Daily Archives: July 27, 2009

Rocky start for Guadagno on GOP gubernatorial ticket

BOB JORDAN – Asbury Park Press

Monmouth Beach resident Kim Guadagno made history last week by becoming the first person in New Jersey politics chosen as a lieutenant governor candidate. Guadagno was already in the record books as Monmouth County’s first female sheriff.

But Guadagno got off to a bumpy start on the first day of the campaign last Monday and continues to be challenged on her claim to have successfully handled tough negotiations with public-employee unions. Monmouth Democrats contend Guadagno instead obstructed efforts to freeze county government salaries by pandering to unions within the Sheriff’s Office.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Chris Christie said at a Freehold Township campaign stop that the flap has no reflection on his newly minted running mate.

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Video: Gov. Corzine’s leadership is putting people to work

In this new video released by the Corzine campaign last night, President Barack Obama’s Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood praises Governor Jon Corzine’s leadership in securing federal money for projects that are putting people to work in New Jersey.

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