News Roundup & Open Thread for Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013

Happy Valentines Day.

This was the scene at Zuckerberg’s Christie funder

  • Condi Rice and guests have to walk through protest line at street.

  • Zuckerberg’s Christie Fundraiser Draws Fans, Protesters.

  • Protesters greet Christie at Zuckerberg’s Palo Alto house.

    24-bill gun safety package

  • Gun control measures approved by N.J. Assembly committee despite protests.

  • Thanks to for posting our Live-Tweeting alongside their reporters’.

  • In Ft. Lee, Weinberg tells parents addressing mental health issues is part of preventing gun violence.


  • In the midst of Hudson war with Stack, Sacco pairs off with Buono.

    Families plead with lawmakers not to shut Totowa, Woodbridge developmental centers

  • Emotions overflowed as dozens of relatives of the developmentally disabled tearfully called on the Christie administration to reconsider a decision to close the only two state institutions in northeast NJ devoted to the care of their loves ones.

    N.J. firms donated over $700,000 to Republican Governors Association

  • NJ-based construction companies, engineering firms, utilities & casinos – including many barred from making direct contributions to candidates – gave the RGA more than $700k last year when Christie was its vice chair.


  • Hoboken could be a model for dealing with urban flooding.

  • Hoboken mayor has other initiatives besides seawall.

  • Hoboken State of the City Address. Video


  • 4 young reasons to hope.


  • Our Jersey Jazzman guest posts at Diane Ravitch’s blog.

  • Battle over Hebrew charter school in East Brunswick ends up in court.

  • Frank Breslin: Laying siege to New Jersey’s public school system.

  • Mother Crusader: Charter cash cow lands in Paterson! Got New Markets tax credits?


  • Ledger: Obama takes a page from Christie on leadership.


  • Menendez off to Afghanistan as conservative groups take aim on ethics.

    Ash Wednesday March

  • N.J. immigration advocates call for rights, reform during march.

    How do you talk your way out of this one?

  • Jersey City councilwoman defends comments that ‘everyone’ in her ward has criminal record.
  • Comments (5)

    1. vmars

      “Gun control measures approved by N.J. Assembly committee despite protests” could be just as easily “Gun control measures approved by N.J. Assembly committee with broad support”


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