Chris Hartmann, who has served as chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Rush Holt for the past five years, has resigned to take a position with the National Association of Health Underwriters.
In a letter to friends, Hartmann said Chris Gaston will take over as Holt's new chief of staff.
Hartmann has worked for Holt for the past 11 years, before that working for U.S. Rep. Bart Stupak, who retired in 2010.
Hartmann begins his new job as vice president for congressional affairs for the NAHU Monday.
Holt is one of four Democrats vying for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination.
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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