Steinhardt hits Murphy after Monmouth poll

New Jersey Republican Chairman Doug Steinhardt hit Gov. Phil Murphy over his progressive agenda after a Monmouth University poll released Tuesday showed a 12-point rise in the governor’s disapproval rating. "Governor Murphy’s pitch to New Jersey was that he was going to make the high premium to live here worth it with a golden basket of services. People gave him a chance, but they’re coming to terms with the fact

New Jersey reacts to the State of the Union

Rep. Bill Pascrell: “Bipartisanship isn’t a word on a teleprompter; it’s a continuous approach that aspires to unity. After two years of uninterrupted chaos and corruption, I know better than to take at face value anything this man tells us. I do know that the new Democratic Congress will continue to offer a positive agenda that seeks to lift this nation up through trade policies that support working Americans, rooting

State GOP attacks Dems over Pelosi

The state GOP is taking aim at New Jersey’s 11 Democratic House members over a Thursday vote on leadership that ended with former House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi becoming Speaker of the House, a position she lost in 2011. "Today is the first of our Congressional delegation's new term. The eleven Democrats representing New Jersey are now woven into an ultra-liberal fabric that threatens our country's recent progress and prosperity,”

Steinhardt calls on Murphy to rule out tax hikes

New Jersey Republican State Chair Doug Steinhardt on Wednesday took aim at Gov. Phil Murphy after the latter declined to close the door on another tax hike in next year’s budget negotiations. "When leaders speak of tax increases, even casually, it breeds economic uncertainty, especially in a tax climate as unfriendly as New Jersey’s," Steinhardt said. "If we don't take indiscriminate tax hikes off the table, then businesses and the well-paying

State GOP event sees more than 300 toys donated

The New Jersey State Republican Party collected more than 300 toys for children in need at its Toys for Tots Christmas party last night. “As I said last night, good government should be about giving back to your country, your community, and your constituents,” Republican state chairman Doug Steinhardt said. “That is what motivates me to do this job and that is why I thought it was important that our holiday