Weekend News Roundup & Open Thread for Feb. 9-10, 2013
February 10, 2013Uncategorized
Ridgefield Park’s Lincoln movies leave Steven Spielberg in the dust.
Must readLatest child welfare report shows ‘staggering data’ on growing up in Newark.
A very senatorial thing to point outCory Booker says U.S. military spending is greater than the next 10-12 countries combined.
2013Buono readies for tough battle.Healy calls Fulop a bad word – ‘Republican’.
CamdenAmid crushing poverty and crime, Camden fights on.
GunsDems cook up gun violence prevention bills while the GOP’s most rightward address a mostly male Second Amendment rally. Photo: Marko Georgiev, The Record
JerseynomicsChristie’s revenue shortfall could wallop the poor.
Neighbors in West Collingswood Extension say Haddon Twp wants to put all its affordable housing there.
Sandy RecoveryChristie gets forced into what looks like more transparency on contracts.
Firm hired to clear Sandy debris scrutinized for payouts to N.J. contractors.
Wonder where the estimated 72,000 Sandy-ruined cars, trucks, boats and jet skis have been stored since the storm?
Christie’s weight = the news cycle, Sandy contracts off the public’s front burnerChristie’s weight – and his talking about it – dominates news cycle.
Weighty lessons he can take from Taft who was never covered by a 24/7/365 video news cycle.
Politics of weight likely to dog him in potential 2016 presidential campaign.
Christie’s war of word’s with the former White House doctor.
Rutgers Eagleton poll: Poll shows chinks in Christie’s armor – or – It’s [still] the economy, stupid.Christie gets high approval rating, but voters dislike record on jobs, economy, taxes.
MenendezMenendez and Melgen: An inside look at how the money and access flowed.
Menendez pushes back against allegations and questions over ethics.
TrentoniaInternet gambling takes step toward law; assisted suicide bill moves forward.