Lonegan Runs for U.S. Senate
Steve Lonegan, former state director of Americans For Prosperity, has announced his intent to run for the U.S. Senate seat vacancy created by the death of Senator Frank Lautenberg.
In order to get on the Special Election ballot, 1000 signatures are needed. The winner of the August 13th Primary will face the Democrat challenger in the October 16th Special Election. The winner would then serve the balance of the Lautenberg term, and run for re-election in November 2014.
Governor Christie on June 6 named his Attorney General, Jeff Chiesa, to fill the Senate seat in the interim. The appointment would begin June 10.
Chiesa, 47, will serve in the U.S. Senate until residents elect someone to replace him during the Oct. 16 special election. Chiesa has served as New Jersey's Attorney General under Christie since January 2012.
Lonegan is the only Conservative running; for the names of other potential candidates, see PolitickerNJ.
Lonegan is seeking immediate help from Conservatives across the state. You can help by printing out the Petition and gathering signatures. But the deadline is close at hand.
Things that are still true:
* on Standby *
The State Planning Commission is ready to adopt the revised State Plan.
Action on the plan could come unexpectedly and with short notice, so we ask you to remain alert.
After 8 public hearings, public comment closed on 10/15/12, and on 11/14, the SPC met to adopt the revised plan, but postponed action due to Hurricane Sandy's extreme impacts on the Jersey shore.The chairman said "shore development components need to be reexamined before adoption."
We ask, if an ocean storm caught them by such surprise after all the global talk of environmental change, what is the quality of the "planning" that they were doing?
WHAT'S WRONG WITH IT?
But don't take our word for it. Read it the draft on which public comments were solicited, here.
Read the "Final" plan (now being revised), here.
*WHAT THE PLAN DOES*
The intent of the State Strategic Plan is to guide how the State allocates funding toward infrastructure, affordable housing, economic development initiatives. Problem is, NJ just can't get it right.
This time, Governor Christie wants to revise the 2001 plan (which NEVER worked) to coordinate the State's many departments (DOT, EPA, Transportation, etc.) and to consolidate and maximize funding for Economic Development. Problem now is, of all the "stakeholders" and planners who wrote the draft, its words come directly from Agenda 21. "Smart Growth." "Sustainable Development."
DEADLINE: OCTOBER 12
OBAMACARE: Current Update Link
H.U.D. Grants used to "hook" counties and communities into Agenda 21 obligations
... AND MANY TOWNS DON'T EVEN KNOW IT !!!
NJ Foreclosure Act #2 (s2157)
No sooner had Governor Christie vetoed S1566 (first Foreclosure Transformation act) than Senator Lesniak introduced a new version.
S2157 - This bill was approved by both houses of the NJ Legislature and was sent to the Governor for action on 12/3/12. SEE DETAILS HERE
California's Barbara Boxer thinks government should raise your child. Not state or even Federal government, but the UNITED NATIONS! And she wants it done NOW - by mid April, 2010. [ link ]
Help with Numbers: (quick video)
Here's a two-minute webcast to put President Obama's "budget cuts" in perspective. * Highly Recommended *
Link to: Wimp.com / BudgetCuts
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U.S. Supreme Court Rules for "Freedom of Speech" !
... Landmark ruling by the highest court ...
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