News Roundup & Open Thread for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013
January 16, 2013Uncategorized
LoBiondo and our “moderate” northeastern Republicans can blame themselves.
Garrett only member of NJ delegation to back bid requiring spending cuts for aid.
House approves $50.6B in superstorm Sandy aid.
Sandy aid is big win, but don’t expect a Katrina-sized boom.
Shore residents, officials express disbelief at aid delay.
If it’s hard to grasp the concept of “disaster,” this headline should do it.
AP: US ordered delay in Menendez intern’s arrest
Federal immigration agents were prepared to arrest an undocumented immigrant and registered sex offender days before the November elections but were ordered by Washington to hold off after officials warned of “significant interest” from Congress and news organizations because the suspect was a volunteer intern for Sen. Bob Menendez, according to internal agency documents provided to Congress.
Off-the-grid in East Amwell
Is Christie campaigning on YouTube?
Pascrell: Christie has not done enough in Washington to fight for Sandy aid.
Christie Forgoes Public Funding After Raising $2.13M.
On property taxes, Gov. Chris Christie is containing the beast: Editorial.
Town Hall Taxpayer-Funded Campaign Rally.
Fuggedaboutit: No Climate Change Questions For Chris Christie During Interview Blitz On Superstorm Sandy. ThinkProgress
Lisa Jackson A/K/A Richard Windsor
Right-wing is unsatisfied by EPA’s response to a FOIA request for Jackson’s emails, including a non-public account under a different name, the name of a family dog when Jackson lived in East Windsor Twp., N.J..
Chris Christie v. _____
Uneasy times for Dems facing Christie juggernaut Schoonejongen
Monmouth Dems release full list of endorsements for Buono.
Pascrell, who said he “wasn’t pursuing” a race for Gov, leaves himself some wiggle room.
Diane Ravitch covers Mother Crusader on Hatikvah Charter School.
Charter Schools: The Best Way To Destroy Your Community.
Commission on Holocaust Education takes on Stalin.
16.3% – rise in NJ participation in federally financed school breakfast program.
Bag that bill: N.J. voters oppose law charging shoppers for plastic grocery bags.
Divvying Up the Department of Environmental Protection.
What Makes a Democrat a Democrat?
Jersey City Mayor’s Race.
N.J. state revenue off 4 pct. for the year.
Camden police hold off on response to ‘last offer’.
Paulsboro – Report of Conrail payout unfounded.