Here’s your weekend news roundup. Filling in for Rosi, so let us know if we missed anything in the comments
Sequester Finger Pointing And The Impact On You
Solutions to the sequester? Not so much. But there’s plenty of blame to go around.
Congress seems resigned to sequestration.
Senator Menendez said that N.Y.-N.J. Sandy Aid May Drop because of the Sequester.
The AP looks at how the budget cuts could affect you.
Brunt of federal cuts to hit N.J. with furloughs, airport slowdowns and court closures.
Farmer: Sequester reveals America’s broken politics.
Deciminyan was there to cover the CWA endorsement of Senator Buono for Governor and spoke with their state director Hetty Rosenstein following the event.
Middlesex Republicans believe they have hope.
Examining Christie’s budget
The Sierra Club says that New Jersey’s environment is under attack in Christie’s budget
“Christie’s budget seems unwilling to acknowledge that the N.J. jobs crisis is real.”
Inquirer Editorial says Christie’s budget is hit and miss.
The Courier Post asks where is the focus on property taxes?
Municipal officials say their town will “make-do” with flat aid.
Everything you may have missed in Education
Check out Jazzman’s weekly education roundup for any education news you may have missed.
N.J. schools debate granting police direct access to security cameras
Report says Atlantic City among highest number of Sandy-damaged homes in state.
After leaving their trains in a place they were warned not to and seeing them flood, the NJ Transit board is expected to vote Monday on three multimillion-dollar contracts with firms handling repairs to infrastructure and equipment damaged by superstorm Sandy.
Ortley homeowners are frustrated by delays in utility, insurance and permits.
Badges, we don’t need no stinking badges… or maybe we do
Montclair Council members will start carrying badges “for identification and access purposes.”
NJ to appeal sports betting decision
After suffering two setbacks in federal court, New Jersey officials are pressing ahead with a fight to give the state’s struggling gambling industry a boost by introducing betting on sporting events.
Despite the legal setbacks, N.J. is still moving at dizzying pace to implement online gambling.