LD 34 State Senate candidate Mark Alexander still wants the party line, but there is no indication the Essex County Democratic Committee will give it to him.
So while the Essex County power establishment crammed Joe DiVincenzo’s state of the county in Cedar Grove last night and state Sen. Nia Gill (D-34) waved to the crowd from the VIP section, Alexander turned up at a fundraiser for East Orange Mayor Bob Bowser – complete with speaking role.
Bowser is running for re-election again – off the line – against a ticket headed by Lester Taylor, who has the support of DiVincenzo acolyte and head of the local Democratic Party organization Leroy Jones.
Gov. Chris Christie today said the discussions he's having with Speaker Vinny Prieto (D-32) ahead of Monday's vote on bail reform are going swimmingly.Read More >
Christie makes his pitch on bail reform TRENTON -In a win-win moment for Gov. Chris Christie as he seeks tough guy points ahead of the 2016 GOP presidential primary, both houses of the legislature packed into the assembly chamber and listened as Christie pleaded for a constitutional amendment on...
By Linda Stender At his most recent town hall, Gov. Chris Christie accused his predecessors of "monkeying with the math" when it comes to their handling of our state's economy. But as the old saying goes, when the governor points a finger, he... Read More >
"Potentially, we can get this done, because it's important. We get it. We understand it. But there are issues. There's the speedy trial component. How are we going to pay for this? How is the risk-assessment piece of it going to be done?" - Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-32), on bail reform.- The Asbury Park Press
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