Local News

May 4, 2017

VENTNOR PUSHING BACK ON SUMMERTIME DUNE WORK

Ventnor is pushing back on a plan that would allow dune construction work to occur during the upcoming summer season.  Ventnor is telling the Army Corps of Engineers that the beaches are unavailable for the dune and replenishment work scheduled this summer due to multiple special events and activities. ##
May 4, 2017

VAN DREW: I WON’T SUPPORT STATE BUDGET THAT HURTS LOCAL SCHOOLS

State Senator Jeff Van Drew says he will not support any state budget that strips funding away from local school districts.  Van Drew says our legislative district would be most severely impacted by a proposal being discussed in Trenton that would not protect districts from losing aid. ##
May 4, 2017

MORE OPPOSITION LINES UP TO FIGHT TRUMP ON OFFSHORE DRILLING

More opposition is lining up to fight President Trump on his plan to sign an executive order that will permit offshore drilling.  Major environmental groups around the country are joining New Jersey based tourism and business groups in fighting the plan, saying the environmental risk is too great. ##
May 4, 2017

CHRISITIE: TIME TO PRIVATIZE FLOOD INSURANCE

Governor Christie says now is the time for the federal government to put flood insurance into the hands of the private sector.  Christie says too many homeowners received unwelcome surprises following Hurricane Sandy.  Senator Robert Menendez disagrees with Christie’s approach. ##