Team Blue Jersey will be at the Equality Walk
Who wants to walk with Team Blue Jersey?
** Blue Jersey 6-part Special Series: Ed Reform 101 **
Read Part 1: Testing & Part 2: Teachers.
What do you need to know before the kids go back to school?
Part 3: Merit Pay, Seniority & Tenure – posts at 9:15am.
NJ unions, public workers sue to stop pension, benefits overhaul
CWA, NJEA and public safety unons.
Church Withholds Blessing from School Conversion Bill
Catholic schools want the more beneficial Opportunity Scholarship Act, (OSA) which awards vouchers that enable public school students to attend private and parochial school.
Sorry, Tea Party
Their strange challenge to the newly-drawn legislative redistricting map is dismissed in Superior Court.
After considerable Christie drama, it turns out revenue figures are (much) closer to the Democrats’ estimates than Christie’s.
Christie bucks House Majority Leader, says Irene disaster aid needs to come before any US spending cut talk.
Christie & Homeland Security Sec. Janet Napolitano pledge assistance to NJ.
Obama’s disaster declaration clears way for aid to NJ.
More than $400M in health care-related construction brings better jobs, treatment options to SJ.
Open up a new economy, say proponents.
Blue Jersey Focus: Wayne DeAngelo
First installment of Blue Jersey’s newest feature is the 14th District labor leader DeAngelo, timed to hit as we head into Labor Day.
This is too funny
Mitt Romney has his Chris Christie moment. (National Review)
Diegnan: NJTV failed miserably during Hurricane Irene coverage
He wants assurances that won’t happen again.
Additional Assorted Christie
Right-wing radio host Mark Levin excoriates Christie.
Christie family at NJ 9/11 memorial.
Christie wrong to veto permanent fracking ban. (Jeff Tittel)
Jersey City will require 1,700 retirees to switch health benefits
Unless they pay extra.
Sette resigns as Morris County GOP, backs Christie pal Inglesino to succeed him.
Yep, this guy.
Bergen Freeholder Hermansen passed over for an unelected official by Team Christie, to replace Charlotte Vandervalk. (Charlie Stile)
Frustration in Paterson
1,500 people displaced and the city is still fighting back floodwaters.
The US Census and gay people in New Jersey
How accurate is the census in recognizing where gay people live in New Jersey?