News Roundup & Open Thread for Thursday, June 20, 2013
June 20, 2013Uncategorized
Howard Dean kicks off Netroots Nation 2013
Deciminyan will be reporting from San Jose, California.
Sarlo: “We have a deal in place.” Budget panels in both Assembly & Senate will have it today, with votes expected in both full houses Monday.
Will the new fiscal year bring another NJ revenue roller coaster? (Reitmeyer)
Rush Holt’s witty, info-packed little intro video.
Rush Holt launches website as the un-Booker.
Holt’s video contrasts him with Booker.
Norcross, Sweeney & Greenwald endorse Booker.
‘Solid South’ Cements Booker as Frontrunner.
Bergen Dems endorse Booker.
Frank Pallone gets Middlesex Dems’ endorsement.
Lonegan drops his fiscal conservatism for cheap political points.
Jeff Chiesa settles in, with Senate debates looming
Coming up for the Republican appointed to Lautenberg’s seat, immigration.
Lautenberg’s staff has a lot to do, shutting down office.
Sources: caucus hearing Prieto and Schaer as potential successors to Oliver.
It’s not political except that, you know, it’s Hitler. And it’s not NJ, except that it’s happening here
This little Nazi is a regular in family court near my house in Flemington, and now he has another little baby coming into the universe.
A Love Letter to Chris Christie
With an invitation. It’s not what you think.
Christie calling in reinforcements for NJ election bonanza – and it’s going to cost you
The Christie administration told the state Supreme Court this week that he is prepared to hire more state workers and rent more voting machines to avoid last-minute chaos with the 2 elections he’s scheduled 3 weeks apart. If he does, the projected $12 million cost will rise. And then there’s the logistical nightmare of getting machines in place and functioning.
Bergen Freeholders: State should pay for special election; vote to seek court order directing the state to reimburse the county for the extra election costs.
Megadeals: Does paying tens of millions of dollars to lure new companies here or convince them to stay qualify as a sound economic policy?
Your tab for Ocean City’s sand: $40 million.
Revel rebranding: AC’s newest casino now acknowledges it is a casino.
Christie tries to peel away vets from the outrage against his civil service changes.
Hamilton school business administrator has been paid $80K since being placed on leave during Mayor Bencivengo’s trial.
Syracuse U. chancellor Nancy Cantor to be named new Rutgers-Newark head.
State decides against building all-payer claims database.