Superior Court Judge Patricia Del Bueno Cleary today threw out a lawsuit filed by Long Branch Mayor Adam Schneider against challenger Councilman Brian Unger, political consultant Pat Politano and others involved in last year’s Long Branch Mayoral election.Read More >
Congratulations to the team here at PolitickerNJ for our inclusion by the Washington Post's Chris Cillizza on his list of the best state political blogs.Read More >
Cumberland County Freeholder Lou Magazzu resigned today in the face of a scandal over nude pictures he sent to a woman he met on the internet.Read More >
The U.S. Senate a shirt time ago voted 74-26 for a bill that will cut spending and raise the nation's borrowing limit.Read More >
Nathaniel Johnson of Camden was sentenced today to 84 months in prison for stealing government funds in the form of checks from mailboxes and mail trucks in connection with an identity theft scheme that he ran with his wife, Lakisha Scanes, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced today.Read More >
After weeks of speculation, the direction of the Newark mayoral race may take an important turn today as prominent members of the Payne political family gather at Newark's Robert Treat Hotel at 11:30 a.m.
The campaign of Newark mayoral candidate Shavar Jeffries has called a press conference at which both U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-10) and Essex County deputy chief of staff and former state Assemblyman William D. Payne will be present.Read More >
Days Since Last Christie Press Conference (Jan. 9)
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 >
"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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