Is the $100 million proposed school aid cut designed to help Sweeney?
May 01, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Gov. Christopher Christie is talking about cutting $100 million in extra state education aid to Jersey City just at a time when Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop is gearing up to run for the Democrati...
Backing off casino gambling
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
All it took was a trip to Atlantic City for Mayor Steven Fulop to decide that casino gambling might not be a good idea for Jersey City after all. This came after months of rhetoric saying how a cas...
Playing chicken
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop appears to have taken the next step in the battle for control of the historic Landmark Loew’s Theater last week. The City Council voted to redirect $2 million from th...
The gears of the political machine engage
by Al Sullivan
Apr 10, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The legendary rock and roll band The Rolling Stones have a song called “Tumbling Dice,” which should have been the theme song of the Hudson County Democratic Organization (HDCO). In a presidential ...
A change of wind in Hudson County?
Apr 03, 2016 | 15 15 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Those who know Pamela Gardner best know just how good she has been as Hudson County Register since being elected to that post in 2011. But for jobs that are considered political patronage, doing a ...
Christie blasts Fulop as ‘a political boss’
Mar 27, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Out stumping the country for GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump , Gov. Christopher Christie paused long enough to accuse Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop of being “a political boss.” Christie clai...
Third time is the charm
Mar 20, 2016 | 24 24 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer made it official this week when she announced on a podcast that she will run for reelection. A number of people will be unhappy to hear this, and not all of them Zimmer’s ...
Is Trump helping Clinton?
Mar 13, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump has so offended the mainstream GOP that some prominent Republicans may vote for Hillary Clinton if she is the Democratic candidate for president. Last week, former New Jersey Gov. Chri...
A tale of two superintendents
Mar 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne and Jersey City school districts are in the midst of conflicts over whether or not to retain their superintendents of schools. Jersey City schools superintendent Dr. Marcia Lyles appear...
Trump vs. Clinton
Feb 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A Rutgers-Eagleton Poll shows that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump lead their respective parties in New Jersey. The results may well be an indication of who will serve as presidential candidates i...