Mark Murphy’s Oct. 8 cartoon
SNL’s cold open last night was Jason Aldean, “struggling to understand what happened that night” and singing Tom Petty’s I Won’t Back Down.
You’ve already heard from Confederate flag-posting GOP Assemblyman Parker Space, who got caught calling Dem opponent Kate Matteson a “bitch.” Now, hear from Matteson and Gina Trish, his opponents. (Video)
The progressive promise to cut property taxes: Independent gubernatorial candidate Gino Genovese is getting some buzz in South Jersey with progressive groups frustrated with the local party structures. Oct. 11th, Cherry Hill Progressive Democrats will be hosting the candidate to talk about reducing property taxes.
- Sparks (finally) fly in NJ Gov race over Israel vote
- After the Las Vegas massacre, Murphy and Guadagno on guns, and where both campaigns stand now
- Tax promises from Murphy & Guadagno: Here are the numbers.
- 13 strangest, oddest, craziest things that ever happened in NJ governor campaigns
- Banning bump stocks in NJ: Christie says he’s open to it
- Christie’s personal project, his $200M opioid plan: Does it take money away from pre-K?
- Christie’s other pet project: Visible change in the process of Christie’s $300M Statehouse rehab
MORE ON OPIOIDS
- Newark sues 11 opioid makers, citing their ‘catastrophic’ impact on the city
- New Jersey sues fentanyl maker, calling its conduct ‘evil,’ saying it directed its sales force to have doctors prescribe the drug Subsys for any type of chronic pain even though it was only approved for cancer patients who couldn’t benefit from other opioids.
Flagging this for you: An excerpt from Run for Something, at bookstores now. (Daily Kos)
Bob Menendez is spending his weekend in Washington where he took pains to remind people he has a day job
What NJ can learn from Trump-grade sleaze (S-L editorial)
Divine imperatives in Jersey City: City renewal and getting leaders and government to do what is just
Resolution urging Congress to permanently exempt Puerto Rico from provisions of the Jones Act, introduced in the Legislature by Pou, Cruz-Perez and Ruiz
What NJ needs: More downtowns for millennials (and boomers) (Kevin Riordan)
Trump administration’s moves to cut back on free birth control and tighten abortion restrictions could add up to this: Women will have more abortions.
- A record of failure in Paterson schools, disastrous numbers in the PARCC math scores (NorthJersey editorial)
- Tom Moran says NJEA’s exec. director is lying to members about how much he’s paid