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
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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

Mystery Solved: Unnamed Beneficiary of Suicide Lobbyist Was Bill Pascrell

Pharma lobbyist Evan Morris helped Jersey Dems but also helped himself

The must-read story for the political class this week is “The Rise and Fall of a K Street Renegade” from the Wall Street Journal. In brutal, delicious detail—the $2,000 bottles of wine (buy one and the second is free!), the $300,000 mahogany speedboat called Mulligan […]

By |February 15th, 2017|North Jersey|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

Bill to Restrict OPRA in NJ Advances, Draws Criticism

By JT Aregood • 02/13/17 3:38pm

After advancing in its first committee hearing Monday, a bill to restrict access to information available through the federal Open Public Records Act in New Jersey is drawing criticism from environmentalists who say it could pave the way for less transparency in the way the state doles out contracts for […]

By |February 14th, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

Democrats :The Party of Outrage

Democrats can barely keep up with their problems with Trump, raising some to wonder if their perpetual opposition is undermining a more focused message.

By David Catanese | Senior Politics Writer Feb. 2, 2017, at 5:38 p.m.

In a speech on the Senate floor Tuesday, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer declared that the early theme defining President Donald […]

By |February 4th, 2017|2017|0 Comments

‘Everything makes them cry and scream’: Kellyanne Conway says Democrats are ‘acting like crybabies’ over Trump nominees

Feb 2nd 2017 9:55AM

Kellyanne Conway, President Donald Trump’s top counselor, blasted Senate Democrats on Thursday for attempting to slow down the president’s nominees to top federal posts, including his pick for the US Supreme Court.

Conway expressed frustration on “Fox & Friends” with Democratic opposition to Trump’s supreme court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch, dubbing Senate […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|2017|9 Comments

FLASH BACK: Bill Clinton talking like Trump on immigration

February 2,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, well well well ,Bill Clinton talking illegal immigration and the problem of border control and being a nation of laws from his 1996 State of the Union which shows a striking comparison to what President Donald Trump has been saying about the subject.

By |February 2nd, 2017|2017|1 Comment

N.J. property taxes hit another new high in 2016

By Susan K. Livio and Carla Astudillo | NJ Advance Media for
on January 25, 2017 at 2:56 PM, updated January 25, 2017 at 7:01 PM

TRENTON — New Jersey’s infamously high property tax bills topped $8,500 per home in 2016, a 2.35 percent increase over the previous year, according to figures released Wednesday by the […]

By |January 26th, 2017|Bergen County|5 Comments

Substantial Numbers of Non-Citizens Vote Illegally in U.S. Elections

By James D. Agresti
December 15, 2016

The issue of voter fraud was one of the most heated sources of controversy during the 2016 presidential election, and it continues to be so.

After Hillary Clinton’s campaign announced that it was supporting recounts in several states won by Donald Trump, Trump responded with a series of Twitter posts accusing […]

By |January 25th, 2017|2017|0 Comments

Women’s March on Washington what’s with the Outfits

January 24,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Massive peaceful protests marked the first full day of Donald Trump’s presidency as marchers converged on Washington and in cities and towns around the globe. Coined the Women’s March on Washington various liberal women’s groups descended on DC,”vowing to keep the pressure on an administration that has […]

By |January 24th, 2017|2017|13 Comments