"Ask the Senator" premiered on WOBM-AM Newstalk 1160 and 1310 on Wednesday with a visit from State Senator Sam Thompson (R-12).

Sen. Sam Thompson with Thomas Mongelli

The Republican, whose district covers parts of Ocean, Monmouth, Middlesex, and Burlington Counties, addressed a variety of topics, including:

  • Expanding casino gambling outside Atlantic City
  • Refunding the Transportation Trust Fund with a gas tax hike
  • Concerns about the state budget and the Public Workers' Pension Fund
  • What it's like to be a Republican in a mostly Democratic state

Check out the full episode right here, and keep listening for a new edition every month on WOBM-AM Newstalk 1160 and 1310.