News Roundup for Tuesday, August 28, 2018

While the latest mass shooting has already been forgotten by most, one survivor from the Garden State is recovering from the latest NRA-enabled tragedy.

While Trump treats the American flag like a yo-yo, Governor Murphy orders flags in NJ to half-staff in honor of Senator McCain.

Our Environmental Governor. Phil Murphy vetoes the 5¢ plastic bag fee saying it does not go far enough.

School Discipline. Attorney General Grewal and several of his colleagues call on Mr. Trump to uphold federal guidelines limiting severe punishment in schools.

“Badges? We don’t need no stinkin’ badges!” Circumventing beach badge checkers at the Shore.

Merging urged. We need to re-examine the sacrosanct home rule mentality in the state. (Trenton Times Editorial)

Stockton University opens oceanfront dorms and classrooms.

Change of heart. Moving from the Assembly to City Hall changes Mayor Gusciora’s view of the future of Trenton Water Works.

Do you belong to a labor union? You can get a free tour of the Battleship New Jersey on Labor Day.

A profile of Andy Kim, Democratic congressional candidate in CD-3

Throwback Tuesday. Speaking of CD-3, it’s been 15 months since the incumbent Congressman has had an open-to-the-public town hall. Here’s how Chris Hayes reported on it back then. The look on Hayes’ face at the end of the clip is priceless.

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