Matthew Milam is once again an assemblyman from our 1st Legislative District. Milam took his oath of office Thursday to fill a seat that was eventually created by the ascension of Jeff Van Drew to Congress. Milam previously served in the State Assembly from 2008 through 2013.
Congressman Jeff Van Drew has drafted a new federal bill that would prohibit all future government shutdowns. Van Drew’s legislation is called the “End Government Shutdowns Act” and requires a continuing resolution for any appropriations bill not approved by an October 1st deadline.
More than two dozen individuals have been charged by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office in connection with the “Operation Forefathers” investigation that looked into a local drug operation. The investigation was centered in Woodbine and Millville and resulted in the arrests of 30 individuals, and over 6,500 bags of heroin. Weapons and vehicles were…
Corrections officers at the brand new Cape May County Jail are complaining about a lack of proper training and understaffing at the new facility. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the Fraternal Order of Police lodge has complained about the new operations; Sheriff Bob Nolan says the jail has been only open for a…
Branches of the Cape May County Library system are now accepting non perishable food items and unopened toiletries in behalf of Coast Guard families who are not getting paid during the government shutdown. All locations in the County system are accepting the donations during the shutdown.
Cape May County now has an affiliation agreement with Stockton University on a new study that will examine pediatric cancer rates. The initiative was brought forward by Freeholder Jeffrey Pierson. Students at both the graduate and undergraduate level will work within the County to collect data.
Congressman Jeff Van Drew has been appointed to a House committee dealing with agriculture. Van Drew is also hopeful to get on the natural resources committee as well. Van Drew says it’s been a long time since any congressman from New Jersey has served on the Agriculture Committee.
Matt Milam will be named to the vacant Assembly seat in our First Legislative District. Milam will assume the seat that was held by Bob Andrzejczak, who was moved up to a Senate seat vacated by Jeff Van Drew. Earlier this week, former republican assemblyman Sam Fiocchi announced his intentions to seek his party’s nomination…
Former assemblyman Sam Fiocchi announced that he intends to seek his party’s nomination for the State Senate seat recently vacated by democrat Jeff Van Drew. Fiocchi claims people in our district have urged him to run for the seat. Republicans will pick a candidate in the spring.
Did you feel any shaking Tuesday evening? A 4.7 magnitude earthquake occurred shortly after nightfall Tuesday in the ocean, about 100 miles from Ocean City, MD. No reports of any damage, and no official reports of anyone feeling any shaking in the southern tip of New Jersey, although it was felt in Lewes, DE.