Changes in store for New Jersey’s biggest school district
Marion Bolden, the longtime and occasionally controversial superintendent of New Jersey’s largest school district, announced that she would resign the post at the end of the current school year.
Former state Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver announced last week that she is writing a tell-all book about her shaky four years as New Jersey’s first African-American woman to serve as state Assembly speaker.
Fallout continues from lane closures on the George Washington Bridge (GWB), one of the major thoroughfares between New York and New Jersey, as one of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s top executives resigned last week in Newark.
For interim Newark Mayor Luis Quintana, positive change in Newark starts with firing flunkies
On Sunday in Newark, dozens of Newarkers paid homage to Mandela
Once again, members of the embattled Newark City Council are under fire from state officials regarding questionable spending habits last year after a report from the comptroller’s office was released earlier this week. According to a widely circulated audit report from New Jersey Comptroller Matt Boxer, more than $10 million in Brick City appropriations were allocated to Newark City Council and clerk offices—a figure that is more than six times the annual allotment to the similarly sized area of Jersey City.
Embattled Trenton Mayor Tony Mack will begin what many contend will be the fight of his political life
As expected, earlier this week, the state Senate approved a bill that allows New Jersey residents who were brought to the Garden State illegally as children to pay in-state tuition fees to attend colleges, officials announced in Trenton.
In New Jersey officials this week announced that the Garden State’s third medical marijuana facility is slated to open next month
Former Newark City Council President Luis Quintana was sworn in as the first Hispanic mayor of the Brick City at a ceremony Tuesday afternoon. The ceremonial oath of office was administered by state Sen. Richard Codey.