Weekend News Roundup & Open Thread for Dec. 8-9, 2012


  • Dem Party sources: Booker v. Christie, or Buono v. Sweeney Civil War.
  • Wisniewski won’t run for governor.
  • Booker: Christie is vulnerable in next year’s election.
  • Trenton Times: Top 5 reasons NJ needs a Christie vs. Booker gubernatorial race.
  • Stile: Booker no certainty for governor’s race.

    “New Jersey has no idea what it’s doing and doesn’t care because all it’s interested in is making a buck or two …

  • In a deposition in the ongoing legal battle between the governor, the 4 major professional sports leagues & NCAA over sports betting, NBA commissioner David Stern harshly scolds Christie and the state.

    Assemblyman Robrt Schroeder’s military contracting company faces eviction after failing to pay rent

  • Only the latest legal and financial difficulty for the Republican charged by the state AG of writing bad checks.

    NJ certifies election results

  • Turnout dow from 73% in 2008 to 67%. LG Guadagno congratulates election officials for efforts during Hurricane Sandy.


  • What You Need To Know About the NJ Charter School Study.
  • Christie announces initiative to address shortage of math, science teachers in NJ.

    If you have something to say about NJ’s Hurricane Sandy recovery …

  • Say it at the 4th Senate Sandy hearing Tuesday in Highlands.

    Your embarrassing college dorm hijinks, drunk facebooking and political Tweeting are now safe safer

  • Christie signs bill barring employers from making job applicants hand over social media passwords.

    Sandy Recovery

  • ‘Master of Disaster’ James Lee Witt to guide NJ through Sandy recovery.
  • Lautenberg introduces bill to extend unemployment for families and businesses affected by Sandy.
  • Menendes & Schumer propose package of Sandy-related tax breaks.
  • Pallone: post-Sandy temporary housing plans in NJ to start following talk with FEMA director.
  • More protection from storms seen as a N.J. priority for federal Sandy aid.
  • Shore homeowners to get help with temporary repairs.

    Paulsboro bridge collapse

  • Menendez press conference, the age of the collapsed bridge that led to the toxic cloud, and some lingering questions.


  • Law and disorder: Edison’s police force plagued by infighting, lawsuits.

    Proxy battle

  • Heated Perth Amboy mayoral battle also about control of Dem committee seats.

  • Comments (2)

    1. 12mileseastofTrenton
    2. 12mileseastofTrenton

      down the throats of Democratic primary voters, they are sadly mistaken.


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