- The Star-Ledger has a brief list of highlights of yesterday’s filing deadline for Essex & Morris; and for Susses & Warren Counties. The Jersey Journal has a laundry list of filings, The Press of Atlantic City lists the races in the South East of Our Fair State, and the Gloucester County Times covers their races. The APP has a list of races in shore towns, The Times of Trenton covers Mercer, and and The Courier-Post reviews Camden/Burlington County races.
- The “Reform Democrats of Union County” missed the deadline to file by fifteen minutes. It is expected they will challenge the Union County Clerk’s decision not to accept their filing in court.
- Wayne Bryant appeared in court yesterday and pleaded Not Guilty. There’s a joke in here about him showing up for court when he never showed up for work, but it’s just too easy. The trial is set to begin in January.
- An Appellate Court yesterday reversed a decision in Bergen County, saying the $108 million in management fees the county pays to Bergen Regional Medical Center LP annually could be excessive and that a huge, unsecured loan did not appear to benefit the public. A lawsuit by NJ Citizen Action and county residents can now go forward.
- Hamilton Twp. (Mercer Co.) has been back and forth on building a transit village near its train station for three years. Now, the developer is suing the township in order to go forward with the plans, insisting the Republican town council is playing politics.
- Steve Politi reminds Don Imus that there are very real women playing basketball for Rutgers. Very real, very bright women who work very hard.
What say you, Blue Jersey? Open Thread…