As more major corporations want to call Newark home and more people from New York City are coming in looking for bargain rents, local officials assembled a new commission to fight gentrification.
The stage is set for the special election for the next public advocate after Letitia James’ victory to be the next state attorney general.
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker continues to fan the flames of possibility over a 2020 presidential run.
Newly elected Anthony Cureton only had 44 days to run for Bergen County sheriff after disgraced former Sheriff Michael Saudino resigned in September. In a recent interview with the AmNews, Cureton said he wants to focus on more discussions with the community.
State Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins makes her way into the history books this week after being elected the majority leader of the New York State Senate. She is the first woman to lead a major conference in the State Legislature.
Funeral services were held this week for the late State Sen. Jose Peralta. The 47-year-old politician, who represented the State Senate’s 13th District in Queens, died last Wednesday.
This week, Gov. Phil Murphy urged the Legislature to close the wage gap and pass a bill raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour in New Jersey before the end of the year.
Anthony Cureton makes history as the first African-American elected sheriff in Bergen County. Cureton was sworn in last Tuesday during a ceremony in Hackensack by State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal.
Approximately 1.4 million New Yorkers don’t know where their next meal is coming from. As families prepare for the holiday season, new numbers indicate that many people in the area are struggling, even with a so-called improving economy that’s being celebrated by the White House.
The New York City Housing Authority just got another leg up on the road for the $32 billion needed for repairs.