fairleigh Dickinson University poll. The poll found Murphy’s job approvals were nine points above water, 46%-37%. Just over three-quarters of Democrats, 76%, gave Murphy the thumbs up, while only 17% of Republicans did the same. “The governor can’t run for re-election, but these numbers still matter,” said Dan Cassino, the poll’s director. “High... Read more →


FORMER PRESIDENT OF ATLANTIC CITY COUNCIL ARRESTED FOR ELECTION FRAUD

BY: NIKITA BIRYUKOV - FEBRUARY 1, 2024 /New Jersey Monitor Political Organizer and Former President of City Council of Atlantic City Charged with Submitting Fraudulent Mail-In Ballots CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (FEBRUARY 1, 2024)(CNBNews)– An Atlantic County, New Jersey, man was arrested today for his role in procuring, casting, and tabulating fraudulent mail-in ballots submitted in the Nov. 8, 2022, general election, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Craig Callaway, 64, a former member and president of the City Council of Atlantic City and a political organizer who assisted campaigns for elected offices in New Jersey, is charged in a criminal... Read more →


NJ Politics: Atlantic County Republicans Say Holtiec Campaign Contributions Should Be Returned

Atlantic County Republicans: All Campaign Contributions from Holtec Should be Forfeited and Board Members Investigated for their Role CNBNews graphic file CAMDEN CITY, NJ (February 2, 2024) (CNBNews)--With the news that Holtec, Camden City, has agreed to a $5 million fine from the State of New Jersey in exchange for avoiding criminal prosecution for inaccurate statements on an application for tax credits through the New Jersey Economic Development Agency, Atlantic County Republicans called for all campaign contributions from Holtec to be forfeited from every politician that took the money. Rather than giving the money back to Holtec, it should be... Read more →


Melinda Castro Ciattarelli Will Not Run For Senate

HILLSBOROUGH – Melinda Castro Ciattarelli, who was testing the waters to gauge the viability of a run for US Senate, today announced she will not seek a seat in the United States Senate and released the following statement: “I am thankful to all who were supportive of a run for US Senate and those who reached out with encouraging words. At this point in my life my wellbeing and the wellbeing of my family are my priority. I have always focused on the wants and needs of others, especially those I care about the most. “My morals, principles and values... Read more →


Group Launches Ad Campaign Pushing for Federal School Choice Tax Credit

National School Choice Week: Campaign advocating for passage of the Educational Choice for Children Act to expand school choice to all 50 states Click here to watch ad WASHINGTON, DC—The Invest in Education Coalition (IIEC), a national school choice advocacy group, launched a TV and digital ad campaign for National School Choice Week, that advocates for the passage of the Educational Choice for Children Act (ECCA). The ads feature stories of school choice beneficiaries who support the federal Educational Choice for Children Act that they say will ensure that every child can get access to the educations options that best... Read more →


DeSantis Departure Leaves Trump With 19-Point Lead In NH

Suffolk University/Boston Globe/NBC-10 Tracking Poll: BOSTON—Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’s Sunday announcement suspending his presidential bid left former President Donald Trump with a 19-point lead (57%) ahead of former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley (38%) one day before New Hampshire’s Republican primary, according to a new Suffolk University/Boston Globe/NBC-10 tracking poll of likely New Hampshire Republican primary voters. The tracking poll, which consists of a two-day rolling average, is the sixth of seven daily tracking surveys that will be released each morning ahead of the New Hampshire primary. To adjust for DeSantis suspending his campaign, the DeSantis voters from Saturday’s sample... Read more →


Will Murphy Keep Your Child From Graduating?

Dorothy Philbin l CNBNewsnet Columnist Gloucester High School (CNBNews photo) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 21, 2024)(CNBNews)--This is not a joke. It is not even a threat. It is a law (A1181/S205) signed by Governor Phil Murphy today, Friday, January 19, 2024. The law states "to make the completion of a financial aid application form a prerequisite to graduation for public high school and charter school students in New Jersey." Gloucester City High School just got a long-awaited and badly needed center for trades programs for those who don't want to go to college but want to learn entry-level skills for... Read more →


DC Politics: Majority of Americans disapprove of Biden's job as president

Republicans slightly outperform Democrats in the race for Congress President Joe Biden responds to a question from a reporter from the South Lawn of the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023, in Washington, as he returns from Boston. Jacquelyn Martin | AP Photo (The Center Square) – With presidential primary season under way, the majority of Americans disapprove of the job President Joe Biden is doing as president, according to a new poll. The Center Square’s Voter’s Voice Poll found that 59% of likely voters disapprove of the job Biden is doing as president, while 39% say they approve of... Read more →


(video) What Really Happened on January 6

Source: The Epoch Times NEW YORK, NY (January 16, 2024)(CNBNews)--“The Real Story of January 6,” a documentary by The Epoch Times, reveals the truth that has been hidden from the American people. While a narrative has been set that what took place that day was an insurrection, key events, and witnesses have been ignored until now. The documentary takes an unvarnished look at police use of force and the deaths that resulted in some measure from it. The film asks tough questions about who was responsible for the chaos that day. With compelling interviews and exclusive video footage, the documentary... Read more →


Mother of Daughter who was Raped/KIlled by Illegal Immigrant Testifies before House Panel

WASHINGTON, DC (January 18, 2024)(CNBNews)-The House Panel is conducting an impeachment inquiry into Alejandro Mayorkas, Homeland Security Secretary, for his failure to secure the United States border. On Thursday, January 18, 2024, Tammy Nobles, from Maryland, testified before the committee about her daughter, Kayla Hamilton' being raped and killed by a M-13 member. Republicans on the Committee argued that Mayorkas, 64, is guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors by not enforcing federal immigration laws and misleading Congress about the Biden administration’s border control. Kayla Hamilton STATEMENT OF TAMMY NOBLES January 18, 2024 Ms. Nobles. Thank you to the Members of... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: State of Pennsylvania Funds $40 Million to replace Diesel Trucks with EVs

By Anthony Hennen | The Center Square January 11, 2024 Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) — The diesel-to-electric vehicle conversion continues as Pennsylvania coughs up the funds for localities and trucking companies to make an upgrade. The Department of Environmental Protection announced on Wednesday$40 million in grants to 16 applicants to replace aging diesel vehicles with EVs. The grants come from the $119 million Pennsylvania was awarded from a 2016-2017 settlement with Volkswagen after the company skirted emission rules. “Clean air is crucial in ensuring a healthy environment,” DEP Interim Acting Secretary Jessica Shirley said in... Read more →


Washington DC: Pentagon Reveals Reason for Defense Secretary's Secret Surgery

WASHINGTON DC POLITICS WASHINGTON DC (January 12, 2024)--Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin underwent surgery in December 2023 for prostate cancer, the U.S. Department of Defense disclosed on Jan. 9. Doctors from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, identified the cancer through laboratory tests in early December. They decided to perform an operation to treat and cure it. Mr. Austin went to the center on Dec. 22 and underwent a “minimally invasive surgical procedure” to treat and cure prostate cancer, the doctors said. He was under general anesthesia. House votes to overturn job-killing joint-employer rule After experiencing complications including... Read more →


Suffolk University Iowa Poll: Trump Maintains Strong Lead,

Haley Surges Into Second BOSTON—Four days before Iowa’s Republican Caucus, former President Donald Trump is still the clear GOP favorite in that state, although former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley has gained enough ground to pull into second place ahead of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, according to a new Suffolk University poll of likely Republican caucus-goers. Trump, with 54%, led Nikki Haley, with 20%. Ron DeSantis trailed with 13%, followed by Vivek Ramaswamy, with 6%, and Chris Christie, with 2%. Christie announced Wednesday, after the survey was completed, that he would drop out of the race. The poll was conducted ahead... Read more →


Jersey City Council President Endorses Congressman Kim for Senate

MOORESTOWN N.J. – Today, Congressman Andy Kim has announced the endorsement of Jersey City Council President Joyce Watterman to become the next U.S. Senator from New Jersey. First elected to the City Council in 2013, Watterman has proven to be an instrumental figure during her tenure, using her lifetime of experience living in Jersey City to deliver for her constituents. “I’m so excited to bring Congressman Kim to Jersey City and Hudson County,” said Watterman. “I am tired of people dictating to us who we are going to vote for. It’s time that we tell everyone else who we want... Read more →


Biden Ahead of Trump in New Hampshire

Suffolk University/USA TODAY/Boston Globe Poll: Biden Leads in NH, Most GOP Voters Still Loyal to Trump Fears over the future of democracy motivating many voters, survey shows BOSTON—President Joe Biden is leading former President Donald Trump among likely New Hampshire voters, holding a lead of more than seven points, according to a new Suffolk University/Boston Globe/USA TODAY poll. But committed Republican primary voters still prefer Trump by some 20 points to the next closest candidate, former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, and appear likely to vote for him in the January 23 primary contest there. Haley has gained steam with GOPers... Read more →


Former Democratic President Bill Clinton Named in Epstein's Court Documents

Clinton named in unsealed Epstein court documents By Sarah Roderick-Fitch | The Center Square Jan 3, 2024 Ghislaine Maxwell, Epstein’s close associate and partner, denied Clinton ever visited Epstein’s private Caribbean Island. Former President Bill Clinton speaks during election campaign rally for Governor Kathy Hochul at BKLYN Studios in New York on November 5, 2022. lev radin | Shutterstock.com (The Center Square) – Former President Bill Clinton is among several high-profile names identified in nearly 1,000 pages of unsealed court documents stemming from a defamation lawsuit related to Jeffrey Epstein. The documents released out of the Southern District Court of... Read more →