News Roundup & Open Thread for Friday, April 18, 2014

May 1st CD12 Civil Rights & Liberties Debate hosted by ACLU-NJ

  • Bonnie Watson Coleman, Linda Greenstein, Upendra Chivukula, Andrew Zwicker & tea party Republican Alieta Eck. Moderated by Mike Schneider.

    Speaking of civil liberties …

  • A Cumberland County woman wants to know why NJ will let her have a license plate reading BAPTIST, but not one reading 8THEIST. She’ll be repped in court by Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

    A scandal-ridden governor, a scandal-ridden governor who resigned and a federal prosecutor walk into an event …

  • Christie. McGreevey. Fishman. And it wasn’t about Bridgegate, it was about helping inmates prepare for a better life after prison.

    Bridgegate

  • Christie names Seton Hall Law School dean Pat Hobbs as “ombudsman” to keep watch for wrongdoing, bolster ethics training and improve email communication policies within the governor’s office.
  • Bridgegate committee legal costs break $525k.
  • Federal prosecutors want to talk to Port Authority commissioners about Bridgegate, source says.

    Codey calls on Rutgers to fire athletic director Julie Hermann

  • The latest embarrassment caused by the Rutgers AD is telling a journalism class she’d be happy if the Star-Ledger went out of business. Codey: “Why the vitriol? The newspaper and other news organizations dared to hold Hermann and the university accountable for its decisions.”

    Jerseynomics

  • Gas tax hike doesn’t have many fans.
  • Moran: Why Obamacare will survive.

    NJ loses 1,300 jobs in March

  • And New Jersey unemployment is higher than it was a year ago (and considerably higher than the national rate).

    2014 races

  • Nope. Jim McGreevey doesn’t want to be a power broker in the Newark race.

  • Paterson: Court filings reveal mayoral candidate’s decades-old criminal conviction.

  • Paterson: Fulop and Sweeney both donate to Andre Sayegh’s mayoral campaign.
  • News Roundup & Open Thread for Friday, April 18, 2014

    May 1st CD12 Civil Rights & Liberties Debate hosted by ACLU-NJ

  • Bonnie Watson Coleman, Linda Greenstein, Upendra Chivukula, Andrew Zwicker & tea party Republican Alieta Eck. Moderated by Mike Schneider.

    Speaking of civil liberties …

  • A Cumberland County woman wants to know why NJ will let her have a license plate reading BAPTIST, but not one reading 8THEIST. She’ll be repped in court by Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

    http://www.nj.com/politics/ind…

  • Comment (1)

    1. Bob h

      about being an NJ taxpayer now is having to contribute towards the $450k salary of people like Julie Hermann.

      Reply

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