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Disaster Master

Storms and Fires Aren't the Only Disasters Our Governor Has Led Us Through By Assemblyman Declan O'Scanlon (R-13)

 

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There should be no waiting period on equality

By Assemblyman Reed Gusciora

Recently, Gov. Chris Christie appealed the decision by a Mercer County Superior Court judge to allow same-sex marriages to begin in New Jersey on Oct. 21, and followed it up with an emergent application to the court to stop any same-sex marriage ceremonies until the state Supreme Court reviews the case.

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Seeing Red Over Red-Light Cameras: A New Jersey doctor fights City Hall

By Michael Ehrenreich 

It takes quite a bit to get me outraged. I am a busy dermatologist in Millburn, NJ, tending to the rashes and wrinkles of my community. I don’t write Op-Ed pieces or spend my weekends in political protest. When Thomas Jefferson wrote that “a little rebellion now and then is a good thing,” he was not envisioning me. 

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Rutgers University Violates State And Federal Law

By Ronald Bakley

Rutgers University’s disciplinary policy, or lack thereof, affecting their police officers violates several State and Federal Laws, not to mention Supreme Court decisions affording all employees certain rights under the Department of Labor and State Statute.

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Rules of the road apply to all

By Assemblyman John S. Wisniewski

Summer vacations have ended. Students across the country are returning to the classroom and with schools reopening, traffic patterns are changing.

School buses are back on the road in force, parents are driving children to and from school and pedestrian traffic in school zones has increased. For all these reasons, the start of the new school year is an important time to remind ourselves and our children about the rules of the road.

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Economic Opportunity Act will serve as business catalyst

By Bob Klausner

Fox Rothschild Partner, Real Estate Group

In the past, New Jersey has deserved its reputation as a state which is “over regulated” and not conducive for business. Traditionally, the state has been  burdened with high taxes, high cost of living, and has offered few incentives to retain businesses in the state or to attract new companies from neighboring states.

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Remembering Sept. 11

Remembering Sept. 11

By Darryl R. Isherwood

The first thing I noticed was the smell. 

It wasn't a sickening smell of death and destruction that some of the more graphic accounts had described.  It was the smell of burning wires magnified 100 fold. From the first breath, it stuck in your throat and made your voice raspy.

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A tribute to Jack Sinagra

By Donald T. DiFrancesco

On Monday, I lost a very close and dear friend.

ln fact, many people lost a great friend. Senator Jack Sinagra left us way too soon.

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No IRS-like abuse at ELEC

By Jeff Brindle

Since the release of an inspector general’s audit in May, concerns have arisen over alleged partisan witch-hunts by staff members of the Internal Revenue Service.

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Buono's latest appearance on MSNBC

Democratic nominee for Governor Barbara Buono appeared on MSNBC last night, arguing that Gov. Chris Christie is singulalry driven by his ambition to land the GOP nomination for governor in 2016.

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Wake-Up Call

Morning Digest: August 29th

Belmar mayor's race: a wave of post-Sandy project politics stirs up seaside Monmouth borough BELMAR - When Belmar Mayor Matt Doherty rolled out his re-election campaign in February, he did so still basking in the glow of what many residents of the 6,000-person Monmouth County seaside borough saw...

Op-Ed

White House’s Tuition Challenge Being Met in NJ

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 >

Contributors

My Republican Hillary Clinton Experience    There is a veritable plethora of reportage in print, internet, television and radio media speculating as to whether Hillary Clinton will seek the Democratic... more »
(8-27-14) All Americans Should Support Gov. Perry - Political prosecutions have no place in American life. Those who use the justice system as they are using it in Texas... more »
(Asbury Park, NJ) -- There's a word for someone who says one thing and does another: hypocrite.  There's no shortage of 'em in Trenton -- from ... more »
 The following letter was sent today to Republican state legislators, county chairs, state committee members, and New Hampshire... more »

Quote of the Day

quote of the day

"Christie’s method for coping with scandal has been more complicated. In January, the seemingly-local issue of lane closings on the George Washington Bridge, which created a massive traffic jam in the Hudson River town of Fort Lee, became one of national interest when it was revealed that one of Christie’s closest staffers had ordered them—for what looked like political retribution against a Democratic mayor. The scandal was quickly dubbed 'Bridgegate,' and unfortunately for Christie, it played into his reputation as a bully. Christie's response was to act unlike himself: humble." - Olivia Nuzzi

- The Daily Beast

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