Governor-elect Phil Murphy has made his first cabinet selection, and it happens to be his running mate. Shelia Oliver was selected by Murphy to head up the Department of Community Affairs in addition to her duties as Lieutenant Governor. The Department oversees local government in the Garden State.
Vincent Prieto is out, Craig Coughlin is in as the Speaker of the New Jersey Assembly. Prieto announced Thursday afternoon that he would not seek another term as Speaker and put his support behind Coughlin, a democrat from North Jersey’s 19th Legislative District.
If the jury deliberating corruption charges against Senator Robert Menendez does not reach a verdict today, deliberations may have to begin again on Monday with a new juror present. One juror was promised by the judge that she could take vacation as planned next week. The jury will be off tomorrow for the Veterans Day…
Governor-elect Phil Murphy began his day Wednesday by thanking voters in northern New Jersey for his support. Murphy told voters that he had a good conversation with Governor Christie last night, and both men talked about the upcoming transition.
Governor-elect Phil Murphy addressed a large crowd in Asbury Park Tuesday night and promised to bring the State back together. Murphy says there will be a higher minimum wage in the Garden State, and tax relief for the middle class. Murphy also promised to fight President Trump on key issues.
Major networks and news organizations have already given New Jersey’s gubernatorial race to democrat Phil Murphy. Various exit polls show Murphy doing very well throughout the State and Murphy will follow Chris Christie in the governor’s seat when the numbers are counted up. Murphy is 60 years old and will become the first democratic governor…
The jury deliberating the federal corruption trial of United States Senator Robert Menendez asked the judge a question: What’s a Senator? The jury has deliberated for a day without a verdict, but passed a note to the judge asking the question. Menendez is accused of taking bribes for political influence.
Democratic gubernatorial nominee Phil Murphy cast his election day vote Tuesday morning in his hometown of Middletown. Murphy believes voter turnout will be the key in winning today’s election over republican Kim Guadagno.
The polls are open in New Jersey as voters fill the State’s top political post and all 120 seats in the New Jersey legislature. One of the key races today involves Senate President Steve Sweeney who has been under attack by the New Jersey Education Association. Two ballot questions are also before voters today; the…
New Jersey will fill the top elected spot in government on Tuesday. Democrat Phil Murphy held a sizable lead in every pre-election poll over Kim Guadagno. New Jersey has had two successive republican terms, a total of eight years under Chris Christie.