A BRIDGE OF LIES
- Sen. Weinberg demands Christie-hired Bridgegate law firm refund $8M to N.J. because court testimony contradicts its findings.
- Bridget Kelly is attempting to build a narrative that includes the tale of a toxic office filled with bullies, back-stabbers and liars. and she a scapegoat. (Mike Kelly)
- At Bridgegate trial, Christie portrayed as something worse than a bully. (Charles Stile)
- Cross-examination questions Kelly’s timeline of fallout from GWB scandal.
- Governor Christie attended a groundbreaking for a medical center but declined to discuss subjects such as the Bridgegate trial.
- As more states shift toward Clinton, the RCP Electoral Map for the first time shows her with more than the votes needed (270) to win the election: Clinton 272, Trump 126 and Toss Ups 240.
- In the RCP average of recent polls in the 4-way race to the presidency she is +5.4.
AC RIDING THE WAVES OF MISFORTUNE
- Atlantic City produces a five-year plan, and hopes to fend off a State takeover.
- Borgata Casino: We did not agree to any tax settlement from Atlantic City.
- State offers $2.8 billion in bonds to help top off depleted Transportation Trust Fund. The bond sale will provide two years worth of construction funding while the recently enacted agreement replenishes the Trust Fund.
- Lawmakers still demanding answers from NJ Transit following fatal train Hoboken crash.
- The Bergen Hudson Light Rail which stops in Hudson may be extended into Bergen with new TTF and federal funds helping area commuters and economy.
Joe Kyrillos, Republican State Senator and former close ally of Christie won’t seek re-election after 30 years as a N.J. lawmaker.
In New Jersey the number of unaffiliated voters dropped nearly 10 percent between June and October as people changed their registration to Republican or Democrat.
Heroin in Ocean County is ‘out of control.’
A humble, modest but charismatic and determined John Lewis comes to Hackensack to support Josh Gottheimer as Representative in CD 5.
A Scene Right Out of Philip Roth: He names Newark Public Library as the repository for his own book collection.