A second chance for the NJ legislature to do the right thing
And a chance for some redemption for some Democrats. Marriage Equality will be the first measure to be introduced in both Assembly & Senate in the coming session.
Are you black? Hispanic? Female? You need to read this
Rutgers economist: Unemployment is falling, but it’s falling the most for white men.
Test scores. Teacher evaluations
New study supports using test scores in teacher evaluations. (Tom Moran)
One Study Does Not a Policy Make (Jersey Jazzman)
63% of NJ’s elderly & 58% of low-income residents did not go online over a 30-day period
Something that needs to be considered as NJ considers eliminating requirements to publish legal ads in newspapers. Of course, newspapers have a huge stake in this too.
Express-Times makes the newspapers’ case.
Steve Sweeney would be judged on his NJ Senate leadership, which would have to improve
Sen. Sweeney explores U.S. Senate run.
Now, 9 months after he told the press to ‘take a bat out on’ Loretta Weinberg, he regrets it?
Gee, I wonder if that has anything to do with the fact she’ll be Senate Majority Leader in a few hours. Christie’s woulda-coulda-shouldas also include ditching Jersey for Disney during the blizzard – – a year ago.
Christie: New Jersey Gov? Or Romney Gov?
Who’s Christie working for?
Christie’s 2nd trip out of state to NH for Mitt. (Washington Post)
Two candidates separated by style
Pascrell. Rothman. (Herb Jackson)
Christie says visit to Bergen wasn’t meant to signal a GOP shake-up
Intra-party soap opera, this time on GOP side. (Charlie Stile)
Kim Guadagno, or somebody in her office, really needs to grow up
LG in a snit? Menendez & Christie, and other tidbits from The Auditor.
Ever wonder what physicist Rush Holt did before Congress?
He helped run this huge lab, about to get a major upgrade.
Hudson County’s Power List
You on it? (Hudson Reporter)
Assembly committee unanimously OK’s ‘Urban Hope Act’.
No surprise – No Child Left Behind FAIL.
Flatly rejects media reports Friday suggesting that he’s blocking one of President Barack Obama’s appellate court nominees because she’s in a relationship with a federal prosecutor who investigated the senator for corruption during his 2006 campaign.
Why did Menendez block nomination of favored N.J. judge? (Tom Moran)
Christie planning to rein in Port Authority in ’12.
Show me the jobs, Governor.
Boomers: You own a lot of small biz. What next?
Yo, utilities: Solar’s got some demands …
Builders ready to start construction in 2012.
How do we stop the violence killing Newark’s children
There are good, stable families. Hardworking parents, fathers who protect their kids. But too many children, young men, grow up learning to emulate a misrepresentation of what a man is supposed to be. (Joan Whitlow)
Garfield march against police violence
Supporters of slain teenager Malik Williams, killed by police after fleeing from police HQ, marched through the streets of Garfield, calling for an end to police violence.
Developers & environmentalists spar over sewer bill.
Gov. Christie signed the Grow NJ bill yesterday, allotting $200M for economic development in 9 transit hub cities that need financial help, including Newark & Jersey City.
Wind energy: Maryland’s watching New Jersey.