Proving the incredible strength and grassroots support behind her candidacy for New Jersey’s 7th District, Democrat Linda Stender announced today having raised nearly $1,040,000 for the cycle and $430,000 in the first quarter of 2008. As of March 31, Stender had $840,000 cash on hand.Read More >
A pair of Bergen County Democratic legislators have endorsed Frank Lautenberg for U.S. Senate – putting them on the same side as a political foe, Bergen County Democratic Chairman Joseph Ferriero.
“No deals, no games. We offer a firm endorsement. Senator Lautenberg has earned our support and respect,” said Assemblywoman Valerie Huttle, referring to Ferriero’s original plan to endorse Rob Andrews – before the powerful Democratic leader was publicly emasculated by Rep. Steve Rothman, a key Lautenberg backer.Read More >
Cumberland County Democratic Chairman Louis Magazzu says his decision to endorse Rob Andrews for U.S. Senate and place him on the organization line in the June 3 primary has more to do with a long-term relationship between the ten-term incumbent and is not about any dissatisfaction with the incumbent, Frank Lautenberg.Read More >
The two Port Authority officials who resigned in the wake of the George Washington Bridge lane closure controversy have hired outside counsel, according to reports.Read More >
push continues for paid sick leave bill in NewarkNEWARK - Local workers, labor advocates, small business owners and several City Council members rallied at Newark City Hall on Wednesday to show support for the passage of a paid sick leave ordinance in New Jersey's largest city."This piece of legislation...
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By Christopher Durkin Many New Jersey lawmakers have fought to make it easier to vote. And there has been considerable progress in terms of voter access and information. Voter registration has been made easier, with forms available online that... Read More >
“We’re accustomed to port authorities who don’t think that accountability is part of their job.” - U.S. Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV (D-WV)- POLITICO
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