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New Non-Profit Targets MacArthur

Sussex County Democrats endorsed Sherrill in NJ-11.

March 27, 2018, 10:30 a.m.

NJ-02: Former governor candidate Hirsh Singh (R) “prevailed at the county GOP’s annual convention Saturday over six other Republican opponents,” winning support to replace Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R). “With the victory in Atlantic County, Singh has the support of Republican parties in four of the eight counties in the 2nd Congressional District.” (Press of Atlantic City)

NJ-03: Rep. Tom MacArthur (R) “is being targeted by a new nonprofit group,” New Jersey for a Better Future, which plans to spend seven-figures “to educate voters about his” votes to repeal Obamacare and for the tax code overhaul. The group was “formed by leaders of the Communications Workers of America union, the liberal group New Jersey Citizen Action, the New Jersey Organizing Project and the NAACP.” (Burlington County Times)

NJ-11: The Sussex County Democrats endorsed ex-Navy helicopter pilot Mikie Sherrill (D) on Sunday at the committee’s nomination convention. She took 100 votes to 10 for international divorce coach Tamara Harris (D) and one for attorney Mitchell Cobert (D). (New Jersey Herald)

“A ‘historic’ bill protecting women and minorities in the state from workplace discrimination passed both houses of the state Legislature on Monday, and Gov. Phil Murphy (D) has already pledged to sign it into law.” It passed the state Assembly with 74 votes, and Assemblyman Jay Webber (R) was one of only two votes against it. (NJ.com)

Sherrill, in response to Webber’s vote: “In 2018 it is hard to believe that any legislator would vote against ensuring women get equal pay for equal work. I am deeply disappointed that Assemblyman Jay Webber chose to vote, yet again, against legislation that would give the women of New Jersey a well-deserved raise.” (Twitter)

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