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Prieto on Tuesday Assembly Job Creation and Economic Development Hearing
Assembly Budget Chairman Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson/Bergen) on Tuesday's Assembly committee hearing on job creation and economic development:
"To the members of the committee, I appreciate all your hard work and dedication, as I know this committee often is called upon to tackle some of our state’s most complex problems. Today is no different.
"New Jersey faces great challenges when it comes to rebuilding after Sandy. That was never more apparent than when we recently had the chance to tour the devastation along the shore. Recovering from Sandy will be a major endeavor, but when we do so, we also must tackle one of our state’s underlying problems - the lagging economy and unemployment rate 2 points higher than the national average..."
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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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