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YOUR MONEY: Millions of Dollars Sent to NJ Communities for Street Improvement

(Trenton) – The Murphy Administration today announced $13.6 million in Fiscal Year 2024 Safe Streets to Transit Program (SSTT) grants for 29 projects in 12 counties. This year’s grants represent the largest amount of funds provided in a single year for the Safe Streets to Transit Program. “We must strive to reduce congestion on our roadways and encourage our residents to consider alternate forms of transportation,” Governor Phil Murphy said. “I am committed to making New Jersey more fair and equitable, and the Safe Streets to Transit Program helps do that by providing communities the funds to improve infrastructure so... Read more →

' The RUN/51 Summit '

Detroit, Nov. 28, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vote Run Lead Action, the country’s largest nonprofit training organization for women running for political office, recently held its national RUN/51 Summit in Detroit, Michigan, for women interested in running for office and running campaigns. More than 150 women and gender-diverse people from across the country attended — joining from as far away as Puerto Rico! “We named this initiative the ‘RUN/51 Summit’ to represent that women are 51% of the population and should be 51% of our elected officials, especially in our state legislatures,” said Erin Vilardi, CEO and founder of Vote... Read more →

A Message from Congressman Donald Norcross

The narrative that you must go to a traditional 4-year college to make it in America just isn’t true. Whether you go to college, complete a job training program, or serve our great country in the military, your job is meaningful and important. As I’ve said before, we need people who “go to college, build the college, and protect the college.” I’m proud to be one of the many Americans to have gone to the “other 4-year school:” a registered apprenticeship. The opportunity to earn-while-you-learn as a union electrical apprentice allowed me to have a successful career and take care... Read more →

CNBNews Editor Faces Trespassing, Theft Charges

UPDATED November 26, 2023 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews It has been ten years since John Reynolds first published his article " A Salute to Bill "The Pen" Cleary. I read it ever so often whenever I need a pick-me-up. It is nice to be appreciated. SEE Reynolds ARTICLE BELOW Tuesday, November 21, 2023, I appeared in Gloucester City Municipal Court to answer two trespassing charges for walking around the Cold Springs Elementary School and one theft charge. I took a children's bench that I thought was trash. When I learned that it wasn't trash, I contacted the police,... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: Millions $$$ Headed to Camden City, New York City, for Recycling Education

EPA Selects Camden City, NJ and New York City Projects to Receive Recycling Education and Outreach Grants as Part of America Recycles Day NEW YORK (November 16, 2023) - Today, in conjunction with American Recycles Day, the Environmental Protection Agency selected a Camden, NJ schools project and an education campaign from the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) to receive a total of $3.2 million in Recycling Education and Outreach (REO) grants in the region. Through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and under President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, these grants focus on improving the effectiveness of residential and... Read more →

The Federal Government's Plot to Censor Americans' Political Speech

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Judiciary Committee and its Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government have released an interim staff report titled "The Weaponization of 'Disinformation' Pseudo-experts and Bureaucrats: How the Federal Government Partnered with Universities to Censor Americans' Political Speech." The report exposes how the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Global Engagement Center (GEC) of the State Department colluded with Stanford University and other entities to create the Election Integrity Partnership. This partnership was established to censor Americans' speech leading up to the 2020 election. The report further... Read more →

A Message From Congressman Donald Norcross

I am proud to have helped champion and pass the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, which President Biden signed into law two years ago today. This bill is a historic investment in our nation’s infrastructure and is improving our quality of life and creating good-paying jobs for hardworking families in South Jersey and across America. Over the past two years, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law has delivered transformative results for our community. Here are a few highlights in New Jersey: $8.1 billion to repair and improve our highways and bridges. $263.7 million to expand access to high-speed internet. $463 million to provide clean... Read more →

Republican Senator Confronts Teamster President

Mullin exchange in Senate hearing nearly leads to a brawl By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square U.S. Sen. Markwayne Mullin (right) didn't like a social media post from Teamsters President Sean O'Brien (left). Mullin defeated three challengers Tuesday night to become Oklahoma's junior U.S. senator. Wednesday, Mullin posted on a social media site, Too often, big union bosses intimidate, threaten, and bully employees and job creators to get their way. That might work on some people but not on me. Yesterday, I made it clear: in Oklahoma, you don't issue a challenge unless you're going to answer the call.... Read more →

Democratic Campaign Committee Unveils How We Won Memo

From early investments to year-round support for campaigns and caucuses, the DLCC continued its unprecedented win streak WASHINGTON – Today, one week after the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee swept every key election we contested on Election Day 2023, the DLCC unveiled our “How We Won” memo outlining how we took the steps necessary to beat Virginia Republican Governor Glenn Youngkin and win both chambers of the Virginia legislature. To read the full memo, click here. The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee invested heavily in many races, including devoting staff time and over $2.2 million into Virginia, six-figures to the Pennsylvania Supreme... Read more →

New Jersey Republicans call for audit of wind power deal

By Christian Wade | The Center Square contributor Nov 6, 2023 Wind turbines producing energy along the coastline. PH Korsart | Shutterstock (The Center Square) — The fallout over Ørsted's decision to pull the plug on New Jersey's offshore wind projects is mounting, with Republicans calling for an audit of the state's contract providing taxpayer subsidies to the Danish-owned company. Last week, Ørsted announced that it is walking away from two large offshore wind power projects off the coast of New Jersey. The move delivered a major blow to the state's clean energy plans and Gov. Phil Murphy's push to... Read more →

Douglass Mackey Needs Your Help!


On January 26, 2021–six days after Joe Biden was inaugurated– eight FBI and other law DOUGLAS MACKEY enforcement agents showed up at Douglass Mackey’s home and arrested him on felony charges with a ten-year maximum sentence. His crime: posting a Twitter meme which mocked Hillary Clinton supporters he posted almost five years earlier. Mackey had run the pro-Trump twitter account @RickyVaughn99. The government claimed his satirical posts joking about “texting to vote” constituted a conspiracy on "social media to spread disinformation relevant to the impending 2016 Presidential Election." Specifically, the government was concerned that "disinformation spread by these individuals often... Read more →

Eye-Opening Book, Follow The Pipelines: Uncovering the Mystery of a Lost Spy

From the daughter of America’s first master spy in the Middle East, Charlotte Dennett offers a different perspective on the wars raging in Israel, Gaza, and Ukraine based on decades of research into the mysterious death of her father after his top-secret mission to Saudi Arabia. Daniel Dennett was the head of counter-intelligence for the Central Intelligence Group (immediate forerunner of the CIA) when he traveled to Saudi Arabia in 1947 to determine the route of the Trans-Arabian pipeline and whether it would terminate in Lebanon or Haifa, Palestine. His plane crashed two weeks after he filed his last report.... Read more →

Based on Latest Allegation Biden Should Withdraw from Campaign Says McCormick

Lisa McCormick calls for Joe Biden's withdrawal from the 2024 Democratic nomination amid new revelations Progressive Democrat Lisa McCormick is calling for President Joe Biden to withdraw from the campaign for the 2024 Democratic nomination, citing new revelations that challenge the White House's sweeping denials regarding the President's alleged meeting with Ukrainian executive Vadym Pozharskyi. "There is every reason to believe that President Joe Biden will lose a rematch against Republican Donald Trump, despite the crimes and incompetence that surround the would-be dictator," said McCormick. "The latest revelations about Hunter Biden's improperly involving his father, while he was vice president... Read more →

A Message From Congressman Donald Norcross

Now is the time to get health care coverage for 2024. From November 1st to January 31st, you can renew, review, or enroll in health care coverage in the New Jersey marketplace at Over the past two years, I worked with the Biden-Harris Administration and my Democratic colleagues in the House to enact the American Rescue Plan and the Inflation Reduction Act, which expanded financial assistance to lower premiums and help more Americans purchase health insurance. Because of this legislation, four out of five Americans can now find plans for $10 a month or less and South Jerseyans enrolled... Read more →

Governor Murphy's Wife Considers Run for Menendez Seat

(The Center Square) — New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy is considering a run for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Bob Menendez, who is facing federal bribery charges, according to news reports. Murphy, a businesswoman and the wife of Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to file paperwork this week with the Federal Election Commission to raise money and test the waters for a campaign to seek the Democratic Party's nomination next year, the New Jersey Globe reported. Tammy Murphy introduces her husband, N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy after winning a gubernatorial race against Jack Ciattarelli. Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021,... Read more →

Peyton and Me: Visiting Mount Ephraim, Westville and Gloucester City

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ --The Black Horse Tavern at 13 Black Horse Pike, Mount Ephraim, owned by Bobby Ray Harris, is now open to the public. In 2019, Harris acquired the former Guiseppi's Restaurant. From late 2019, when he purchased it, up until this year, he has faced several challenges that have hindered him from opening the tavern. One of the challenges Harris faced was the deteriorating condition of the building that housed the old restaurant, built back in 1922. The situation was so bad that Harris had to demolish the building and rebuild it... Read more →

Early Voting Sites in Camden County

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Board of Commissioners has made it easier for its residents to vote this fall with seven in-person early voting locations set up throughout the county. “It is crucial that we ensure every resident has the ability to cast their votes,” said Commissioner Jeff Nash. “These seven locations – strategically located throughout the county – give our residents every opportunity to vote with ease this fall without worrying whether they can make it to the polls on Election Day.” Early voting begins on Oct. 28 and concludes on Nov. 5. The polls will be open from... Read more →

Finally, The Republicans Elect Speaker of the House

Mike Johnson elected speaker of the House after three weeks of infighting Members applaud Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La., left., after he was nominated as the Republican candidate, as House Republicans try to elect a speaker, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) (The Center Square) – The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to elect Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La., as speaker of the House, ending more than three weeks without a speaker and a string of chaotic meetings and votes on Capitol Hill. Johnson received multiple standing ovations from his colleagues Wednesday before securing... Read more →

How is AI improving Food Safety

Artificial Intelligence is a game-changing technology that is transforming every industry. In the food sector, AI is bringing innovation and playing an important role in food safety. From automated food temperature measurement to identifying equipment issues, AI is improving the food safety industry. Let’s discuss some key points to know how AI is improving food safety: Automated Food Temperature Measurement One important area where Artificial Intelligence (AI) is making improvements is automated food temperature measurements. Before this innovative technology, this process was manual and was prone to human errors. But today, with the help of AI, food temperature measurement has... Read more →

U of Delaware Professor: Blame Hamas Attack on Israeli Military and Biden Administration

Newswise — University of Delaware professor Stuart Kaufman says that the destructiveness of Hamas' Oct. 7 attack on Israel indicates not so much an Israeli intelligence failure as an Israeli military failure – Israeli troops failed to hold the line and were not prepared to reinforce. "It presages a bigger failure to come," said Kaufman, a professor of Political Science and International Relations. "The pressure is on to destroy Hamas, but an invasion of Gaza will be extremely bloody for both sides and will never succeed in eradicating Hamas." The situation also reveals a Biden Administration diplomatic failure, Kaufman said.... Read more →

CNB POLITICAL NEWS: McCormick is disappointed by Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s decision

LAMBERTVILLE, NJ (October 10, 2023)--Democratic US Senate contender Lisa McCormick expressed profound disappointment that presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. decided to give up on the possibility of a fair fight for the nomination after President Joe Biden's unrelenting attempts to cheat Democratic Party voters. Predicting that Republicans will capture control over the US Senate, McCormick said: "It is very likely now that Donald Trump will win and not because Bobby Kennedy is a spoiler but because Joe Biden is a cheater." "Republicans have been cheating and using obscene measures to secure and maintain power in the wake of a... Read more →



GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (October 9, 2023)(CNBNews)--Mark your calendars! The job fair hosted by Volunteers of America Delaware Valley is taking place at Gloucester Township Senior Center, located at 1261 Chews Landing Rd, on October 19th and 23rd, from 1 PM to 5 PM. Don't miss out on this opportunity! For more information, click here!: Atlantic City, NJ Division IMPACT Specialists Safe Return Program Coordinator AC Navigational/Safe Return Safe Return Barnegat, NJ Division IMPACT_Specialist Safe Return Bridgeton, NJ Division Employment Co-ordinator - Safe Return Safe Return IMPACT Specialist Safe Return Program Coordinator AC Navigational/Safe Return Safe Return Burlington, NJ Division... Read more →

U.S. Senator Menendez (DNJ) May Lose State Pension

New Jersey Republicans seek to strip Menendez of state pension By Christian Wade | The Center Square contributor A worry Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., departs the Senate floor in the Capitol, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023, in Washington. Menendez, who is facing federal charges of bribery, met with the Senate Democratic Caucus on Thursday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Menendez is eligible for a $50,000 pension for his years as mayor of Union City. Alex Brandon | AP Photo (The Center Square) — New Jersey Republicans are pushing to strip embattled Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez of his state pension as he fights federal... Read more →

Love Your Money:

Gloucester City Mayor/Council's Telephone Bonus

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Columnist GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 6, 2023)(CNBNews)--A few days ago (10/4/2023 at 2:09 pm) Senator John Kennedy (no relation to President Kennedy) was asked during a Fox interview what he thinks the average American feels about our politicians. In his usual Southern drawl, he replied "The average American wonders how a politician found his way out of the birth canal." So true. These feelings don't apply only to federal politicians. Every now and then a politician comes along - local, county and state included who actually makes sense and seems to have something greater than himself... Read more →

Omnibus Juvenile Justice Reform Bill Finally Moves Out of Committee

Over Two Years Since Bipartisan Juvenile Justice Taskforce Recommendations Release, Juvenile Law Center heralds the passage and urges the House and Senate to act on behalf of children in the Commonwealth. Pennsylvania State House, Harrisburg, Pa. (CNBNews files) Philadelphia, PA (September 27, 2023) – Today the Pennsylvania House Judiciary voted HB 1381, Representative Dan Miller’s Juvenile Justice Reform omnibus package, out of committee and to the full House floor. The move represents the most action towards comprehensive juvenile justice reform the Commonwealth has seen in over two years since the release of a bipartisan report with recommendations from the Pennsylvania... Read more →

Washington Democrats Continue to Call for Menendez to Resign

By Christian Wade | The Center Square contributor Sep 26, 2023 Democratic Sens. Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Martin Heinrich of New Mexico and Jon Tester of Montana, top from left, have all called for the resignation of Sen. Bob Menendez. AP Photos (The Center Square) — New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker on Tuesday joined a chorus of calls from top Democrats for Sen. Bob Menendez to resign after he was indicted last week on bribery and corruption charges. In a statement, Booker called the allegations against Menendez, D-N.J., and his wife Nadine "shocking" and... Read more →

(VIDEO)For the Second Time in 8 Years U.S. Senator Menendez (NJ-D) Charged with Numerous Crimes

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Democratic Governor Murphy says Menendez should resign. "The severity of the allegations has compromised Menendez's ability to represent his constituents effectively." NEW YORK, NY (SEPTEMBER 22, 2023)(CNBNews)--On September 22, 2023, a grand jury indictment was released accusing U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, a Democrat and senior Senator from New Jersey, of committing numerous crimes. The indictment alleges that Menendez engaged in a corrupt relationship with three businessmen from his state and, along with his wife Nadine Menendez (also known as Nadine Arslanian), accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes from Wael Hana, Ida "Will"... Read more →

NFIB New Jersey Endorses Pro-Small-Business Candidates for Legislature

TRENTON, N.J. (September 19, 2023) – The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s leading small business advocacy association, has announced its slate of incumbent endorsements for the New Jersey Senate and General Assembly in this year’s legislative elections. NFIB NJ State Director Eileen Kean today released the bipartisan list of candidates, which was selected by NFIB New Jersey PAC, the state’s most influential and effective small business political action committee. “More than ever, New Jersey small businesses need strong representation and legislative champions in Trenton,” said Kean. “I am delighted to recognize leaders for our Main Street job... Read more →

Introducing New Jersey Lieutenant Governor Tahesha L. Way

Governor Phil Murphy has announced Secretary of State Tahesha L. Way as the next Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey. In a ceremony on September 8th in the New Jersey State House, Lieutenant Governor Way was sworn in to her new role, which she assumes after the passing of Lieutenant Governor Sheila Y. Oliver on August 1st, 2023. Lieutenant Governor Way comes to the position with over two decades in public service. In addition to fulfilling her duties as Lieutenant Governor, she will also continue to serve as Secretary of State. Read more →

YOUR MONEY: Ocean County Receives $1.9M Grant in EPA Funding to Promote Less Waste

THE GOVERNMENT HAS NO MONEY OF ITS OWN... IT'S YOUR MONEY THEY ARE USING TO FUND THE PROJECTS MENTIONED BELOW William E. Cleary Sr., CNBNews Editor ===================== New Jersey Also Slated to Receive Funding for Statewide Efforts NEW YORK (Sept. 13, 2023) - Today, in the first ever U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) funding under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), EPA announced that Ocean County, New Jersey has been selected to receive $1.9 million dollars. New Jersey is also slated to receive over $490,000 to support its ongoing efforts to sustainably manage materials and generate less waste. Ocean county will... Read more →


People are unreasonable, illogical and self-centered, ​ ​Love them anyway! If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives, ​Do good anyway! If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies. ​Succeed anyway! Guest Opinion The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow, ​Do good anyway! Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable, Be honest and frank anyway! ​The biggest men with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men with the smallest minds, ​Think big anyway! People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs. Fight for some underdogs anyway! What... Read more →

South Jersey Residents! MEET AND GREET YOUR CANDIDATES Sunday September 10

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 10, 2023)(CNBNews)--Today, Clyde Cook, a candidate for the NJ 5th District Senate, along with Joe Miller and Yalinda Pagan, who are running for NJ State Assembly, will be present at the American Legion Post 135 from 3 PM to 5 PM. The Post is located at 434 Cumberland Street. You are invited to join the candidates for a casual Meet and Greet session, where you can ask questions and get to know where they stand on the issues that impact you, your family, and your community. Refreshments will also be available. Read more →

Proud Boys Leader Sentenced to 22 Years in Prison for Seditious Conspiracy

The former national chairman of the Proud Boys was sentenced today for seditious conspiracy and other charges related to the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. His actions and the actions of others disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress that was in the process of ascertaining and counting the electoral Enrique Tarrio, with Afro-Cuban roots, served as the chairman of the Proud Boys, a far-right neo-fascist group. Allegedly the organization is notorious for promoting and engaging in political violence in the United States, between 2018 and 2021. However, in May 2023, Tarrio, along with three... Read more →

Mildred "Millie" Piscopio, of West Collingswood Hts., age 83, Member of the Belles of St. Mary's

West Collingswood Heights- Millie passed peacefully on August 31, 2023, at the age of 83. Born in Camden, NJ she was the daughter of the late Daniel F. and Mildred M. (Eckerle) Lynch. Cherished mother of Linda J. Piscopio, Joseph P. Piscopio (Lisa); loving grandmother of Daniel, Christian, Nola and Grace. She is also survived by her life-long friends, Ginny Horn and Sandra Andreas as well as many nieces and nephews. Millie was also predeceased by her husband of 57 years Joseph S. Piscopio. Millie worked for several years as a secretary for the Quarter Master - National Cemetery Supervisor... Read more →

Why Is This Still Happening?

Boyertown Pa Man Arrested for Allegedly Assaulting Officer on Jan. 6 at Capitol

Defendant Allegedly Sprayed Police Line with a Chemical Irritant Recent reports from the George Washington Program on Extremism reveal that the FBI has arrested a total of 940 individuals in connection to the events of January 6. Out of those, 43 have been convicted, 481 have pleaded guilty, and 382 are currently awaiting trial. While most of those awaiting trial have been released on bail, some are being held in prison, some for over two years. Around 40 such prisoners are being held in the D.C. prison, but it's unclear if there are more in other locations. It's been 33... Read more →

Board of Elections in need of poll workers and temporary employees

Camden County Residents (Gloucester Township, NJ) – In accordance with National Poll Worker Recruitment Day on August 23, the Camden County Board of Elections is looking for poll workers for the upcoming election in November. By law, board workers must be registered to vote, and either be Democrat or Republican. An unaffiliated voter may choose to work for either party as a board worker. Training is mandatory and a board workers must be retrained every two years. Board workers are paid $300 for each Election Day. For more information call (856) 401-VOTE (8683). “This is a great opportunity for our... Read more →

A Message from Congressman Donald Norcross

As you may know, New Jersey has begun a year-long process of renewing Medicaid eligibility for everyone enrolled in NJ FamilyCare. If you are a member of NJ FamilyCare, you should expect to receive a mailer with instructions on how to reapply for Medicaid coverage. Everyone deserves access to high-quality, affordable health care, so I want to share important information with you to make sure that you can continue to stay insured: Make sure NJ FamilyCare has an accurate current address. You can confirm or update your contact information by calling NJ FamilyCare at 1-800-701-0710. Keep an eye out for... Read more →

A Message From Congressman Donald Norcross

As you may know, New Jersey has begun a year-long process of renewing Medicaid eligibility for everyone enrolled in NJ FamilyCare. If you are a member of NJ FamilyCare, you should expect to receive a mailer with instructions on how to reapply for Medicaid coverage. Everyone deserves access to high-quality, affordable health care, so I want to share important information with you to make sure that you can continue to stay insured: Make sure NJ FamilyCare has an accurate current address. You can confirm or update your contact information by calling NJ FamilyCare at 1-800-701-0710. Keep an eye out for... Read more →

THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY : The Start of Political Nepotism in the City of Gloucester City

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Investigative Reporter GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (SEPTEMBER 13, 2023)--Nepotism is new in Gloucester City if 1933 is considered new. The City Council, on November 10, 1933, approved using the Civil Service plan for getting and keeping employees. Before that, there were actually two police departments, two fire Departments, etc. However, only one group worked at a time, as there was a Democratic structure and a Republican structure. If the Democrats won the general election in town, the Democratic employees went to work, and the Republicans were unemployed. Some years it was the opposite. Here is a portion... Read more →

Memories of Gloucester City: The 3PM Manhattan Gang

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (August 7, 2023)(CNBNews)--When I saw John Barron's name in the comments section today, it reminded me of the 3 O'clock Manhattan gang that was active in Gloucester City in the late 70s and 80s. This exclusive group consisted of local businesspeople, politicians, and residents who would gather between 3 and 4 PM most weekdays. They would convene at either John Lincoln's Brown Street residence or Henry Barron's Highland Boulevard home to discuss local and national events. So what is a Manhattan, you ask? A Manhattan is a cocktail made with whiskey,... Read more →

Democrat Special Council Indicts Trump Again

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square 1 hr ago (The Center Square) - Former President Donald J. Trump is facing four new federal charges accusing him of conspiracy and obstructing the 2020 general election. The indictment, filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, said that despite having lost, Trump was determined to remain in power. The former president is accused of spreading lies about the election "to make his knowingly false claims appear legitimate, create an intense national atmosphere of mistrust and anger, and erode public faith in the administration of the election," the indictment read.... Read more →

LOVE YOUR MONEY: NJ Lottery Financial Results for FY 2023

TRENTON (July 20, 2023) – The New Jersey Lottery Commission held its July Commission meeting today and announced its unaudited results for the Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) that ended June 30. Sales for the year totaled $3.72 billion, the highest in Lottery history. As of June 30, the Lottery has contributed $1.13 billion in profits to the State for FY23. This is the largest contribution in Lottery history. The Lottery has contributed over $1 billion in profits to the State every year since FY18. The Lottery’s sales and the contribution to the pension system are unaudited and preliminary. The Lottery... Read more →

Sen. Ed Markey and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez June 2023 Porkers of the Month

Citiz­­ens Against Government Waste (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) our June 2023 Porkers of the Month for wanting to spend trillions of dollars more for their latest “Green New Deal” scheme. Congress has already approved hundreds of billions for “Green New Deal” projects, but Sen. Markey and Rep. Ocasio-Cortez want even more. Their reintroduction of the “Green New Deal” is full of outrageously expensive programs. It calls for replacing all fossil fuel and nuclear power with solar energy which would require 18.7 billion solar panels and... Read more →

From the Desk of Commissioner Jonathan Young: My Opinion on Affirmative Action Ruling

The statement below is by Commissioner Jonathan Young regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling on Affirmative Action. The U.S. Supreme Court’s ban on affirmative action in college admissions is a disastrous setback for racial equality in America. I have dedicated my career to fighting for economic opportunity and developing our workforce, both as a commissioner and as an advocate for organized labor. Affirmative action leveled the playing-field for countless students of color in Camden County and beyond—students who otherwise would have been denied the economic opportunities their white classmates enjoyed. Eliminating it is, as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg wrote,... Read more →

A Guide for New Business Owners

After spending what felt like countless hours writing out your business plan, figuring out your niche and determining your structure, it's finally time to open shop, however, you're a little unsure of what to do next. You may also be nerve-wracked about how everything is going to turn out. But there's no need to worry as you couldn't have come to a better place. We've prepared information to help new business owners find their footing and keep their operations running smoothly. Here's your guide to succeeding as a new business owner. Keep Track of Your Competition Something that many new... Read more →

The 2024 US Election: All We Can Bet On Is A Media Circus

The next Presidential Election is barely on the horizon, but already the eyes are turning to November 2024 and what it could mean for the nation and our communities. The media, both social and mainstream, is poised to whip up a fervor for the benefit of their ratings. This always makes it hard to see through the noise and make an accurate prediction of who will be sitting in the White House, and what direction our economy and our communities will take. Right Now, It Is Anyone’s Guess The race is usually tight in Gloucester County. The voters have picked... Read more →

Trump Pleads Not Guilty to 37 Count Indictment

By Brett Rowland | The Center Square 23 hrs ago (The Center Square)June 13, 2023) – Former President Donald Trump pleaded not guilty Tuesday to 37 counts that allege he kept sensitive military documents, shared them with people who didn't have security clearance, and tried to get around the government's efforts to get them back. WASHINTON POLITICS Trump's arraignment at the Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Courthouse was largely procedural except for heightened security, lots of media coverage and hundreds of supporters outside the federal courthouse in Miami. The 49-page indictment laid out the charges against Trump and his valet and... Read more →

Upset in Brooklawn's Democratic Primary Race

BROOKLAWN, NJ (June 7, 2023)(CNBNews)--The Primary Election held in Brooklawn on June 6, 2023, saw Colin MacAdams, a Democratic Challenger, emerge victorious, securing 104 votes. This was a clear win over the council incumbents Jerry Granstom (95) and Michael Mevoli (84), as well as the newcomer Jeffrey Haller (68). It is worth noting that Mevoli, who previously served as the mayor, was among the defeated candidates. The election featured two available seats. Read more →

CNBNews Washington Politics: Conservative PAC Launches Fact-Check-Left-Wing Lies and Deception

TAMPA, Fla. – Representatives for a FACTS in Politics, a new national political action committee (PAC) headquartered in Tampa, announced the PAC’s launch Thursday and their plans to hold politicians accountable for lies and deception. FACTS in Politics PAC will evaluate the truthfulness of statements made by politicians, mainstream media outlets and social media influencers based on biological and Biblical truths. For example, it is a basic Biblical truth that God created man and woman. Thus, a man cannot become a woman. Such simple, unadulterated truths are not up for debate, and any such debate would have been considered laughable... Read more →