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HIRSH SINGH: "Shame on Phil Murphy"

Hirsh Singh Calls for Opening NJ and Exposes Democrat Infiltration of GOP LINWOOD, NJ — Hundreds of people joined Republican candidate for United States Senate Hirsh Singh in chanting "Shame on Phil Murphy" at Point Pleasant in New Jersey, which was the site of the 'Freedom March of NJ' on Memorial Day. A number of speakers and supporters gathered at the site of the protest to demand that New Jersey be opened immediately, but the star of the show was easily Hirsh Singh, who enthused... Read more →


Harrison: Wellpath Continuously Cited For Mental Health Violations and Neglect

“Mental Health Advocate” Amy Kennedy Continues to Duck and Dodge Association with Corrupt Health Care Company [May 27, 2020 – Longport, New Jersey] Amy Kennedy’s links to Wellpath continue to come under fire, as mounting information has now been publicly levied showcasing the company’s mental health practices, including depriving patients with mental illness of their psychotropic medication and lacking needed mental health services in a variety of locations around the country. Since first announcing as a candidate for Congress, Kennedy has made mental health the... Read more →


Gloucester County Republican Freeholder Candidates Say it’s Time To Smartly Reopen

It’s time state government stops picking winners and losers MULLICA HILL – Gloucester County Republican freeholder candidates George W. Shivery, Jr., Chris Konawel and Nick DeSilvio said today it is time to “let commonsense prevail and smartly get the state reopened.” “While we acknowledge there has been some progress made toward reopening, far too many folks are still out of work, still having issues with unemployment and struggling to pay their bills, as a state we have to do better.” George W. Shivery, Jr. said,... Read more →


New Jersey needs 'post-mortem' on COVID-19 response, Says Murphy

but the state still trying to 'save lives' By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – A “post mortem” is needed on the state’s coronavirus response but “we’re still working 24/7 to save lives,” New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday as the state Senate plans to establish a commission to review the state’s handling of COVID-19. A vote on the commission will come in the next few weeks, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senate Republican leader Tom Kean said in a... Read more →


WalletHub Study: NJ The State With The Worst Health Infrastructure for COVID-19

COVID-19 has exposed weaknesses in the country’s healthcare system, from supplies to staffing to bed counts, but issues have been far from uniform across the U.S. To find out which states were most prepared going into the pandemic, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on the States with the Best Health Infrastructure for Coronavirus, as well as accompanying videos. To identify which states have the best health infrastructure, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 14 key metrics. Our data set ranges from the... Read more →


Primaries Being Held in Eight States June 2

Marielle Bricker / Ballotpedia via The Center Square Eight states are holding statewide primaries on June 2, 2020: Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Montana, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, and South Dakota. CNBNews graphics file \Four states did not originally plan to hold primaries on this date, but postponed them amid the coronavirus pandemic. Maryland and Pennsylvania’s primaries were originally scheduled for April 28, Indiana’s primary was scheduled for May 5, and Idaho’s primary was scheduled for May 19. Three states are holding their primaries largely by mail... Read more →


POLITICS: Kennedy Environmental Protection Policy

Brigantine, NJ – Today, Amy Kennedy, candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s second district, released an Environmental Protection Policy, detailing her commitment to addressing the impacts of climate change on South Jersey while creating new jobs and economic opportunity through clean energy. Kennedy pledges to protect coastal communities, including fighting for the infrastructure South Jersey needs to protect shorelines, reforming and strengthening the national flood insurance system, and fighting to block oil drilling off of New Jersey’s shoreline. Additionally, Kennedy is committed to transitioning to... Read more →


Kennedy Responds to Jeff Van Drew’s Appointment to Trump Campaign Fundraising Committee 

Instead of raising money for Trump, Van Drew should be fighting to get more money and resources for South Jersey Brigantine, NJ- Today, NJ.com reported that Jeff Van Drew is one of only 22 House Republicans appointed to the “House Congressional Captains” program that will help raise money for Donald Trump’s re-election campaign. Amy Kennedy released the followingstatement: With 100,000 Americans now dead from coronavirus and people across South Jersey struggling to stay safe and pay the bills, it is outrageous that Jeff Van Drew... Read more →


SJ Leaders Call for Reopening Plan/Timetable for Atlantic City and Other Low Impact Regions

Immediate Action Needed To Prevent Economic Collapse Trenton - Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington), Deputy Assembly Speaker John Burzichelli (D-Gloucester) and Assemblymen John Armato (D-Atlantic) and Vincent Mazzeo (D-Atlantic) today called upon Governor Phil Murphy to immediately issue actionable plans with specific timetables for the reopening of Atlantic City and other regions of the state that have seen far fewer infections from COVID-19 than harder hit counties. Neighboring states have all begun implementing phased regional re-openings based on medical data, but New Jersey has yet to... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Investigate Cuomo!

by Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor May 21, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue is calling for a federal investigation of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo: New York Rep. Elise Stefanik has called for an independent federal investigation of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's response to the way he handled the coronavirus pandemic in New York's nursing homes. We second that. Cuomo is responsible for the nursing home scandal: nearly 6,000 men and women have died in New York State nursing homes as a result of coronavirus,... Read more →


LAWSUIT: Pennsylvania Counties Have 800,000 Ineligible Voter on Registration Lists

The legitimacy of more than 800,000 names on the voting rolls in three Pennsylvania counties is being questioned in a lawsuit by conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch, but the left-wing group Pennsylvania Common Cause has motioned to dismiss Judicial Watch’s claims, saying these voters aren’t ineligible, they are just inactive. Ineligible voters are people who have died or who have moved and are living in another county and/or state. A registered voter also gets classified as inactive after not voting in two federal elections and... Read more →


What Has Happened To Our Beloved America?

Earl Foster | Guest Columnist (Gloucestercitynews.net)--What has happened to our beloved America? The one known "Land of the free, home of the brave" has now become "Land of the frightened, home of the easily controlled" over a virus. Couple this with the misinformation, media and political manipulation that has driven Americans into a frenzy of fear that has left them hiding in their homes afraid to go out at all, while the Government is busy releasing inmates from prison, furthering their political agendas, and helping... Read more →


Congressional Candidate Harrison Announces Casino/Tourism Recovery Plan

[May 19, 2020 - Longport, New Jersey] When the COVID-19 first broke, the United Stated witnessed nearly 1000 commercial and tribal casinos shuttered their doors in less than a week, with more than one million employees throughout the country affected by the pandemic Locally, the month prior to the pandemic, the Atlantic City casino industry extended its streak of gaming revenue increases to 20 consecutive months, with total gaming revenue by the city’s nine casinos reaching more than $270.5 million in January, a nearly $50... Read more →


A Message from Rep Norcross

Last night, the House of Representatives passed a $3 trillion relief bill to continue to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, while protecting and supporting families and ensuring our frontline heroes have the resources they need to continue saving lives. Now, the Senate must act swiftly and pass this legislation so that New Jerseyans can receive the relief they need. I want to provide you with an update on what’s included in the Heroes Act. Specifically, the bill: Commits another $75 billion for the testing, tracing and... Read more →


GUEST EDITORIAL: TRUMP - Existential Threat to New World Order

Written by James D. Veltmeyer, MD The ongoing attacks by the political establishment on President Donald Trump –which began even before he was elected – are without parallel in history. The savagery, frenzy, and outright hysteria displayed by the President’s enemies within the Democrat Party, the media, and the various power centers of the globalist elites have no prior precedent. This President has been spied on, lied about, made the subject of phony foreign dossiers, insulted, ridiculed, scorned, mocked and threatened. We have witnessed Hollyweird... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Speaker Pelosi and Democrats Declare War on Catholic Schools

May 18, 2020 Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest attack on Catholic schools: Gloucestercitynews.net files Rep. Nancy Pelosi, who boasts of her Catholic schooling, is now seeking to cripple Catholic schools. She has money in her bill, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act, for illegal aliens and sanctuary cities, but wants to rescind funding for Catholic schools that were granted money by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The United... Read more →


NJ Urging Voters to Mail Primary Ballots

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – A limited number of polling places will be open for New Jersey’s July 7 primary, but the majority of votes cast are expected to be by mail, Gov. Phil Murphy said. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic file Residents who are affiliated with the Democratic or Republican party will receive a postage-paid ballot in the mail, while those without a party affiliation will receive a ballot application, Murphy said at his Friday news conference. “In addition to the... Read more →


Congressional Candidate Harrison Takes Issue with Health Care Company Wellpath

Amy Kennedy Continues to Dodge Questions Regarding Health Care Company [May 18, 2020 –Longport, New Jersey] --Brigid Callahan Harrison, Democratic candidate for New Jersey’s second congressional district released the following statement: Twenty-six days ago, the NJ Globe first reported that during the first quarter of her political campaign, Wellpath, a corrupt, for-profit, out-of-state, health care company, placed Amy Kennedy’s husband, former Congressman Patrick Kennedy on their Board, while also bundling thousands of dollars to her campaign. Wellpath has been notorious for providing fatally poor care... Read more →


Cape May Point Store Owner Cited for Violating Gov's Mandate; Police Feel Disrespected

source Sunset Beach Gift Shop (Gloucestercitynews.net)CAPE MAY POINT, NJ (May 18, 2020)—Lower Township Police were summoned to the Sunset Beach Gift Shop, Cape May Point on Saturday by an anonymous person who alleged the store owner was operating his gift shop and miniature golf course in violation of the Governor's COVID-19 executive order. An argument between the police and business owner and the business owner's son ensued. Police Chief William Mastriana issued the following statement today about the incident. In response to recent reports on... Read more →


Camden County Republican Chair Wants Pre-Checked VBM Applications Investigated

HADDON HEIGHTS – Camden County Republican Chairman Rich Ambrosino added his voice to the organization’s county-wide candidates’ complaint about the County Clerk’s office mailing of pre-checked vote-by-mail applications. After learning the County Clerk’s office mailed applications for vote-by-mail ballots to all registered voters in Camden County with “ALL FUTURE ELECTIONS, until I request otherwise in writing” pre-marked with a red check Camden County Republican candidate for Surrogate, Kimberley Stuart and candidates for Freeholders Nicole Nance, Jennifer Moore and Johanna Scheets asked if the Camden County... Read more →


VIDEO: Meet the 4 Families who Control Calif.

Gloucestercitynews.net-Alex Jones, the owner of NewsWars, is the producer of the video. Mainstream sources have described Jones as a conservative, far right, and a conspiracy theorist. Jones has described himself as a libertarian and a paleoconservative. He indicated his support for Donald Trump during the presidential campaign in 2016 also denouncing Trump's rival Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. ~ source Wikipedia Read more →


Governor’s Endorsement Of Biden Should Be Deemed Unacceptable

Murphy and Norcross should withdraw Biden endorsement or pack their bags and leave COLLINGSWOOD – Claire Gustafson, Republican candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s first congressional district, said today that “Governor Phil Murphy should have applied the same standard to Tara Reade’s allegation of sexual assault by former Vice President Joe Biden as he did Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s allegation against Justice Brett Kavanaugh.” “During Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings Governor Murphy, in a tweet, said of Christine Blasey Ford, ‘The presumption that she is... Read more →


Pennsylvania Protestors Gather at Harrisburg

By Christen Smith | The Center Square May 15, 2020 (The Center Square) – Pennsylvania will lift some pandemic restrictions in a dozen more counties next week as demonstrators gathered on the Capitol steps Friday to protest the ongoing lockdown. “Through our social distancing efforts, we have not only reversed a trajectory of exponential new case growth – we have cut it in half,” Gov. Tom Wolf said. “And some of the counties that will be shifting into the yellow phase next week eliminated concerns... Read more →


JERSEY SHORE TO BE OPEN THIS SUMMER

CNBNews TRENTON, NJ (May 15, 2020)--Governor Murphy announced this morning the Jersey Shore will be open this summer. Murphy said, "The Jersey Shore will be open in time for Memorial Day Weekend, with social distancing guidelines in place. The shore is central to our Jersey identity. We want to ensure that families can safely enjoy it this summer. " There was no mention by Murphy that the shore is essential to our economy. And, the businesses on the boardwalks, bars, motels, hotels, rooming houses, etc.... Read more →


New Record for Women Candidates for U.S. House

As of today, 490 women have filed as candidates for U.S. House seats, a new record high, according to the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University. This surpasses even the record-breaking 2018 midterm election, in which 476 women filed to run for House seats. In 14 states, filing deadlines have yet to pass. Much of the surge in candidate filings at this point in the 2020 cycle has been driven by Republican women. Thus far, 195 GOP women have filed for House... Read more →


CASH FOR CITIES LAW: State Democrats Propose Plan to Borrow Money without Taxpayers Consent

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. COLLEEN O'DEA | MAY 13, 2020 | Two measures pending in state Assembly would allow towns and counties to borrow to get past the crisis TRENTON NJ (May 13, 2020)--Local governments in New Jersey may get the option to borrow in order to pay salaries and other bills and at the same time blunt property-tax... Read more →


Is The Camden County Machine Preparing To Stuff November Ballot Boxes

Voters received pre-checked Vote-by-Mail applications from County Clerk HADDON HEIGHTS – Camden County Republican candidate for Surrogate, Kimberley Stuart and candidates for Freeholders Nicole Nance, Jennifer Moore and Johanna Scheets asked if the Camden County Clerk’s office mailing of pre-checked vote-by-mail applications was a way to stuff the ballot boxes come November. At issue is the County Clerk’s office mailed applications for vote-by-mail ballots to all registered voters in Camden County with “ALL FUTURE ELECTIONS, until I request otherwise in writing” marked with a red... Read more →


Rep. Norcross Discusses Food Security with Del Monte and Holt Logistics Officials

CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) joined representatives from Del Monte Fresh Produce and Holt Logistics Corp. today to discuss their food donations to our local communities and the work they have done for our local food banks. Norcross also addressed food security initiatives and action being taken on the federal level in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, he discussed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which strengthened food security initiatives, including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), student meals, senior’s nutrition... Read more →


New Jersey Business Owners Favor Public Worker Furlough Bill; Local Gov. Would Save Millions

A bill that would allow state and local governments to save hundreds of millions of dollars by requiring public workers to have their hours reduced through furloughs as part of the COVID-19 response was supported by NJBIA today. Bill A-4132 (Taliaferro, D-3) will allow many workers to collect payments exceeding their normal wages because of the recent expansion of unemployment benefits. It was voted out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee unanimously today. The Senate counterpart bill, also known as the Employee Job-Sharing Furlough Protection Act,... Read more →


New Jersey Progressive Leaders Endorse Brigid Callahan Harrison for Congress

(Longport, New Jersey) Gordon MacInnes, Susie Wilson, and Irene Goldman, three prominent New Jersey progressive policy activists, announced today their support for Brigid Callahan Harrison for Congress. Mr. MacInnes, most recently served as President of New Jersey Policy Perspective from 2012 to 2018, the state’s leading progressive policy think tank in New Jersey. Prior, Mr. MacInnes was deputy director of the White House Task Force on the Cities for the Johnson Administration, served twice in the New Jersey State Legislature, served as Assistant Commissioner in... Read more →


Cappelli and Norcross Virtual Town Hall Tues.

Tomorrow morning, Camden County Freeholder Director Lou Cappelli and I will host another virtual town hall to discuss discuss your questions and concerns in regards to COVID-19 and provide you all with updates on what is being done on both the local and federal level. Tuesday, May 12 at 11:00 AM Streamed live on: Facebook.com/DonaldNorcrossNJ In addition, we will be joined by Kimberly Dickstein Hughes, New Jersey’s 2019-2020 State Teacher of the Year, who will talk about an exciting new educational program, NJTV Learning Live,... Read more →


Gustafson Calls On Norcross To Withdraw His Endorsement Of Biden

What happened to always sharing the outrage of survivors? COLLINGSWOOD – Claire Gustafson, Republican candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s first congressional district, today asked if Congressman Donald Norcross still feels the same about “all sexual assault survivors in South Jersey and across the nation” as he did when he said, “I hear you, I believe you, I share your outrage and I stand with you today and always”? “During the Senate conformation hearings for Justice Brett Kavanaugh Donald Norcross was quick to come out... Read more →


Hirsh V. Singh: Cory Booker is in BIG Trouble!

Two liberal establishment polls show Cory Booker at just around 50%! When liberal polls are unable to get past 50% with all their game-playing, it's very clear Cory Booker is very vulnerable! I will remove this clown from politics for good, and I will continue the Republican Resurgence we started in 2019. Remember, NJ was supposed to lose every race last year like Virginia and the Kentucky Gubernatorial race. New Jersey broke the national narrative by winning every Republican Battleground competition in the state. I... Read more →


Convictions Against former Christie Aides in Bridgegate Scandal Overturned

By Dave Lemery | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday threw out the convictions for two aides to former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie related to the “Bridgegate” controversy. The court, in a decision written by Associate Justice Elena Kagan, ruled that while the actions of the aides may have been unethical, they did not rise to the level of crimes. "Not every corrupt act by state or local officials is a federal crime," Kagan wrote. "Because the... Read more →


Judicial Watch Statement on Dismissal of Charges against Lieutenant General Michael Flynn

(Washington, DC)(May 9, 2020)-- – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement on the decision by the Department of Justice to drop its case against former National Security Adviser LTG Michael Flynn: LTG Michael Flynn Judicial Watch welcomes the Justice Department’s decision to exonerate General Flynn, an American hero who was victimized by the Obama administration and the Deep State. The targeting of General Flynn was a key part of the Obama/Clinton/Deep State coup against President Trump. Judicial Watch commends the heroic work... Read more →