THAT’S OK, CHRIS. THE VOTERS OF NEW JERSEY HAVE PLENTY OF REGRETS FOR YA
- The Guv is not the most disliked politician in America (know who is?) but he’s pretty thoroughly reviled. But no matter, he has ‘no big regrets’ about anything he did in politics.
UN DIA SIN INMIGRANTES
- How to join the Day Without Immigrants today – no shopping, school, work or banking, in solidarity. More here.
- 7 ways NY & NJ are pushing back against Trump’s immigration policies.
- Catalina Adorno from Union City has traveled the Northeast talking to workers about the boycott today meant to bring attention to Movimiento Cosecha and the economic and labor contributions of immigrants.
- Thousands will be in the streets today for May Day – More later about NJ solidarity events supporting our immigrants here.
Princeton High School students Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi wrote a textbook about race, now in use in 22 states. The goal: “to show that, hey, actual people are going through this, your neighbors, your friends, your teachers. And build that platform of proof but also of empathy.”
- Miracle of miracles, the government decides to fund the government (but just till September).
- Wall Street wary of Christie’s health insurer plan.
- More than $100M in taxpayer money spent on public worker lawsuits each year.
- POTUS Trump spent Sunday talking Obamacare. Won’t surprise you to know he failed to get his facts right.
- Trumpcare and your teeth: Nearly 500,000 NJ residents now qualify for dental care that was out of their reach before the ACA; the ACHA and Republicans want to strip away that essential coverage (by the Dean of RU’s School of Dental Medicine).
- PSEG nuclear power plants will remain profitable through 2019, but that isn’t stopping the company from issuing warnings about using prices if plants are shut down, or looking for nuclear subsidies to keep them going.
Star-Ledger editorial: Forget decriminalization. Time to legalize weed.
- Gubernatorial debates are coming – Got a question to submit?
- Who is Raymond Lesniak and why is he running to succeed Christie as NJ governor?
- Voters are … underwhelmed. A sluggish start to New Jersey’s race for governor.
- NJ Institute for Social Justice: How will the next governor handle the state’s racial disparities?
- Wayne candidates file complaint, say their bracket was broken, bumping them to the bottom of the Passaic ballot.
The Atlantic City man who gained international fame as a community peacemaker when he broke up a street fight that went viral on video is back – rapping a message for people who are “socioeconomically deprived to not give up.”
JUST GOOD READING