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Spotlight: BettyLou DeCroce, NJ Assemblywoman 26th Legislative District

May 21, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ - BettyLou DeCroce is a New Jersey Republican assemblywoman who has represented the 26th Legislative District since 2012 when she was elected to fill a vacancy left by the passing of her husband, Assembly Republican Leader Alex DeCroce.

In a special election, she beat former Kinnelon Councilman Larry Casha by 120 to 67. In ...

Ciattarelli Rails Against NJ Transit, Calls for Overhaul

SECAUCUS, NJ - Saying both Democratic and Republican administrations had ignored transportation infrastructure problems in the state for too long, Republican businessman and gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli has released his plans to overhaul NJ Transit.

Ciattarelli, a member of the state Assembly and resident of Hillsborough, said his priority would be to restore the ...

Republican Candidates Running for Montville Township Committee Discuss Platforms

MONTVILLE, NJ - Annabel Pierce and June Witty, two of the three Republican candidates running in the June 6 primary election for the two open seats on the Montville Township Committee, attended the Montville Area Tea Party meeting on Thursday, April 27 to explain their platforms.

The two open seats on the Township Committee are available because Mayor James Sandham and Committeewoman Deb ...

Ciattarelli Characterizes Guadagno Ads as Misleading and Inaccurate

SOMERVILLE, NJ – After watching her lead slip from 25 points down to 11 points in the most recent Quinnipiac Poll, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno’s campaign has tried to swipe at Jack Ciattarelli’s record as a Raritan Borough Councilman and Somerset County Freeholder with two negative attacks – one misleading and the other completely inaccurate.

The Ciattarelli campaign ...

Gubernatorial Candidates to Square off in Televised Debate Tuesday

SOMERSET HILLS NJ - The first gubernatorial debates of the 2017 primary election will take place on Tuesday at Stockton University. They will be televised live on News 12 New Jersey and Telemundo, and they will be streamed live on the Stockton University Facebook page.

The debates are sponsored by the William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy of Stockton University.

The Republican ...

Democratic Candidates for Montville Township Committee Make Statements

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Democratic Committee met on April 20 and discussed members’ new-found energy in a mostly Republican town.

“We’re fired up and ready to go,” said Vice Chair Linda Lewis Kornreich.

Montville Township Board of Education Member David Modrak encouraged attendees to run for local positions, including the two open spots on the ...

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Ciattarelli: Every GOP Assembly Member Voted Against GOP Guadagno Electricity Plan

May 27, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli, candidate for the Republican gubernatorial nomination, said the May 22 vote in the lower house demonstrates how out-of-touch Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno’s liberal stance on cap and trade is with Republican voters in New Jersey, as a bill to return the state to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) passed 46-27 without a ...

Democrat Laura Fortgang Seeks State Assembly Seat in New Jersey’s 26th District

May 25, 2017

Laura Fortgang, a 21-year resident of Verona and internationally recognized career counselor and coach, is seeking election to the State Assembly in New Jersey’s 26th legislative District. Fortgang, a Democrat, said she wants to see New Jersey begin moving forward, and reverse the backward course the state has been following during the Christie administration.

“The New Jersey ...