Mark Matzen will carry on with Newark Mayor Cory Booker as the mayor explores a future U.S. Senate run.
"Continuing as his statewide political strategist," Matzen told PolitickerNJ.com.
Matzen, who cut his teeth on U.S. Rep. Rush Holt's (D-12) campaigns, helped engineer Booker's statewide gubernatorial cliffhanger last year.
After flirting with both gubernatorial and Senate runs, Booker opted for Senate.
Lew Candura, the veteran chair of the Morris County Democratic Committee, will retire this year and back the organization's executive director, Chip Robinson, to serve as his successor.Read More >
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Bridget Anne Kelly’s attorney says lawmakers rushed to judgement An attorney for former top Gov. Chris Christie administration official Bridget Anne Kelly filed paperwork arguing his client shouldn’t have to comply with a legislative subpoena. The documents, filed by Kelly attorney Michael Critchley, argues lawmakers rushed to judgment...
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 >
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