Woodland Park Police Chief Anthony Galietti is probing a run in the 40th Legislative District, according to a Passaic County source.
The Democrat would be running against incumbent GOP Assemblymen Scott Rumana and Dave Russo.
"I’m talking to a couple of the leaders in the party," said Galietti. "I haven’t made a decision yet. I’ve been in law enforcement 25 years. I've been chief for four, and I've cut down on ovetime by two-thirds I think. I could be a benefit at the state level".
Father of two Marine Corps sons, Galietti received the 1997 volunteer of the year award from the governor’s council on alcohol and drug abuse.
On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) will officially kick-off his re-election campaign with a three-event tour across the state.Read More >
Campaign season now under way in Bergen County Politics is practiced year-round in Bergen County, and street-level campaigning has been going on quietly all summer. But both Republicans and Democrats say the Rutherford Street Fair on Labor Day signals a more intense phase of electioneering. (Ensslin/The Bergen Record) http://www.northjersey.com/news/campaign-season-now-under-way-in-bergen-county-1.1079080 ...
By MICHAEL W. KLEIN In his weekly radio address on August 16, President Obama challenged colleges “to do their part to bring down costs” and lighten the tuition burden on students. The state colleges and universities in New Jersey have... Read More >
"Governor Christie ripped President Obama this summer for failing to carve out some time during a Texas fundraising swing to visit the Mexican border, where the unprecedented flood of immigrant children from Central America had reached a crisis point. ...Yet Christie is not squeezing in a tour of the troubled border during his own three-day trade and diplomatic mission to Mexico, which is set to begin on Wednesday. The governor is planning a series of meetings with Mexican officials, including President Enrique Peña Nieto and the finance and energy ministers." - columnist Charles Stile- The Bergen Record
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