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Monmouth County small-business owner Vin Gopal today announced his candidacy for State Senate, challenging long-time incumbent politician Jennifer Beck. Born in Neptune Township and raised in Freehold Township, Gopal says that it is time for new leadership to tackle New Jersey's grave fiscal problems. A successful local small-business owner, Gopal previously served on the Board

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OCEAN-  Monmouth County Assembly Members Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey blasted Governor Christie’s most recent backroom deal, saying they will fight against the two fast-tracked bills. The two bills, part of a deal struck by the Christie Administration, would allow the Governor to profit off of a book deal and provide raises to top officials

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Monmouth County 501c3 Civic Association will Honor Police Officers and Members of Law Enforcement Community

The Vin Gopal Civic Association will partner with the Bella Vista Country Club to honor our law enforcement community. It is important that law enforcement know how much they are appreciated as they serve us on the front lines each and every day. Law enforcement officials from Union Beach, Hazlet, Keyport, Keansburg, Asbury Park, Long

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The following is an open letter penned by Assemblywoman Joann Downey in response to Governor Christie's anti-press legislation.  While many New Jersey officials have kept quiet about the bill, Downey is openly critical In recent days, a fast-tracked bill to end government-paid public notices in newspapers has advanced through the Assembly in Trenton. The stated aim

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Gopal: Senator Beck is a Flip Flopper

MONMOUTH - Jennifer Beck announced she will seek re-election as Senator of New Jersey's District-11.  Senator Beck is an early favorite to win in 2017, as a Republican has held the senate seat every year since 1989.   The election could be more hotly contested as expected, however, as District 11 elected 2 Democrats for assembly in 2015.

By |November 16th, 2016|Election Coverage, Monmouth County|0 Comments
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Jughandle Brewing Co. Sells Out of Coffee Beer in 1 Day

TINTON FALLS - Jughandle Brewing Company in Tinton Falls, who opened it's doors for business in June, now has 12-beers on tap.  On November 3, the up and coming brewing company sold out it's new Nut Brown Coffee Ale in 1 day. The brew is made out of coffee beans from Booskerdoo Coffee and Baking Company.

By |November 7th, 2016|Monmouth County, Tinton Falls|0 Comments
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Did Holmdel Mailer leave out critical info about turf fields?

HOLMDEL - This October, the township committee of Holmdel distributed a taxpayer paid mailer, "The Facts," pledging to move forward with two turf fields. Former Holmdel Township Deputy Mayor and committeewomen, Carole Balmar, is claiming the Open Space Trust Fund/ Tax would be used as a tool for subsidizing the infrastructure to arrive at the alleged “ZERO TAX

By |November 7th, 2016|Holmdel, Monmouth County|0 Comments
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Department of Veterans Affairs and Local Assembly Members to Hold Claims Clinic for Veterans in the 11th Legislative District

OCEAN - Local Assembly Members Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey will be partnering with the Department of Veterans Affairs - Newark Regional Office, to host a Claims Clinic for any and all veterans in the 11th Legislative District. The Veterans Claims Clinic will give veterans, service members, and their dependents and survivors the opportunity to meet

By |October 20th, 2016|Monmouth County|0 Comments
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Fulton Calls For Monmouth County Prosecutor to Investigate DiMaso Health Care Situation

HAZLET - Sue Fulton has called for the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office to investigate the health coverage of Monmouth County Freeholder Serena DiMaso and whether or not it is a violation of county policy. In 2009 and 2010 the board of Freeholders voted and then reaffirmed NJSA 17:33A-4a 3 and 4.  The resolution moved to "eliminate

By |October 20th, 2016|Election Coverage, Monmouth County|0 Comments
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CD-7 Challenger Peter Jacob Gains Momentum During Final Push to Election Day

SOMERVILLE - The Peter Jacob for Congress campaign welcomes the addition of several prominent advisers to their team.  Mark Parker-Magyar, former Data Director and Deputy Field Director for the Bernie Sanders campaign in New Jersey joins the team as the campaign’s Data Director, Fred Lonsdale, former GOTV Director for the Bernie Sanders campaign has joined the Peter Jacob for Congress