News Roundup & Open Thread for Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

Christie apologizes for what he said about the civil rights movement

  • Yup. Not enough.

    Christie wants to expand his franchise into the U.S. Senate

  • Kyrillos to launch campaign for the nomination, and to challenge Menendez.

    Fix anti-bullying law

  • Don’t gut it. (Star-Ledger editorial board)

    Nominees Phillip Kwon & Bruce Harris

  • On the Supreme Court, Proceed With Great Caution. (Blue Jersey)

    Homeless veterans

  • As part of a 5-year federal initiative from the Obama administration to end homelessness among military vets, a Parsippany-based community service agency is working with a private developer to build 63 apartments and townhouses exclusively for former servicemen and women now living on NJ’s streets.

  • Quite a contrast with the way homeless vets are treated by the Christie adminstration.

    Blue Jersey chats with Michael Patrick Carroll

  • The 25th District Assemblyman, and strong conservative, sits for an interview with Joey Novick for Blue Jersey.

    Political party fundraising continues to plummet at the county level

  • So it should be a fun year for local candidates.

    NJ-10: “It’s time”

  • In Newark, Councilman Ron Rice challenged audience to raise $100,000 as he explores a primary run against Rep. Donald Payne.

    It wasn’t THAT crime – it was a DIFFERENT crime!

  • Right wing New Jerseyan and serial misrepresenter of facts James O’Keefe is a real bullshit artist.

    Attorney Christopher Porrino named to head NJ Division of Law

  • Division of Law provides legal representation and counsel to state departments and agencies, officials & employees. Represents the state in all legal matters including actions to enforce the law, defend state statutes and protect state interests in contractual matters.

    Assembly Democrats call caucus meeting to discuss same-sex marriage

  • Counting the votes.

    Trentonia

  • Assembly Human Services approves approved bill requiring specialized nurses to accompany students who could need life-saving care at a moment’s notice. Hiring nurses with fewer skills to save money has already led to at least one tragic incident, panel was told.

    Jerseynomics

  • Mitt Romney – afraid of his own Christie-style Coptergate?
  • Corzine was one of Obama’s top fundraisers.
  • Newark Special Ed Settlement, A Decade in the Details: 10 years in the courts and with some of its original plaintiffs long out of school, a federal lawsuit contending Newark effectively cheated thousands of students of special education services has been settled — with promises all around.
  • What would it cost to repair, restore or improve NJ historical sites? NJ begins survey to find out.
  • Casino Reinvestment Development Authority expected to approve plan to buff up the sagging gambling mecca.

    Utilities Argue They Don’t Have to Honor No-Build Option

  • If the National Park Service blocks a plan to build a high-voltage power line through the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, the utilities behind the project said they would tear down existing transmission lines and replace them within a decade anyway.

    Play Our Game!

  • Match the elected person with the schoolyard name Gov. has called them! (Sen. Loretta Weinberg)
  • News Roundup & Open Thread for Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

    Christie apologizes for what he said about the civil rights movement

  • Yup. Not enough.

    Christie wants to expand his franchise into the U.S. Senate

  • Kyrillos to launch campaign for the nomination, and to challenge Menendez.

    Fix anti-bullying law

  • Don’t gut it. (Star-Ledger editorial board)

    Nominees Phillip Kwon & Bruce Harris

  • On the Supreme Court, Proceed With Great Caution. (Blue Jersey)

    Homeless veterans

  • As part of a 5-year federal initiative from the Obama administration to end homelessness among military vets, a Parsippany-based community service agency is working with a private developer to build 63 apartments and townhouses exclusively for former servicemen and women now living on NJ’s streets.

  • Quite a contrast with the way homeless vets are treated by the Christie adminstration.

    Blue Jersey chats with Michael Patrick Carroll

  • The 25th District Assemblyman, and strong conservative, sits for an interview with Joey Novick for Blue Jersey.

    Political party fundraising continues to plummet at the county level

  • So it should be a fun year for local candidates.

    NJ-10: “It’s time”

  • In Newark, Councilman Ron Rice challenged audience to raise $100,000 as he explores a primary run against Rep. Donald Payne.

    It wasn’t THAT crime – it was a DIFFERENT crime!

  • Right wing New Jerseyan and serial misrepresenter of facts James O’Keefe is a real bullshit artist.

    Attorney Christopher Porrino named to head NJ Division of Law

  • Division of Law provides legal representation and counsel to state departments and agencies, officials & employees. Represents the state in all legal matters including actions to enforce the law, defend state statutes and protect state interests in contractual matters.

    Assembly Democrats call caucus meeting to discuss same-sex marriage

  • Counting the votes.

    Trentonia

  • Assembly Human Services approves approved bill requiring specialized nurses to accompany students who could need life-saving care at a moment’s notice. Hiring nurses with fewer skills to save money has already led to at least one tragic incident, panel was told.

    Jerseynomics

  • Mitt Romney – afraid of his own Christie-style Coptergate?
  • Corzine was one of Obama’s top fundraisers.
  • Newark Special Ed Settlement, A Decade in the Details: 10 years in the courts and with some of its original plaintiffs long out of school, a federal lawsuit contending Newark effectively cheated thousands of students of special education services has been settled — with promises all around.
  • What would it cost to repair, restore or improve NJ historical sites? NJ begins survey to find out.
  • Casino Reinvestment Development Authority expected to approve plan to buff up the sagging gambling mecca.

    Utilities Argue They Don’t Have to Honor No-Build Option

  • If the National Park Service blocks a plan to build a high-voltage power line through the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, the utilities behind the project said they would tear down existing transmission lines and replace them within a decade anyway.

    Play Our Game!

  • Match the elected person with the schoolyard name Gov. has called them! (Sen. Loretta Weinberg)
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