“I Will Act on Climate” Brigantine Bus Tour Stop & Press Conference: 4:00pm, Sen. Jim Whelan (NJ-2), BPU Commissioner Jeanne Fox, Stockton College Professor of Sustainability Patrick Hossay, Stockton College Professor of Biology Ron Hutchinson, and other participants will highlight the impacts of extreme weather and climate change in Brigantine, Atlantic County and throughout New Jersey, Mad Dog Morgan’s, 3004 West Brigantine Avenue, Brigantine.
NJ Gun Laws: 11:00am, Advocates for stricter gun laws to urge Christie to sign legislation banning .50 caliber rifles, Room 109, Statehouse, Trenton. This should be a no-brainer but don’t count on the governor agreeing.
Christie on Christie: Information has been dribbling out on our governor’s closed-door speech yesterday to the Republican National Committee meeting in Boston. Business Insider says attendees got this take-away: “I know how to win elections, so nominate me if you want to win back the presidency rather than just being concerned about ideology all the time.” Christie can get right to the point sometimes, can’t. he – particularly when it’s about him and what he wants.
FEC reports, just in the past week through this morning, indicate that independent funders have spent $161,087 in support of Cory Booker, $6,000 in opposition to Cory Booker, and $2,950 in support of Steve Lonegan. It appears Lonegan will get some limited support from the RNC, but will his former employer, the Koch brothers, or other big spenders throw him larger treats?
Rep. Jon Runyan (R- CD 3): to be presented the United States Chamber of Commerce’s Spirit of Enterprise Award “for his support of pro-jobs and pro-growth policies.” Delco Headquarters, Wilingboro. It’s OK to support enterprise, but then there are other things he supports: abolishing Obamacare, obstructing sensible reforms to reduce gun violence, voting for the Ryan budget, helping the Tea Party and much more.
Governor Christie: 11:00am, Groundbreaking Ceremony, PATH station, Harrison.
Buono/Silva campaign: Lt. gubernatorial candidate Milly Silva: 4:00pm, The Ron Kelly Show, Talk Radio, an LA independent internet radio station.
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