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 »
Congressman Chris Smith, the longest serving member of the House of Representatives in New Jersey history, issued the following statement condemning the criminal acts of violence at the United States Capitol today:
“I unequivocally condemn the assault on the Capitol today and those who committed violence, vandalism and other crimes should be prosecuted to the greatest extent of the law.Read the rest of this entry » Posted: January 6th, 2021 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Smith | Tags: Congressman Chris Smith, U.S. Capitol, U.S. Capitol violence | Comments Off on Rep Chris Smith condemns the violence at U.S. Capitol
Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger (R-13) is not happy that Democrats in the New Jersey Senate passed legislation this week that could lead to replacing the statute of General Philip Kearny in the U.S. Capitol with a marble or bronze likeness of Alice Paul, a 20th century leader of the women’s suffrage movement which led to the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Kearny’s monument has been in the Capitol since 1888. Each state has two statues. The other New Jersey statute is of Richard Stockton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and the namesake of Stockton University. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: February 13th, 2020 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: Alice Paul, Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger, General Philip Kearny, Gerry Scharfenberger, Kearny, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, U.S. Capitol | 1 Comment »