News Roundup & Open Thread for Friday,, May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015Uncategorized
Obama to Camden on Monday
He’s coming to see the “national model” of pollcing the new Camden force is advertised as. He’s likely to get a very different story if he veers off the official presentation and talks to many of Camden’s residents. Or the ACLU.
LOL: Stile: With Obama coming, Christie to hit the road.
Christie is confused about American taxation.
Maybe this will gin up “enthusiasm.” Staffing up.
Spars with teacher.
Christie to Georgia.
A semi-sensible remark on immigration.
On pensions, puts himself between a rock & a hard place.
And tries to alienate union membership from leadership.
While Christie flounders, What’s Next gets ready
Independent expenditure launched in support of Lesniak as proto-campaign ramps up.
Fulop, backed by pols and union leaders, denounces proposed transit fare hike, slams Christie.
NJ Dems gather in AC
Dean anchors Murphy-dominant opening day of state Dems conf.
NJ Dems focus on future.
Assembly ‘vehemently’ condemns Christie’s Exxon deal.
Dems’ legislation seeks to address growing concerns over PARCC tests.
Assembly OKs bill limiting drone use by law enforcement.
Diversity training requirement for NJ police clears Assembly.
“Out of network”: State legislators tackle persistent problem of unexpected medical bills.
2015 college grads, cartoonist Drew Sheneman feels your pain.
Ledger editorial: The Amtrak lesson: You must pay for safe infrastructure.
Well, this is embarrassing for Atlantic City.
Why were homeowners hit by Sandy left high-and-dry by insurers?
Are NJ’s tax breaks working? Back it up, skeptics say.
Higher ed funding way down, tuition way up.
Leonard Lance says he thought the Azerbaijan trip he took – secretly funded by the state-owned oil company, and now under investigation – was funded by the Council of Turkic American Associations, and he’ll be “furious” if he was misled.
Menendez Iran sanctions bill passes House without support of Scott Garrett.