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Guest Opinion: US Senator Toomey on Philadelphia Shooting

Philadelphia, Pa. (August 16,2019) Gloucestercitynews.net - U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) released the following statement regarding the shooting in Philadelphia: "The shooter who attempted to murder brave Philadelphia police officers yesterday is a convicted felon who had no right to possess a firearm. In the coming weeks, more information will hopefully come to light on how the suspect obtained his... Read more →


Knights of Columbus 674 Sponsoring Cornhole Tournament

Gloucester City Council 674 605 Monmouth Street Gloucester City NJ 08030 First, let me say thank you for all your support in the past. Your generous financial support not only provides you exposure and advertising, but it fuels the much-needed assistance to many charitable causes in Gloucester City and surrounding communities. Your help makes our efforts a success. As you... Read more →


Guest Opinion: The Charlottesville Lie

By Steve Cortes, CNN Political Commentator Columnist for Real Clear Politics, & Prager University Politicians lie. We all know that. That is not an indictment of all politicians—it’s simply part of the game. It’s our job, as informed citizens, to figure out the truth. And that’s where journalists and the media come in. They are supposed to help us ferret... Read more →


CBO Report: Raising minimum wage to $15 would cost up to 3.7 million jobs

By Michael Carroll | The Center SquareJuly 2019 The Congressional Budget Office threw some cold water on efforts by congressional Democrats to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour with a prediction that such an increase would eliminate as many as 3.7 million jobs by 2025. The July CBO report came out in advance of a congressional vote on... Read more →


Booker Advances Reparations Bill

Yes, you read that right: A racial reparations bill that Cory Booker is sponsoring in the Senate, just moved through a key Committee in the House. In testifying on behalf of his radical measure -- which is really just another vote-buying scheme -- Booker declared that his bill would be "the beginning of an important process... to address the enduring... Read more →


Hirsh Singh: What a Tremendous Escalator Ride

Four years ago Donald J. Trump turned an escalator ride at Trump Tower into the most remarkable political campaign in history. And every single American is better off for it. During President Trump's first two-and-half years, America has been blessed with: The lowest unemployment in over 50 years The lowest unemployment for African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, and Asian-Americans ever Lower taxes and... Read more →


Vice-President Mike Pence's Speech at Pennsylvania GOP Dinner was Marvelous

Dear supporters, friends, and those interested in the Republican Party of Pennsylvania: With everything that happened for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania, I can say that it doesn’t get much more exciting to be a Republican. The highlight of the week was the motivating and inspired speech by Vice President Mike Pence, who was the special guest at our 2019... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: Thank you to our Veterans

"For these men are lately drawn from the ways of peace. They fight not for the lust of conquest. They fight to end conquest. They fight to liberate. They fight to let justice arise, and tolerance and goodwill among all Thy people. They yearn but for the end of battle, for their return to the haven of home." These were... Read more →


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

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


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

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


Letters to the Editor: Honor our law enforcement officers

(gloucestercitynews.net)(May 15, 2019)--Today is Peace Officers Memorial Day, a day when we pause to give thanks to law enforcement officers who have been killed or disabled in the line of duty. As veterans, we understand the courage it takes to provide security, rush into harm’s way and keep Americans safe. The sacrifices made by our law enforcement officers deserve to... Read more →


Letter to the Editor: Support Business & Job Growth in NJ

On behalf of the New Jersey State Building and Construction Trades Council representing more than 150,000 working men and women, I am extremely concerned about the so called “Governor’s Task Force Hearing’s” on the Economic Development Authority on Thursday in Newark, and the impact it will have on our state’s ability to attract and retain businesses willing and able to... Read more →


Archbishop Chas J. Chaput, Regarding Harassment of Prayerful Protestors

OUTSIDE PLANNED PARENTHOOD CLINIC “Over the past few days, videos have gone viral on social media featuring State Representative Brian Sims aggressively harassing young and elderly women who were peacefully praying outside of a Planned Parenthood Clinic in Philadelphia. These videos, which Representative Sims took himself, have rightly sparked broad outrage and garnered much attention in the press. His actions... Read more →


Director Capelli's Statement in Regard to Gov. Murphy's Hypocritical Comments

The statement below is by Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli Jr., Camden City Council President Curtis Jenkins and state Sen. Nilsa Cruz Perez in regard to Governor Phil Murphy’s hypocritical comments on the Goldman Sachs tax credits. "Tonight, we read with shock that Gov. Phil Murphy, who has launched a relentless attack on Camden businesses that participated in the state's tax... Read more →


How Companies and Allies of One Powerful Democrat Got $1.1 Billion in Tax Breaks

Meet George Norcross. Nearly two thirds of $1.6 gloucestercitynews.net graphics files billion in tax incentives in his hometown of Camden, New Jersey, went to his own company, business partners, political allies and clients of his brother. by Nancy Solomon, WNYC, and Jeff Pillets/ProPUBLICA.org May 1, 4 a.m. EDT This article was produced in partnership with WNYC, which is a member... Read more →


Letters to the Ed: Pennsylvania, the Center of the 2020 World

Dear supporters, friends, and those interested in the Republican Party of Pennsylvania: Once again, Pennsylvania is at the center of the 2020 world and, after a busy week, I am more energized than I have ever been to re-elect President Donald Trump. The highlight of the week was a meeting I attended with our Vice-Chair Bernie Comfort, National Committeeman Bob... Read more →


Letter to the Editor: It's Time to Move on from the Collusion Myth

I recently wrote an op-Ed that was published in PennLive where I stand up for President Trump and call out the Democrats for spending two years and $25 million of taxpayer money for the most character-assassinating witch hunt in American Presidential history. Here is a portion that gets right to the point of why I am writing: Our nation’s unemployment... Read more →


Judicial Watch Statement on Mueller Report

(Washington, DC) (March 24, 2019)--— Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement in response to the Muller special counsel report summary made public by Attorney General Barr today: The long, national nightmare is over and President Trump has been vindicated. The corruptly-created and constitutionally abusive Mueller investigation failed to find any evidence to support the big lie that... Read more →


Attorney General Barr Sends Congress Letter On Special Counsel Mueller Report

Updated: WASHINGTON, DC (March 24, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--In the report, the Special Counsel noted that, in completing his investigations, he employed 19 lawyers who were assisted by a team of approximately 40 FBI agents, intelligence analysts, forensic accountants, and other professional staff. The Special Counsel issued more that 2,800 subpoenas, executed nearly 500 search warrants, obtained more than 230 orders for communication... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: Pennsylvania Superior Court Candidates File

Republican candidates continue to do amazing things and I’m happy that they are out across Pennsylvania working hard on behalf of their candidacies and the Republican message. This week, I was proud to see our endorsed Superior Court candidates file to get on the ballot with a tremendous combined number of 19,000-plus signatures. Both Cumberland County Judge Christylee Peck and... Read more →


Some Catholics Question Their Status

March 14, 2019 Bill Donahue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a recent survey of Catholics: A recent Gallup survey shows that news stories about clergy sexual abuse have Catholics questioning their affiliation with the Church. Before examining why, an analysis of the data is warranted; it reveals a nuanced portrait of Catholics. The survey found... Read more →


Re: The Disaster of the Democrats' Proposed Takeover of Health Care in Medicare-for-All

Dear supporters, friends, and those interested in the Republican Party of Pennsylvania: It was another great week for Republicans in Pennsylvania and I am thrilled by how our elected officials and candidates continue to make an impact and drive their individual and our collective messages. As a corollary to that, I want to draw your attention to a great op-Ed... Read more →


James D. Nicholson, A Man Who Lived a Fascinating Life

UPDATED with photo and links to related articles Jim Nicholson (CNBNews file photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor/Publisher " I like to think that my obituary is already being written in a lot of little obituaries. It's already out there." ~Jim Nicholson GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 23, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)—James D. Nicholson, of Gloucester City, NJ, died from heart failure... Read more →


Turning a Right into a Privilege: HR 1112 Gives Feds Unfettered Power to Block Gun Sales

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2019 SUPPORT NRA-ILA H.R. 8, which would criminalize the private transfer of firearms, has received significant attention from the gun rights community. However, H.R. 1112, which purportedly targets the inappropriately-named “Charleston loophole,” is just as insidious an attack on gun owners. Both bills were passed out of the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. View Related Articles H.R.... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Selfish Beach Front Homeowners Jeopardize State Dune Project

Taylor McFarland Administrative Assistant New Jersey Sierra Club After Superstorm Sandy, New Jersey has set out to build protective sand dunes along the state’s 127-mile shoreline. Homeowners who own beachfront property, however have tried to block the project and some have managed to receive compensation for the loss of their oceanfront views. In the last two months, the court in... Read more →