New Jersey

June 19, 2018

DEMOCRAT RESIGNS FROM ASSEMBLY, CITES SIMPLE ASSAULT CHARGES

Democratic Assemblyman Arthur Barclay from Camden County resigned from his position this week due to charges related to domestic violence.  Camden County Democratic Party Chairman James Beach says he received a letter from Barclay who cites the officia...
June 18, 2018

POLITICS 101: GOP MAY JOIN DEMOCRATS TO OVERRIDE MURPHY

Here’s something you don’t see everyday:  Republicans may join democrats in Trenton to override a gubernatorial veto of a state budget..if it comes to that.  Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick says Governor Phil Murphy is “inexperienced” and he may consider joining forces with democrats to override a gubernatorial veto of the budget, if necessary.  Bramick …

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June 18, 2018

BIAS TRAINING IS COMING FOR STATE TROOPERS, AND ATTORNEYS

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal is calling for mandatory ani-discrimination training for New Jersey State Troopers and county prosecutors.  Grewal says it’s time for the state to “redouble” its efforts to recruit more minori...
June 18, 2018

PHILLY FILE: FORMER MAYOR ED RENDELL ANNOUNCED PARKINSON’S DIAGNOSIS

Former Philadelphia mayor and former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell announced Monday that he is suffering the effects from Parkinson’s Disease.  Rendell held a press conference Monday to announce that’s he undergoing treatment.  The 74 ye...