President Donald Trump granted a full pardon to George Gilmore, former Ocean County Republican Chairman, shortly before midnight on Tuesday. The President issued 73 pardons and commuted 70 sentences in one of his final acts in office.Read the rest of this entry » Posted: January 20th, 2021 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Donald Trump, George Gilmore, NJ GOP, Ocean County | Tags: Bob Menendez, George Gilmore, Ocean County GOP | 6 Comments »
The Bob Hugin for U.S. Senate campaign today released its hardest hitting video ad against Senator Bob Menendez yet.Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2018 Elections, New Jersey | Tags: 2018 elections, Bob Hugin, Bob Menendez, Bob Menendez sex scandals, New Jersey | 1 Comment »
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Bob Hugin was joined by Monmouth County Freeholders Pat Impreveduto and Gerry Scharfenberger at Fort Monmouth this afternoon to highlight the failure of Senator Bob Menendez in letting the fort close.Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Bob Hugin, Bob Menendez, Fort Monmouth, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: 2018 U.S. Senate election, Bob Hugin, Bob Menendez, Fort Monmouth, Freeholder Gerry Scharfenberger, Freeholder Patrick Impreveduto, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | 1 Comment »
Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon announced today that the drawing for ballot positions in the November general election will be held on Monmouth August 13 at 3:00 p.m.
The drawing, which by New Jersey law is to occur 85 days before the election, will be conducted by Deputy Clerk Judith Ricci at the Monmouth County Clerk of Elections Office located at 300 Halls Mill Road in Freehold.Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Christine Hanlon, Monmouth County News | Tags: 2018 elections, Ballot drawing, Ballot position, Bob Hugin, Bob Menendez, Judith Ricci, M. Clarie French, Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon, Monmouth County Clerk of Elections, Monmouth County News, Vin Gopal | Comments Off on Ballot Drawing To Be Held In Freehold On August 13
The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics issued a four page letter today, signed by all six committee members, three Democrats and three Republicans, that “several admonished” New Jersey’s senior senator for his violations of Senate ethics rules, federal law and his conduct which reflected discredit on the Senate.
The committee found that Menendez accepted valuable gifts from Dr. Salomon Melgen including travel on private jets and commercial airlines, luxury hotel stays and vacations at Melgen’s luxurious villa in the Dominican Republic without Committee approval and without disclosing the gifts as required by law.
They found that Menendez used his office to advance Melgan’s personal and business interests. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: April 26th, 2018 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Bob Menendez, New Jersey | Tags: 2018 U.S. Senate election, Bob Menendez, Dr. Salomon Melgen, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Senate Ethics Committee, U.S. Senate | 2 Comments »
WASHINGTON — Sen. Bob Menendez took his fight against federal corruption charges to the Supreme Court this week, petitioning it to hear his arguments that key evidence and charges should be dismissed. Menendez, D-N.J., has long argued that prosecutors overstepped rules meant to protect the legislative branch from executive branch intimidation. He is hoping to persuade… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: December 14th, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Bob Menendez, New Jersey, News | Tags: Bob Menendez, Bob Menendez scandals, Dr. Solomon Melgen, New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman | 4 Comments »
Kerry and Jamie Gowan of Highlands appeared in Hoboken today with U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker as the legislators announced the reopening of thousands of flood insurance claims related to Superstorm Sandy.
Kerry spoke to the gathered press about her family’s ordeal swimming from their home on October 29, 2012, and the nightmare that has multiplied since. She said her flood insurance claim paid about half of what the family was due.Art Gallagher | Filed under: FEMA, Highlands, Hurricane Sandy, NJTV, Superstorm Sandy | Tags: Bob Menendez, Brad Kieserman, Cory Booker, FEMA, Hurricane Sandy, Jamie Gowan, Kerry Gowan, Superstorm Sandy | Comments Off on Highlands Couple Represents Sandy Victims Cheated By Flood Insurance Adjusters
Despite the facts that U.S. Senator Bob Menendez was indicted by federal prosecutors last month and Chris Christie says he’s in the clear after he wasn’t indicted in the Bridgegate scandal, Menendez has a higher job approval rating the Christie, according to Monmouth University Poll releases.
In a poll release issued this morning, Menendez’s job approval rating is 42% positive to 38% negative and 20% unsure among registered voters.
In a release last week based upon the same 500 person survey, Christie’s approval rating is 35% approve, 56% disapprove, and 9% unsure among voters.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Bob Menendez, Chris Christie, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Tom Arnone | Tags: Bob Menendez, Chris Christie, Monmouth University Poll, Patrick Murray, Tom Arnone | 1 Comment »