News Roundup & Open Thread for Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013
January 17, 2013Uncategorized
Bad day for a transparent government and an informed electorate
Star-Ledger announces layoffs of 34 employees, including 18 newsroom staff.
SJ Times lays off of 11 employees, citing economy, industry changes.
And earlier this week, Press of Atlantic City was put up for sale.
NJ Dems back Obama, propose sweeping gun-control reforms for state.
Victims’ relatives in Camden praise Obama gun proposals.
Coming: Surprise school security inspections.
Will the real Chris Christie please stand up.
2.6 Million – Plenty of people watched Jersey Shore too. It’s entertaining.
In 100th “Town Hall,” counters Obama on guns.
Only one congressman Christie campaigned for supported all 3 parts of the Sandy aid package.
Chris Christie v. _______
Norcross backs Barbara, bashes Codey.
Buono endorsed by NJ Women’s Political Caucus.
Dem NJ mayors want Gov candidates to get in the race ASAP.
Sources: Dem county chairs want candidates’ search over by Feb. 1st.
NJ Weedman sentenced to probation, fines, in medical-marijuana test case.
PA knocks Atlantic City off the #2 gambling spot.
Dear Bernie [Bertin Lefkovic], An Open Letter About Consolidation To A Charter Cheerleader. From, Darlene.
Privately run and publicly financed: Norcross expansion plans for ‘charterlike’ schools leave questions.