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Shore Senator Hopes D.C. Legislators Will Approve Aid Package
State Senator Jennifer Beck (R-Monmouth) called on Congress to stop the political posturing in an effort to pass the much needed Sandy aid package:
“This is getting serious, New Jersey is in need of help and Congress seems to be ignoring our citizens’ suffering. We still have thousands of people displaced or without homes, there is millions of dollars of damage to state and local infrastructure, the Jersey shore and beaches may never be the same.
“New Jersey is always there to help during times of need, now we are here, begging for assistance and it seems that some politicians in D.C. would rather play political games. Now is not the time!
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 >
Days Since Last Christie Press Conference (Jan. 9)
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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