The New Jersey Economic Development Authority is selling $350 million in “social bonds” today, according to a report at Bloomberg.Read the rest of this entry » Posted: January 7th, 2021 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: New Jersey, Phil Murphy | Tags: Phil Murphy, Social Bonds | 1 Comment »
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced this morning that he is deploying 500 National Guard troops to our nation’s capitol.Read the rest of this entry » Posted: January 7th, 2021 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: New Jersey, Phil Murphy | Tags: Governor Phil Murphy, NJ National Guard, U.S. Capitol, United States of America | 1 Comment »
Municipal reorganizations are a big deal for New Jersey elected officials, especially during a gubernatorial election year. Newly elected and reelected mayors, council and committee members, and fire chiefs are celebrated and their families are thanked by their communities for their sacrifice. The new officials make optimistic speeches about the future of the communities and big shots from state and county government show up to issue the Oaths of Office and pose for pictures.
In 2009 former U.S. Attorney Chris Christie, not yet a declared candidate for Governor, was all over New Jersey swearing in mayors and council members on January 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7. His first stop was Middletown where he issued the Oath of Office to newly elected Committeeman Tony Fiore as Mayor Gerry Scharfenberger looked on.Read the rest of this entry » Posted: January 4th, 2021 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2021 NJ Gubernatorial race, Jack Ciattarelli, New Jersey, NJ GOP | Tags: 2021 Governors Race, Chris Christie, Doug Steinhardt, Jack Ciattarelli, Kim Guadagno, Monmouth GOP, NJ GOP, Ocean GOP, Tony Fiore | Comments Off on Cittarelli winning the Reorgs
Over 700 healthcare workers in Monmouth County received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine during the holiday break as public health officials scrambled to ramp up their infrastructure to widely administer the shots as they become available.Read the rest of this entry » Posted: January 4th, 2021 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: COVID-19, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: Christopher Rinn, COVID-19, COVID-19 vaccine, Dr. Steven Landers, Dr. Terry Shlimbaum, Monmouth County Board of Health, New Jersey, Tom Arnone, Vaccines, VNA, VNA Community Heath Center | Comments Off on Vaccine updates for Monmouth County
By Art Gallagher
The race for the Republican nomination for Governor of New Jersey kicked off in December with dueling videos, social media posts, press releases and endorsements announced by the campaigns for Jack Ciatarelli and Doug Steinhardt.
Ciattarelli won the month and is a superior position going into the pre-nominating conventions, pre-primary season of January, February and March.Read the rest of this entry » Posted: January 1st, 2021 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2021 NJ Gubernatorial race, Jack Ciattarelli, New Jersey, NJ GOP | Tags: 2021 Governors Race, Doug Steinhardt, Jack Ciattarelli, New Jersey, NJGOP | Comments Off on Ciattarelli wins December
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An inspiring message from my friend Frank Luna. Happy New YearPosted by Art Gallagher on Friday, January 1, 2021
2021 will be a wild year in New Jersey politics, especially in Monmouth and Ocean Counties this spring. Here are some the probable and improbable things that we think will happen.
Joe Biden will be inaugurated President of the United States.
The US Census Bureau will release reapportionment numbers to the States in January, triggering the redistricting of New Jersey’s legislative districts and delaying Democrat and Republican nominating conventions until after the new district lines are drawn.Read the rest of this entry » Posted: December 31st, 2020 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County, New Jersey | Tags: 2021 Predictions, Monmouth County, Ocean County | 11 Comments »
Republican County Committee Members and delegates to GOP county nominating conventions throughout New Jersey should mark their calendars for January 23 and February 28 when gubernatorial contenders Jack Ciattarelli and Doug Steinhardt are scheduled to faceoff in debates hosted by The New Jersey Globe.Read the rest of this entry » Posted: December 29th, 2020 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2021 NJ Gubernatorial race, Jack Ciattarelli, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, NJ GOP | Tags: 2021 Governors Race, David Wildstein, Doug Steinhardt, Hirsh Singh, Jack Ciattarelli, New Jersey Globe, New Jersey Globe Power Hour | 4 Comments »
REPORT: The Murphy Administration wanted mask wearers penalized at COVID-ravaged N.J. veterans homes
TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey’s veterans homes have been among the hardest hit places in the country during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now we have more insight into the reasons behind the severity of the outbreaks, and it doesn’t reflect well on the Murphy Administration.Read the rest of this entry » Posted: December 22nd, 2020 | Author: admin | Filed under: COVID-19, New Jersey | Tags: COVID-19, Governor Phil Murphy, Mask insubordination, New Jersey, Veterans Homes | 3 Comments »
Read the rest of this entry » Posted: December 20th, 2020 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Christie, COVID-19, New Jersey | Tags: Chris Christie, COVID-19, Murphy Administration, Phil Murphy, Vaccines | 5 Comments »
What could be more important for state government to be doing than starting vaccination of our elderly, 7,100 who have already died, on the first day? This is the biggest fail of the COVID response in New Jersey. There must be a better explanation than we missed it by a day! https://t.co/WTSMInBJqq— Governor Christie (@GovChristie) December 20, 2020