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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

PAYBACK: Obama Admin Sues Peter Thiel’s Palantir for Bogus ‘Racial Discrimination’

Palantir Technologies co-founder Peter Thiel is evidently paying the price for backing Republican nominee Donald Trump, as the Obama administration has slapped his company with a frivolous lawsuit alleging “racial discrimination” against Asians.

The lawsuit, filed and announced Monday by the Department of Labor, threatens the complete cancellation of every contract Palantir has with the federal […]

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

Meet the N.J. native who’s running Donald Trump’s campaign

By Brent Johnson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on September 26, 2016 at 6:45 AM, updated September 26, 2016 at 5:04 PM

TRENTON — If Donald Trump ends up winning the White House, he might want to send a thank-you note to New Jersey’s blueberry country.

Last month, with his presidential bid battered by controversies and low […]

By |September 27th, 2016|2016|2 Comments

Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno Headlines League of Women Voters of Ridgewood annual fall luncheon

photo courtesy of LWV Facebook page
September 26,2016

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Ridgewood NJ, Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno was an informative and entertaining speaker at the League of Women Voters of Ridgewood annual fall luncheon on September 22nd at the Old Paramus Reformed Church. The League was thrilled that so many members and their guests were […]

By |September 26th, 2016|village of ridgewood|3 Comments

Donald Trump Vows to be an Advocate for School Choice

September 22,2016
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Ridgewood NJ, On September 8th GOP Presidential Candidate Donald J. Trump unveiled four proposals to increase School Choice, and increase student performance.To achieve this long-term goal of school choice, Mr. Trump plans to make this a shared national mission; to bring hope to every child in every city in […]

By |September 22nd, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment