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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

Senator Doherty Laces Into Trump Opponent LG Guadagno

By Max Pizarro • 10/10/16 4:58pm

State Senator Mike Doherty (R-Warren) swatted at Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno today following the LG’s announcement that she won’t vote for embattled Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

A movement conservative, Doherty was the first Republican elected official to back Trump in this year’s primary.

“Guadagno says nothing for seven years,” Doherty said. […]

By |October 11th, 2016|2016|3 Comments

Doherty Votes ‘NO’ on Gas Tax

Calls for Passage of His Legislation to Study & Control Excessive Road Costs
October 8,2016
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Ridgewood NJ, Senator Mike Doherty (R-23) voted ‘NO’ on increasing the state gas tax by 23 cents per gallon, saying the state hasn’t done enough to control excessive costs related to road construction:

Sen. Mike Doherty at a […]

By |October 8th, 2016|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

Speaker Paul Ryan Endorses Rep. Scott Garrett

October 4,2016

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Ridgewood NJ, In an odd turn of events Rep. Garrett has received an endorsement from Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.

It has been well documented that Garrett has had a sometime contentious relationship in the GOP leadership .

“Throughout my tenure in Congress, Scott Garrett has been a consistent voice in […]

By |October 5th, 2016|Bergen County|0 Comments

Doherty: Cut Road Construction Costs, Don’t Raise Gas Tax

October 5,2016

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Ridgewood NJ, Senator Mike Doherty (R-23) said that he opposes the newest plan to raise the state’s gas tax by $2 billion, and again called for the passage of legislation he sponsors which requires an analysis of New Jersey’s highest-in-the-nation road construction costs.

Sen. Jennifer Beck and Sen. Mike Doherty […]

By |October 5th, 2016|Trenton|2 Comments

Governor Christie Announces Counterfeit Fentanyl Ban and Expanded Recovery Coach Program

September 27, 2016

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New Jersey Combats Opioid Abuse with New Initiatives During National Recovery Month

Trenton NJ,  Expanding his commitment in the fight against opioid addiction in the Garden State, Governor Chris Christie today announced new initiatives in recognition of National Recovery Month, including an Emergency Order to ban the manufacture, distribution, […]

By |September 28th, 2016|Bergen County|0 Comments

Governor Chris Christie’s School Funding Fairness Formula Catches the Eye of the Ridgewood Board of Education

September 28,2016

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Ridgewood Nj,  Governor Chris Christie School Funding Fairness Formula Catches the Eye of the Ridgewood Board of Education. In the latest RPS news letter Board President Sheila Brogan devoted a significant amount of space to the Christie Fairness formula and the failure of the Abbott School districts .

Sheila Brogan’s Legislative Report […]

By |September 28th, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments