News Roundup & Open Thread for Monday, June 10, 2013

Must read: Buono’s Battle Not Just Against Governor

  • The Democratic gubernatorial candidate is embroiled in a struggle against party bosses and powerbrokers.

    Lautenberg’s seat

  • Norcross backs Booker for Senate. This makes all kinds of sense; they’re aligned on education issues, and on cutting pension benefits for teachers and public workers. Announced in the Philly Inquirer, owned/controlled by Norcross, which calls Holt & Pallone “traditional liberals”.

  • Poll: Booker starts Senate race with huge lead.

  • Filing deadline: 4pm today. #PetitionLand.

  • Sheila Oliver testing waters. .

  • Booker curries gay vote in Maplewood.

  • Chiesa to become a U.S. Senator today, Chris Christie’s trial balloon.

    Geraldo Rivera continues his Irrelevancy Tour

  • Because The Lord of the Rings.

    Will Chris Christie support Steve Lonegan, his 2009 GOP rival?

  • I think you know the answer to that.

    All the many, many things we could get NJ with what Christie’s spending on that self-serving special election

  • You can speculate on this long list, but Christie says he’ll kill any legislation to challenge his timetable.

    Bill would let NJ police search cell phones

  • GOP Sponsor Sen. James Holzapfel says this is necessary since police rarely witness crashes. Bill would let officers look through phone to see if the driver was texting or talking. Expect ACLU challenge.

    Bill Aims to Slam Telemarketers’ Claims About Cheaper Power

  • Some third-party suppliers are wooing utility customers with misleading come-ons about pricing and savings.

    New Charter School Bill Previews Before Committee

  • Even before discussion, the new measure is missing two key components — funding and virtual charters.

    Rutgers Grad Students Help Reinvent Sea Bright

  • ‘Sandy Recovery Studio’ works to transform sea walls and other structures into tourist attractions.

    Ledger slams Edison police union

  • And Mayor Ricigliano.
  • News Roundup & Open Thread for Monday, June 10, 2013

    Alliances good and bad

  • Norcross backs Booker for Senate. This makes all kinds of sense; they’re aligned on education issues, and on cutting pension benefits for teachers and public workers. Announced in the Philly Inquirer, owned/controlled by Norcross, which calls Holt & Pallone “traditional liberals”.
  • Sheila Oliver getting in.
  • Comments (6)

    1. Gavin Hollerwood

      The Democratic gubernatorial candidate is embroiled in a struggle against party bosses and powerbrokers.

      That’s a smart fight for someone with almost no resources or organization.  

      Reply
    2. 12mileseastofTrenton

      Folloiwng Stack today.

      http://www.politickernj.com/66

      Yet Buono is supposed to “compromise” with people who are actively supporting her opponent.  

      Reply
    3. 12mileseastofTrenton

      http://www.politickernj.com/66

      Eagleton poll (without Oliver) shows a huge Booker lead.

      http://www.politickernj.com/66

      Reply
    4. 12mileseastofTrenton

      Due to a family issue.

      http://www.politickernj.com/66

      Reply

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