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It’s important now more than ever to elect Democrats to local office this November. We’re running to advocate for you and your values at the county level so we can protect democracy in Somerset. We want to protect your schools, restore efficiency to your commute, put an end to hate crime, and conserve our local environment. Can we count on you to help us achieve our goals for the betterment of Somerset county by voting for Melonie Marano for Freeholder and Darrin Russo for Sheriff on November 5th?
While Democratic Freeholder Candidate Melonie Marano fights for LGBTQ+ rights, Republican Freeholder Candidate Pat Walsh Remains Silent
It’s been 3 days since Democratic Freeholder Candidate Melonie Marano called for the resignation of “Straight Pride” activist Dr. Nace from the board of RVCC and despite public outcry, Republican Freeholder Candidate Pat Walsh continues to remain silent. Dr. Felecia Nace was appointed to the board of RVCC in 2017 through a closed and secretive… Read more
Democrats Call for Formal Nomination Process Following Outcry Over Republican Freeholder’s Nomination of “Straight Pride” Activist to RVCC Board
Somerset County Democratic Freeholder Candidate Melonie Marano called for immediate changes to the haphazard, crony laden board and commission nomination process the Republican Party has followed for decades. The call came the day after hundreds of concerned citizens and students filled a Raritan Valley Community College’s (RVCC) Board meeting following the discovery that board member… Read more
“Somerset County Prosecutor Finds No Criminal Or Administrative Violations In FTPD ‘Union Time’ Use”
The members of PBA Local 154 have done great work within the community. It’s a shame the Republican Candidate would try to politically exploit that. Follow the link below to read the full article. http://franklinreporter.com/somerset-county-prosecutor-finds-no-criminal-or-administrative-violations-in-ftpd-union-time-use/e/
Less than two weeks after Bill Parenti launched his dishonest attack on retired police officer Darrin Russo, the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office has contradicted Mr. Parenti, stating that all blame for possible mismanagement of the Franklin Police “union time” policy falls on “the former Chiefs” and not on “any individual officer.” “It’s time for Parenti… Read more
When asked about the most telling part of last night’s debate, Democratic Freeholder candidate Melonie Marano said the fact that Republican candidate Pat Walsh wouldn’t comment on Donald Trump stood out most to her. Melonie asked if she would support Donald Trump seeking re-election in 2020 and Pat Walsh wouldn’t answer. It’s clearly time for… Read more
Somerset County Debate Results: Republican Freeholder Pat Walsh Refuses to Answer Trump Question, Says “I Don’t Want to Talk About It.” Chief Parenti Motivated By Politics
Somerset County Freeholder candidate Melonie Marano asked a very simple question of her opponent at the candidate debate hosted by the League of Women Voters last night. Marano asked Republican Walsh “if she supports Donald Trump for president in 2020.” Walsh, who was clearly flustered, decided to dodge the question and instead responded saying, “I… Read more