News Roundup & Open Thread for Wednesday, May 30, 2012

ACLU’s Deborah Jacobs on her way to a new job

  • After 13 years as ACLU-NJ’s exec director, she’s on her way to advocate for women at the Ms. Foundation for Women.


  • Perth Amboy school board tries, again, to get rid of superintendent Caffrey – will Chris Cerf intervene again?

    Really NJMVC?

  • This seems like it should be an easy fix, maybe you should fix it.

    Don’t fault Cory Booker for ambition

  • So says Star-Ledger.

    Christie ally & alleged political website hacker has no plans to step down

  • Felix Roque has no plans to step down as mayor of West New York, says a town official.

    Cory Booker’s communication director resigns

  • Would have been a classier move if Booker took responsibility himself for what he said on Meet the Press.

    Assorted Christie

  • Fierce Online Video finds the Gov, an “accomplished self-promoter” ahead of the curve getting himself seen.
  • Christie using offense to play defense. (Katz, Christie Chronicles)

    “Sticks and stones may break my bones”

  • Bruce Harris says he doesn’t care what people say when the question his qualifications for the NJ Supreme Court.

  • Christie will be holding a “Town Hall” in E. Brunswick at the same time his high court pick Bruce Harris was scheduled before Senate Judiciary.

    Primary June 5

  • CD9: Details of Bill Clinton’s Friday stump for Pascrell.
  • NJ Spotlight Voter Guides for CD10, CD5 & CD7.


  • At least for the short term, consumers are going to pay big subsides for new power plants in New Jersey.
  • Chris Christie’s Budget Calls For $1.64 Billion In One-Shots. (Audio)
  • Christie administration scores another win, in court this time, against unions, as a judge upholds suspension of COLA increases till about 2040.
  • That 7.6 mile gas pipeline you probably don’t want built through the Highlands you just cleared its last regulatory hurdle.

    Sweeney: Compromise on NJ university mergers won’t be ready by June 1

  • There is still very significant opposition.


  • Want to pay a woman to carry your fetus for 9 month? NJ Senate’s going to consider letting you.
  • Worried your personal documents might still be stored on a machine once used to copy/scan them? So’s the Assembly, and a bill now heads to the Senate to address it.

    Ken Zisa trial

  • Judge decides today if the suspended Hackensack police chief must step down.

  • Comment (1)

    1. carolh

      where he was reappointed in 2009, just before urging Adam Gussen to run for council in Teaneck?


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