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Joe Piscopo Considers Running for Governor of New Jersey. No Joke

By NICK CORASANITIFEB. 20, 2017

He found fame in the 1980s impersonating Frank Sinatra, President Ronald Reagan and countless others on “Saturday Night Live,’’ followed by numerous Hollywood gigs, stand-up routines and a drive-time radio show.

So for Joe Piscopo, the weeknight scene at a high-dollar fund-raising gala in the tuxedo-packed Starlight Roof room at the Waldorf […]

By |February 20th, 2017|Trenton|4 Comments

NJ Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean “Rather than work for headlines, Senate Democrats should start working for New Jersey.”

Kean Urges NJ Senate Democrats to Spend Less Time Criticizing Washington & More Time Working to Fix New Jersey

February 19,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Trenton NJ, Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean called on New Jersey Senate Democrats to spend less time criticizing Washington and more time working to fix problems here in New Jersey:

Senate Republican […]

By |February 19th, 2017|Trenton|0 Comments

N.J. taxpayers shouldn’t be punished because of sanctuary cities

Posted on February 17, 2017 at 8:24 AM

By Tom Kean Jr.

As the New Jersey Senate debated a pair of symbolic resolutions on immigration last week, a new bill that has the potential to devastate our state budget and cause unbelievable harm to New Jersey taxpayers was introduced by Senate Democrats with little fanfare.

This new legislation, […]

By |February 19th, 2017|Trenton|0 Comments

Stuck on Stupid :Trenton Drops All Governing Responsibilities to Focus on Trump

February 15,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, public frustration continues to grow towards the New Jersey Assembly spending so much time and energy attacking President Trump instead of focusing on any of New Jerseys myriad of serious problems.

Trenton is ignoring everything from property tax relief, school funding, pension payments and reform, the list is endless. […]

By |February 15th, 2017|Trenton|4 Comments

COULD COMMONSENSE RULES FIX SOME OF NEW JERSEY’S BUDGET PROBLEMS?

JOHN REITMEYER | FEBRUARY 7, 2017

Inability to replenish ‘rainy day’ savings account is significant problem for Garden State

Missed revenue projections have sent Gov. Chris Christie scrambling to close sizable budget shortfalls in recent years, and a new report recommends several key policy changes that New Jersey could enact to help insulate itself against forecasting problems […]

By |February 9th, 2017|Trenton|4 Comments

State of New Jersey Announces Closure of State Offices Due To Winter Storm

February 9, 2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Trenton NJ, on Wednesday February 8 the state of New Jersey announced that Due to the impending severe winter storm, the State of New Jersey has authorized the closing of state offices on Thursday, February 9,‎ for all non-essential employees. Essential employees should report to work on their […]

By |February 9th, 2017|Trenton|0 Comments

New Jersey tax collections still struggling to reach pre-recession levels

STEVE HUGHES Staff Writer

New Jersey is one of 23 states still trying to boost its tax revenue levels to pre-recession levels, according to a Pew Charitable Trust report.

At its peak, the fourth quarter of 2007, the state took in $8.7 billion in revenue. It hit a low point at the end of 2011, with only […]

By |February 7th, 2017|Trenton|3 Comments

Kean Urges NJ Senate Democrats to Spend Less Time Criticizing Washington & More Time Working to Fix New Jersey

February 1, 2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean called on New Jersey Senate Democrats to spend less time criticizing Washington and more time working to fix problems here in New Jersey:

Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean called on Senate Democrats to stop working for headlines and start working for New […]

By |February 4th, 2017|Trenton|5 Comments

New Jersey politicians should forget about Trump and Focus on NewJersey

January 18,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, As inauguration day approaches for president-elect Donald Trump, NJ politicians continue to make fools out of themselves. While some are sitting out the inauguration, others are protesting or criticizing Trumps cabinet picks.

Yesterday “environmental advocates” in New Jersey leveled scathing criticisms of Trump’s cabinet picks and issuing warnings […]

By |January 19th, 2017|Trenton|0 Comments

Rullo long shot GOP Candidate for NJ Governor Takes Social Media by Storm

January 16,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood Nj, Joseph Rullo, a longshot GOP candidate who entered the race more than a year ago in 2015 has been in nonstop campaign mode.

Rullo is patterning his campaign on the Trump campaign with a heavy use of social media, and drain the swamp mantra pointed at Trenton.

Rullo promises […]

By |January 16th, 2017|Trenton|5 Comments