Assemblywoman Alison McHose claims state Senate candidate Rich Tomko lied about her record on weapons control. He didn’t.
May 12, 2013
State Senate candidate Rich Tomko published a letter in which he took on Assemblywoman Alison McHose for her abysmal record on controlling the spread of dangerous weapons. He specifically panned her sponsorship of a bill (A1498) that would make the sale of dum-dum bullets legal in the State of New Jersey. Here’s a link to [...]Read More
Here’s another look at how Governor Christie is balancing the budget to justify an income tax cut. This time he’s confiscating $140 million that is earmarked specifically for municipalities and to help the working poor.
May 2, 2013
Add this grab to the millions he’s confiscating from the utilities tax specifically designated for municipalities, and it’s clear that Christie will pay for any income tax cut at the expense of municipalities and the property owners who pay real estate taxes.Read More
Governor Christie is counting on $180 million in revenues from on-line gambling to justify an income tax cut. Like the other gimmicks he’s been using to bolster his budget, this one’s also looking iffy.
May 1, 2013
Christie’s revenue projections depended on approval of PokerStars’ bid to take over the Atlantic Club Casino in Atlantic City. That’s looking less likely. Here’s the story from the Star ledger.Read More
Sussex County Assemblyman Parker Space and Assemblywoman Alison McHose voted to close down developmental centers for the disabled.
May 1, 2013
The New Jersey State General Assembly just passed a bill (A3870) that would require that the two developmental centers for disabled people in North Jersey remain open. McHose and Space voted “no”.Read More
This week Assemblywoman Alison McHose burnished her reputation as a pro weapons advocate. She just voted against a profusion of bills seeking to curtail weapons violence.
March 1, 2013
Sometimes she was almost alone in voting “no”. For example, only two other GOP lawmakers joined her to vote against a bill disqualifying listed terrorists from buying weapons in New Jersey (A3687). And, only four others joined her to vote against a bill that would make mandatory a current system to provide mental health records [...]Read More
Assemblywoman Alison McHose proposes Florida’s “stand your ground” law for New Jersey.
February 26, 2013
One year ago, an unarmed teenager, Trayvon Martin, was gunned down in the Florida gated community in which he was living by a neighborhood watch coordinator, George Zimmerman. Zimmerman relied on Florida’s “stand your ground” law, to justify the shooting. After an uproar over the senseless killing, prosecutors brought charges of second degree murder against [...]Read More
Congressman Rodney Freylinghuysen seeks to duck his responsibility for the looming sequester budget cuts. He would have us believe that President Obama is to blame. That simply is not true. It’s the House GOP that is responsible.
February 17, 2013
This appeared in Congressman Freylinghuysen’s most recent email newsletter: The Week Just Past: Sequester – Not Reasonable, Not Responsible. “With each passing day, the federal government moves closer to devastating and unwise across-the-board budget cuts known as the ‘sequester.’ Half of these unwise reductions will be stripped from the Department of Defense; the other half [...]Read More
Sussex County Assemblywoman Alison McHose made the Star Ledger editorial page with her insistence that terrorists should be allowed to purchase their weapons in New Jersey.
February 15, 2013
She claims it’s about civil liberties. But would she also defend the liberty of suspected terrorists to fly on planes?Read More
It appears that we’ll be able to vote on an increase to the minimum wage in November. It will be on the ballot. “Thank heavens” says the Star Ledger.
February 14, 2013
Governor Christie’s veto of an increase in the minimum wage in NJ from $7.25 to $8.50 couldn’t be overturned because of Republican legislators like our State GOP Senator Steve Oroho, our GOP Assemblyman Gary Chiusano and our GOP Assemblywoman Alison McHose. All of them toed the ELEC line and voted “no” to helping the working [...]Read More
Raising New Jersey’s minimum wage is headed for the November ballot.
February 8, 2013
Months ago, the NJ Legislature passed a bill that would raise the minimum wage for the working poor in New Jersey from $7.25 per hour to $8.50. The measure also included a provision for cost of living increases in the future. After sitting on it for the longest legal time, Christie vetoed the bill. Instead, [...]Read More
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