Legislation sponsored by Senator Kevin O’Toole (R-Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic) to designate the “Honor and Remember Flag” as an official state flag was signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie.
“The ‘Honor and Remember Flag’ is an ideal symbol of the gratitude felt by people across New Jersey for those hometown heroes and heroines who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country,” O’Toole said. “It is a beacon of honor that assures no loved one’s sacrifice — none of the roughly 1.6 million troops who have died to protect our freedom — was made in vain.”
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"It's incredible, it's a dream. I would never have imagined that I would be running for mayor, but to have Ken Gibson say that, I didn't expect it. Having Ken Gibson on my side is the ultimate reference check. It's the ultimate in street credibility. Mr. Gibson said it, when he was running for mayor, people said that they weren't ready, but Mr. Gibson said 'ready or not, here I come.' I think that's apropos for my campaign. Newark is ready for this." Newark Mayoral candidate Ras Baraka- PolitickerNJ.com
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