New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez wasn't interested in being considered a vice presidential contender in 2012, and the same could be said for 2016.
At least, that's the word according to published reports that indicate the Republican executive wouldn't be interested in running on a ticket with Gov. Chris Christie.Read More >
WEST NEW YORK - Ready to roll with the punches that define Hudson County politics, Hudson County Freeholder Jose Munoz (D) said that he wants to keep his seat, whatever challenges lie ahead during the 2014 campaign.
"I'm definitely running," Munoz told PolitickerNJ.com on Wednesday. "The people of the district are the ones who vote. Ultimately, they are the ones who make the decision."Read More >
CAMDEN - William Moen, Jr. has been named to run the South Jersey office of U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D - NJ).
Moen's official title will be Assistant Director of Constituent Services in charge of South Jersey, according to Mo Butler, Booker's New Jersey State Director. He will start work in his new position on Monday.
Moen most recently served as a legislative aide for Assemblyman Angel Fuentes (D-5), where he helped draft public policy initiatives, provided community outreach and performed other services for the legislators representing 19 Camden and Gloucester County towns, including Camden City. Prior to his work as a legislative aide, Moen served as communications director for the Fifth District Office. He also worked in various capacities in state, county and municipal campaigns in New Jersey, and interned for U.S. Rep. Robert E. Andrews (D-1) and state Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney (D-3).Read More >
The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission is going after a former senator for $140,000 in campaign funds it said were used in the defense of a criminal case.
ELEC filed a civil suit Friday seeking the repayment from former 38th District Senator Joseph Coniglio and his treasurers.Read More >
We have this love affair with Hillside, its industrial character and history, and the way it ping pongs politically between the hyper-oxygenating super powers of Newark and Elizabeth.
But it wasn't the only collision this week, which marked another five days of waiting for Wimberly in Paterson...Read More >
LAWRENCEVILLE – U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7) was no stranger on the campaign trail for Steve Lonegan.
When the former Bogota mayor made a bid for the U.S. Senate, Lance traveled outside of his district to celebrate Lonegan’s primary victory in Secaucus in August and was on hand when Gov. Chris Christie endorsed Lonegan’s Senate bid later that same month.
Lonegan ultimately lost his bid to Democratic challenger Sen. Cory Booker, but with recent news of the former mayor mulling a congressional bid to fill the upcoming vacancy in CD 3, Lance is again faced with the possibility of being able to work alongside Lonegan in Washington.Read More >
TRENTON – A main booster of internet gaming in New Jersey who last month announced plans for an international level of expansion laid out some of the nuts and bolts today of his proposal.
Sen. Ray Lesniak, (D-20), Union, a leading proponent of internet gaming, introduced S3084, which is designed to help make Atlantic City a magnet for international gaming companies that could produce jobs and revenue.Read More >
The man reported to be at the center of a controversy over lane closures on the George Washington Bridge is resigning from the Port Authority, according to published reports.Read More >
Lance looking to ensure CD 3 ‘remains in Republican hands’ LAWRENCEVILLE – U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7) was no stranger on the campaign trail for Steve Lonegan. When the former Bogota mayor made a bid for the U.S. Senate, Lance traveled outside of his district to celebrate Lonegan’s primary...
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By Christopher Durkin Many New Jersey lawmakers have fought to make it easier to vote. And there has been considerable progress in terms of voter access and information. Voter registration has been made easier, with forms available online that... Read More >
"During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die."- Nelson Mandela
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