Former Assemblyman Alfred Steele admitted today that he accepted bribes to deliver local insurance and roofing contracts, and will face 37-46 months in a federal prison. Steele, a Minister and former Passaic County Undersheriff, resigned from the State Assembly, where he was Deputy Speaker, following his arrest in September.Read More >
Political insiders won’t want to miss this weekend’s political programming on NJN.
State Senate candidates Nicholas Asselta and Jeff Van Drew will appear together on “On the Record” with Michael Aron. The show will air on Sunday at 9 and 11 am, and Monday at 6:30 am.
Tonight at 6:30 PM, you can catch PoliticsNJ.com’s Matt Friedman on “Reporters Roundtable,” along with David Chen of the New York Times, Cynthia Burton of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Dustin McNichol of the Star-Ledger. The panel will discuss several topics including the Clean Elections program and the 12th district state Senate contest. The show will repeat on Sunday at 10 AM.Read More >
New Jereyan Larry Cirignano, a former New Jersey political operative who has run Catholic Citizenship, an issue advocacy group that opposes Abortion and gay marriage, is currently on trial in Massachusetts. He is accused of assaulting a protester at a Worcester, MA rally against civil unions last December. Cirignano, who was an aide to the late Congressman Dean Gallo (a pro-choice Republican), allegedly shoved the protester, Sarah Loy, and knocked her to the ground. Yesterday, a state Judge dropped a civil right charge against Cirignano.Read More >
Rev. Alfred Steele, who resigned from the State Assembly in September following his arrest on bribery charges, is expected to appear in federal court today. U.S. Attorney Christopher Christie says he will offer comment after the 3PM hearing, and there is some chatter that Steele could enter a guilty plea as early as today.Read More >
The Press of Atlantic City has endorsed Republican Vince Polistina and Democrat Blondell Spellman for State Assembly in the hotly contested second district race. "Polistina is a fresh, welcome newcomer to the political scene whom we can endorse without reservation. With reservation ... Blondell Spellman is our second choice," the editorial said. READRead More >
President Barack Obama will return to New Jersey next week to tour the Jersey Shore with Gov. Chris Christie.Read More >
Christie cuts Jersey Shore reopening ribbon on “Today’ Show Gov. Chris Christie is walking the Jersey shore Friday morning along with members of the TODAY show. The governor is appearing on the morning news program ahead of the Memorial Day weekend. The TODAY show appearance is the first of...
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By Tedford J. Taylor No topic is a less likely conversation-starter than our eventual deaths. Still, there is a lot to talk about. When polled, about 90 percent of people presented with end-of-life scenarios prefer the prospect of dying at home with... Read More >
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