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Is a Rebirth of the N.J. GOP on the Horizon?

By Alyana Alfaro • 11/10/16 4:51pm

After President-elect Donald Trump’s victory during Tuesday’s general election, the Republican brand seems strengthened nationwide. The party now has control of the White House, the U.S. Senate and the House. However, that nationwide strength stands in contrast to the GOP’s beleaguered position in New Jersey.

In the Garden State, the Republican […]

By |November 17th, 2016|Bergen County|0 Comments

DeNicola Announces She Will Be Seeking NJ District 40 Assemble Seat

November 15,2016
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Ridgewood NJ, Maura McMahon DeNicola has announced on Facebook that she will be seeking the vacant seat created by the departure of Assemblyman Scott Rumana in NJ District 40.

DeNicola stated, “Well Friends, after serious consideration and support, I’m in! I am seeking election to the Vacant Seat created by […]

By |November 15th, 2016|village of ridgewood|7 Comments

the Ridgewood Blog Endorses Donald J Trump for President

November 7,2016
the staff of the Ridgewod blog

Ridgewood NJ, the staff of the Ridgewood whole endorses Donald J Trump for President . It’s past time for a change . Hillary Clinton stands for nothing more than the current status quo of ,cronyism , political grand-standing, and corruption. Clinton offers nothing more than the same old tired […]

By |November 7th, 2016|2016|11 Comments

Is Comedian Piscopo Making the Rounds for a 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Bid ?

photo of BCRO Chair Paul DiGaetano and Joe Piscopo by Margaret Cenci Frontera

Is Comedian Piscopo Making the Rounds for a 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Bid ?
October 24,2016
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Ridgewood NJ, New Jersey native and former Saturday Night Live star Joe Piscopo came to the statehouse today for an afternoon sit-down with Governor Chris Christie.
 The […]

By |October 24th, 2016|Bergen County|1 Comment

Doherty’s “Kaepernick Resolution” Condemns Professional Athletes Who Fail to Stand During National Anthem

Highlights Hypocrisy of Athletes Who Reap Millions from the Society They Protest

October 20, 2016
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Ridgewood NJ, Senator Mike Doherty (R-23) introduced a Senate resolution condemning professional athletes who fail to stand during the national anthem.

Sen. Mike Doherty’s resolution condemns professional athletes who fail to stand during the national anthem. (Wikimedia Commons)

Doherty, […]

By |October 24th, 2016|Bergen County|3 Comments

Disruptive donor fuels Trump’s Republican revolt

Rebekah Mercer is working to upend the party while getting its nominee elected

8 HOURS AGO

by: Mary Childs in New York

In the VIP section of what the Republican party planned as an election night celebration in 2012, big donors including Paul Singer watched the votes trickle in to determine whether Mitt Romney would unseat Barack Obama […]

By |October 20th, 2016|2016|1 Comment

Bateman Launches Effort to Repeal the Gas Tax Increase

Legislation Would Roll Back Recently Enacted 23 Cent/Gallon Gas Tax Hike

October 15,2016

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Ridgewood NJ, Senator Senator Kip Bateman (R-Somerset, Middlesex, Mercer, Hunterdon) will introduce legislation to repeal the 23 cent per gallon gas tax increase that was signed into law by Governor Chris Christie.

Sen. Kip Bateman announced legislation and a new online […]

By |October 15th, 2016|Bergen County|0 Comments

Bergen Sheriff Challenger Claims Incumbent Deceived Taxpayers

By Alyana Alfaro • 10/12/16 4:50pm
Manuel Alfonso is running for sheriff in Bergen County. (Photo: Manuel Alfonso)

Manny Alfonso, the Republican challenger in the Bergen County sheriff race, on Wednesday accused incumbent Mike Saudino of what he termed “grant deception.” According to Alfonso, Saudino “will never make good on his  promise to reduce department spending by […]

By |October 13th, 2016|Bergen County|3 Comments

Federal court rules the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is unconstitutional

“All government bureaucracies should be accountable to hardworking taxpayers”

October 11,2016
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Ridgewood NJ,  Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement on today’s federal court ruling that the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is unconstitutional:

“This is a good day for democracy, economic freedom, due process and […]

By |October 13th, 2016|business and finance|0 Comments

Trump Continues to Close Gap in Latest Rasmussen Poll

October 12,2016
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Ridgewood NJ, Rasmussen reports in the first polls released since the debate that the race for the White House continues to tighten. According to Rasmussen Hillary Clinton still holds a four-point lead over Trump – 43% to 39% – among Likely U.S. Voters. That’s down from five points yesterday […]

By |October 12th, 2016|2016|1 Comment