Expect to see former mayoral candidate Eric Jackson announce his candidacy for mayor of Trenton in the coming weeks.
The former city DPW director’s allies have been working on the ground in the days since the feds charged Mayor Tony Mack with corruption.
Today’s indictment doubles down Jackson’s commitment to go after the post he sought in 2010, which he lost by three votes to Mack prior to the runoff election.
For now, Jackson kept his statement blunt.
“I knew this was coming,” he said. “It was inevitable. The city has to look forward to new leadership. It is a sad day for the City of Trenton.”
The anticpated press conference that was to be held today by the Newark mayoral campaign of Shavar Jeffries involving members of one of Newark's most prominent political families has been cancelled, according to the Jeffries campaign.Read More >
Days Since Last Christie Press Conference (Jan. 9)
Greenstein versus Watson Coleman in Princeton PRINCETON – When Princeton Community Democratic Organization (PCDO) Chairman Jim Durbin announced a second ballot runoff tonight and the losers headed for the back of the room, he alerted committee members to the names of the two surviving competitors. But people already...
By Suzanne M. Walters When unions representing local police and firefighters cannot agree to new contract terms with local governments, State law mandates that the parties submit to binding arbitration. A third-party referee, then, sets the... Read More >
"The governor has allowed political cronyism to continue and even flourish, rather than stamp it out, with some of his closest confidants enriching themselves through millions of dollars in state contracts, and legal and lobbying fees, an Asbury Park Press review of thousands of pages of campaign, lobbying and contracting documents found."- The Asbury Park Press
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