News Roundup & Open Thread for Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013
December 10, 2013Uncategorized
Port Authority ED Patrick Foye complies with subpoena to appear before Assembly Transportation Committee
Excellent reporting from WNYC of yesterday’s 5-plus hours of tense testimony.
Wisniewski calls for PA deputy director, Christie’s top appointee, to step down.
Wildstein told PA officials not to tell Fort Lee, or anyone, what they were doing.
Chris Christie’s traffic jam.
Christie Administration In A Jam Over Charges Of Using Busiest U.S. Bridge In Political Payback.
The culture of fear & political retribution that governs the part of Port Authority answerable to Chris Christie – from Sen. Loretta Weinberg.
George Norcross is now the majority owner of Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News & Philly.com
Don’t like the way his media reports on on his doings and his minions’ doings? Tough.
For the 2nd time this fall, the Christie administration has declined to join a multistate effort to curb air pollution.
LOL. Dick Cheney on Christie: He’s a “promising figure.”.
Christie’s fundraiser for Vermont GOP is closed to media.
Joe D’s man Anibal Ramos’s campaign war chest is more than $500k.
Newark students, parents, unions, politicians push back-but it will take more than marches.
AFT national president Randi Weingarten leads rally for public education in Newark.
The CD3 GOP expected primary – it’s not a party till there’s a Christie official in it.
Editorial: Playing politics with the poor, who need lawyers.
No tailgating at Super Bowl – NFL doesn’t want you.
Booted? Fugedaboudit: City workers, officials get car boots yanked for free.
Indictments handed down in Elizabeth free lunch coverup.
Hackensack’s city manager is forced to resign
City Council asked the city manager to step down four months after reappointing him and granting him a one-year contract in a move that sparked criticism because of his ties to the embattled former administration.
In a paper ballot recount, Tim Eustace’s over GOP challenger Joseph Scarpa narrows from 54 to 36 votes.
Senate panel slashes bill empowering administrative law judges.
Senate panel moves to increase funding for arts tourism.
Assessing gun control legislation in NJ – a moving target.