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First in: Barbara Buono makes it official she’s running for Gov
Here’s her announcement.
2013 NJ Governor’s race already heating up.
Inky Reporter: FAIL
We heard back from the reporter whose piece Deciminyan discusses. We’ll have more on this later.
Judge reverses Cory Booker’s attempt to install a machine choice to City Council, ruling Booker did not have the authority to cast a vote.
“This is not a local speech,” a Democrat said at a Booker speech in North Jersey, speaking on condition of anonymity. “He’s running for something, I just don’t know what.””Pope?” someone suggested.
Futures for Booker, Lautenberg tied together.
Booker’s week on food stamps: Political ambition amid the burned sweet potatoes.
“I have firmly stated before and will say again now that I do not believe you put civil rights on the ballot, period.”
Steve Sweeney says he’ll oppose Reed Gusciora’s bill for a statewide referendum on marriage equality, which the Assemblyman says he now wants following ballot successes in ME, MD & MA last month.
Star-Ledger: To defeat Christie on gay marriage, a popular vote is New Jersey’s safest bet.
Bill Would Block Attempts to Change Children’s Sexual Orientation
State psychological association backs measure, some religious groups oppose.
For some at Shore, Sandy may be the end.
Business owners complain FEMA isn’t helping much.
Judge halts a ‘reconstruction summit’ the NJ AG calls a scheme to profit from Sandy victims.
50 FEMA trailers expected to be ready for families by Christmas, plus 130 more housing units expected to be available on Fort Monmouth property.
Christie’s NJ Supreme Court nominees:
Where’s the Democrat?
So that’s what compromise looks like …
New Jersey’s Antonin Scalia Equates Gay Sex With Murder
Scalia: “If we cannot have moral feelings against homosexuality, can we have it against murder? Can we have it against other things?”
Scalia in Hot Water Again Over Homosexual Comments.
NJ health premiums up 53% in 8 years.
Foreclosures Still Hit Home for Tens of Thousands in NJ.
Donor fraud nets Bergen County broker 5 years in prison for illegal contributions to Menendez
Dude used straw donors to make nearly $100k in illegal campaign contributions to the senator while evading more than $2M in personal income taxes.