A proud moment in Hoboken
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The administration of Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer is so humble it didn’t even take credit when the administration-controlled City Council voted to appoint Hovie Foreman to the Hoboken Housing Authori...
Murphy makes his move
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Even before the presidential election season has expired, the race for governor of New Jersey is underway. Phil Murphy has become the first candidate for the Democratic nomination to officially ann...
Stepping back from the brink
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The war between northern and southern New Jersey took another ill turn for Hudson County when State Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto failed to put forth his bill on the Atlantic City bailout. Politi...
The specter of Atlantic City politics
May 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
There are several important axioms that are practically biblical when it comes to professional gamblers. “The house always wins.” “Never play with your own money.” “Never throw good money after bad...
Is the $100 million proposed school aid cut designed to help Sweeney?
May 01, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 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 | 7 7 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 | 10 10 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 | 9 9 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 | 9 9 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 | 9 9 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...