“The times they are a changin'” News Roundup & Open Thread for Wednesday, January 10, 2018

NEW LEGISLATIVE SESSION (2018-2020)

TUESDAY: PHIL MURPHY’S AND  SHEILA OLIVER’S INAUGURATION

  • 9:30 – 10:30 am Prayer service at Shiloh Baptist Church in Trenton.
  • 11:00 – 1:00 pm Swearing In ceremony at the War Memorial in Trenton.
  • 7:00 – 11:00 pm Inaugural Ball at MetLife Stadium with an engineered-for-winter tent on the field. To purchase a ticket click here.

CHRIS CHRISTIE

GOVERNOR PHIL MURPHY

 

House Democrats increased their efforts to defeat Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen this year, adding challenger Mikie Sherrill to their list of top challengers.

Sen. Booker gets Judiciary panel seat, saying, “It’ll be my mission to check awful actions by Trump & Sessions.”

State Democrats plan to circumvent SALT problem with charitable “support funds.”

Promises aren’t going to bring property taxes down; implementing one or more admittedly difficult reforms might do the trick. (OpEd Richard F. Keevey)

Report urges major investment in NJ’s aging,leaky drinking water pipes.

Hearings highlight depth of problems at NJ Transit.

Ewing Twp. Councilman David P. Schroth (D): prospective candidate in LD15 to succeed Assemblywoman Liz Muoio – Murphy’s choice for State Treasurer.

Matthew Hale asks: So…. What about this? Public/Philanthropy Partnerships. (Opinion)

 

These are books N.J. doesn’t want prisoners to read. (picture)

 

 

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