News Roundup for Thursday, August 2, 2018

Above CD7 Green Party candidate for Congress Diane Moxley at national Green Party conference in Utah last month, attended by 175 people. (N Y Times) 

Big shot in the arm for 2 NJ House candidates: Barack Obama endorses Andy Kim & Tom Malinowski

NJ Dem county committees are sitting on boucoup cashWhich counties are especially flush? Who’s in the red?

A high-ranking ICE official told Senate Judiciary detention centers where kids are as like “summer camp”do we really know what’s happening to kids at detention facilities in Camden and Elizabeth? 

Rep. Chris Smith is the target of a threat on social media. Plainfield man is charged with making terroristic threats and being held at the Monmouth County Correctional Institute in Freehold.

The kids are all right. In Point Pleasant Beach, a group of high school activists had to get a lawyer to help them get their school to recognize their group, STAND, recognized by their school which first ignored them; no faculty adviser, no presence in the yearbook, and no placing the club name on their college transcripts

Hugin releases new TV ad: New Jersey is getting ‘Screwed’

Hate Has No Home in Somerset County: After white supremacy fliers showed up in Bedminster, Bridgewater, Somerville, Morristown and nearby towns, Somerset residents are working on a plan of action to deliver a better community message

Is it time for you to look at solar for your house? 

New Jersey bill would hike taxes on United Airlines to help fund PATH extension to Newark Liberty Airport

Make sure no unattached women get near him: This should be fun. Mike Pence coming for Jay Webber in CD11

CD11: Both Jay Webber and Mikie Sherrill are on record against abolishing ICE. But Webber’s going to try to create his own narrative about Sherrill regardless of facts

All wet: Mikie Sherrill says Jay Webber should return contribution from Sen. Tom Cotton, who voted against extending National Flood Insurance Program, which CD11 communities like Wayne, Pompton Lakes, Little Falls, Lincoln Park, and Pequannock have relied on

NJ launches 6 lawsuits over pollution – AG Grewal, LG Oliver and Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine McCabe made the announcement, with Grewal saying enforcement is “back in business” after a near-decade-long hiatus and launching six new lawsuits to recover damages and cost

LG Sheila Oliver says she wasn’t involved in negotiating a contract between Essex County, where Oliver once worked, and ICE that sees the former paid for incarcerating immigrants awaiting deportation.

AG Grewal wants to keep 3D-printable guns off the internet. Is it too late? 

Guess which ex-Governor? Former NJ governor just joined up with company that makes edible chocolate marijuana


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