New Jersey

June 20, 2018

DEMS ADVANCE THEIR BUDGET, MURPHY PROMISES A VETO

Democrats in Trenton have advanced their own budget that will find its way to the desk of Governor Phil Murphy, who promises a veto.  Leaders say they just don’t answer to the Governor and will not act subservient to Murphy.  They are at odds ove...
June 19, 2018

MCCABE SWORN IN AS NEW NJDEP COMMISSIONER

Catherine McCabe has been sworn in as the new Commissioner for the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.  McCabe was nominated to the position by Governor Phil Murphy.  McCabe says decisions will be made on the best available science. The ...
June 19, 2018

DEMOCRAT RESIGNS FROM ASSEMBLY, CITES SIMPLE ASSAULT CHARGES

Democratic Assemblyman Arthur Barclay from Camden County resigned from his position this week due to charges related to domestic violence.  Camden County Democratic Party Chairman James Beach says he received a letter from Barclay who cites the officia...
June 18, 2018

POLITICS 101: GOP MAY JOIN DEMOCRATS TO OVERRIDE MURPHY

Here’s something you don’t see everyday:  Republicans may join democrats in Trenton to override a gubernatorial veto of a state budget..if it comes to that.  Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick says Governor Phil Murphy is “inexperienced” and he may consider joining forces with democrats to override a gubernatorial veto of the budget, if necessary.  Bramick …

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