Or 75 million millennials with a vote. [Cartoon by Drew Sheneman]
Donald Trump finally killed somebody on Fifth Avenue (hat/tip Bonnie Trachtenberg)
Trump Tower fire victim called ‘crazy Jew by President, says close friend of the deceased
State of Michigan says Fuck You to majority black city
No more free bottled water for Flint residents, Michigan officials say. Governor Rick Snyder says the water quality’s just fine now. Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the pediatrician who blew the whistle on the dangerous levels of lead in Flint’s water supply says residents – especially children – won’t be safe until the lead pipes are replaced.
We are a very wise people, here in the Garden State
Latest Stockton poll says Trump remains very unpopular across New Jersey. Only 29% of us say Trump’s doing a ‘good’ or ‘excellent’ job as POTUS. We also want stricter gun control laws. We want our ‘Dreamers’ to stay. And the generic ballot question has some very good news for Democratic congressional challengers. New Jersey, you look good.
AMEN. So what if we’re going to hell. Vaccinate your kid. (Star-Ledger editorial) Need the background on this?
- By former assemblywoman Joan Quigley: How the state budget is built – and what’s in it
- New Jersey could become the first-ever state to ban marriage for minors. Christie CV’d a similar bill last year
- Murphy pushing for taxes on Uber, Airbnb and vaping. Here’s why.
- ‘Surprise’ medical bill, toward greater transparency on healthcare billing and charges out of network, advances – with hospitals on board
- Gov. Murphy signs order to release NJ gun violence data monthly
- Christie, the gift that keeps on giving: Deep cuts to Homestead Tax-Relief program, courtesy Chris Christie’s 2018 budget
- Where’s your Governor? In Jamesburg 12:45pm, to tour a pre-K class and talk about budget priorities and expanding pre-K
Across New Jersey
50 years after the riots: Confronting Newark’s ills head on has paid off (by Sanford M. Jaffe, Center for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution at Bloustein, Rutgers)
Trump Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was in Princeton Friday: Says the administration’s energy policy is geared toward “American dominance’
Congratulations to Mega Coyne of Rutgers-New Brunswick, elected president – the first-ever woman president – of NJ College Dems
Rowan College president Paul Drayton is out for “medical reasons”, after being placed on leave last year when it was learned he was the focus of an EEOC investigation. The agency enforces laws on workplace discrimination and harassment. Drayton has continued to receive his annual salary of $203,206 during the leave.
- Missing in Action: The CD11 sequel
- U.S. Senate: Nominating petitions of Republican candidate Dana Wefer and independent Antonio Sabas got multiple challenges, which could invalidate enough signatures to pull them below the 1,000 signature threshold to compete in the June primary.
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South Brunswick Mayor Christopher J. Killmurray, 55, died at home on Sunday morning, nearly a year after succeeding the township’s longest-serving mayor upon his death.