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Spencer Hails Jersey City’s Bike Lane Initiative
(29th Legislative District) – Assembly Environment Chairwoman L. Grace Spencer (D-Essex) released the following statement on Jersey City’s plan to create 54.7 miles of bike lanes and shared bike routes as part of the city's 365 Days of Green initiative:
“I applaud Jersey City’s initiative. Not only is a great step toward a greener New Jersey, but it will also promote good health, and that’s something we can all support.
“As an avid cyclist myself, and also as an advocate of clean environment, I urge other municipalities throughout New Jersey to take a look at Jersey City’s program and make efforts to emulate it. By promoting green initiatives such as this, we will be a better New Jersey..."
To read more, please visit the New Jersey General Assembly Democratic Office Web site.
A former administrator and a former shop foreman at the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission were convicted at trial today of charges that they directed subordinate employees to complete repairs or improvements at private homes while on-duty for the PVSC, according to Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman.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 JEFF BRINDLE Anytime now, the U.S. Supreme Court will render a decision in McCutcheon v. FEC. And while reformists may not like it, the high court is likely to allow national parties to raise far more money. That could strengthen them... 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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