Archive for Category: Video

VIDEO: Republicans preview Murphy’s budget disaster in latest release

TRENTON, N.J. – In a world fraught with inflation and profligate government spending, with 9 million souls’ futures teetering on the fiscal cliff, three Republican legislators unite to deliver a message of warning, and hope, before Gov. Phil Murphy’s budget address Feb. 27. These leaders—John DiMaio, Christopher DePhillips and...

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VIDEO: Kanitra wants answers to Trenton’s skyrocketing spending

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Paul Kanitra wants to know how the hell it happened. How does a state budget explode nearly 60% in five short years, from $34.6 billion in 2018 to $54.3 billion today? That’s the question Kanitra poses in his inaugural video, released by the Assembly Republican...

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Matsikoudis testifies in favor of grief education bill

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Michele Matsikoudis’ testimony before the Assembly Education Committee on Thursday spoke to the critical importance of teaching students about grief, an experience that became more common for children during the Covid-19 pandemic. “Improving access to these critical life skills for students in grades 8 through...

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Spoiler Alert: Murphy’s overhyped maiden voyage into the offshore wind industry doesn’t end well

TRENTON, N.J. – Ocean Wind 1 and Ocean Wind 2 died suddenly on Oct. 31, 2023, following a four-year battle with New Jersey Republicans, environmentalists, the fishing industry, shore residents and many, many more. They will be missed only by Gov. Phil Murphy and progressives who spent billions trying...

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Lame duck is scariest time of year at NJ Statehouse

TRENTON, N.J. – Put down that pumpkin spice and grab some garlic, because it’s almost the most terrifying time of year at the Statehouse in Trenton. Lame duck, the months after an election and before a new legislative session, is when the Democrat majority tries to push through the...

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What will New Jersey look like if Murphy gets his way? We’ll show you.

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy’s aggressive green energy goals are fueling concerns over costs, consumer choice and reliability. Assembly Republicans reveal what it would be like to live in a New Jersey shaped by the governor’s energy policies in their new YouTube video, “Murphy’s Law.”  WATCH: Murphy’s LawMurphy...

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Efforts to ban natural gas in NJ reach boiling point

TRENTON, N.J. – By approving controversial measures this summer pushing building owners to convert from natural gas to electric heat, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities is teaming up with Gov. Phil Murphy to advance his green energy goals despite public outcry. Are the five government-appointed commissioners at...

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“Unsolved Mysteries” parody seeks to reveal sponsors of state spending resolutions

TRENTON, N.J. – Shrouded in secrecy for almost seven weeks, Assembly Republicans attempt to finally reveal the undisclosed sponsors of costly budget resolutions by parodying the popular TV series “Unsolved Mysteries.” In the spoof, a Robert Stack-like voice asks, “What is the Pompidou and why should it cost taxpayers...

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Marilyn Piperno: Knowing what matters motivates mom to make a difference

TRENTON, N.J. –  A champion of addressing ‘kitchen table issues’ like affordability and school funding in Trenton, Assemblywoman Marilyn Piperno puts her focus on helping people, not politics. After spending several years volunteering in her community, Piperno became motivated to run for public office. In January 2022, she became...

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VIDEO: Guardian defies odds so Atlantic County wins

TRENTON, N.J. – From church leaders within his Roman Catholic faith to his scoutmasters brought up in the Great Depression, the mentors in Assemblyman Don Guardian’s young life shaped the man he would become, teaching him the importance of hard work, perseverance, and community service. The son of Croatian...

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