News Roundup – Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Protesters braved the cold in Trenton while inside the State House, legislators considered the billions of dollars given away in corporate subsidies. (Featured image, above: NJ Policy Perspective’s Sheila Reynertson speaking yesterday at the State House against corporate subsidies)

As Amazon re-thinks its decision to locate its HQ2 to recalcitrant Long Island City, Newark wants to be in the running. Is this a good thing?

Good news from CD-2. Congressman Van Drew introduces a bill to prohibit seismic testing in the Atlantic. Such testing is environmentally idiotic and is a prelude to oil drilling.

Van Drew’s predecessor, Frank LoBiondo, starts a (non-) lobbying firm.

Pass the SALT. Senator Menendez and Congressmen Kim and Pascrell introduce a bill to repeal Trump’s SALT deduction cap .

Is your town on the list of places that should not exist?

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