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Gov. Phil Murphy Hosts Mayors Roundtable in New Brunswick

February 16, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios welcomed New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy to the Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick on Feb. 14, as the Governor hosted mayors from throughout the County for a roundtable discussion on critical issues facing the County’s towns and residents.

“I am very excited that you have come here to discuss priorities and how ...

New Year, New Parks in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The City of New Brunswick is proud to announce the next phase of an initiative to renew and re-energize our parks system.

As part of the City’s Healthier New Brunswick strategic action plan, a team of professionals in research, planning and government joined together to comprehensively review the City park system for the purpose of maximizing its benefits for all ...

Rutgers, Highland Park DREAMer to Accompany Congressman to State of the Union​ Address

​NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - The president’s first​-​ever ​State of the Union​ Address​ will serve as a​n opportunity for members of Congress to bring along constituents whom they feel represent vital issues ​back home.

At least nine such representatives from the New York metro area have announced plans to do so; ranging from women’s issues to ...

Gov. Phil Murphy Unveils ​His Pick to ​Run Bealeagured NJ Transit

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - ​Gov. Phil Murphy used the Hub City as the backdrop to announce a new figure who​ will take the helm at NJ Transit, the statewide mass transit agency which has fallen from grace over the past several years.

Kevin S. Corbett, vice president of the engineering and transportation consulting firm AECO​M​, was announced as the new executive director ​of NJ Transit ...

New Attorney Named for City Parking Authority, Previous One Given Ethics Fines

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The city’s parking authority appointed a new law firm for its general and special counsel, after the previous lawyer, Leonard Bier, was fined for ethics violations.

David Minchello of the Woodbridge-based law firm Rainone, Coughlin, Minchello, LLC, was voted in as the New Brunswick Parking Authority counsel at ​its January 2018 board meeting.

His predecessor, ...

State AG Criticizes ICE Detention of 2 Middlesex Men, Attempted Arrest of Another

TRENTON, NJ - State attorney general Gurbir Grewal is questioning a move by federal immigration agents yesterday to detain two Middlesex County residents as they were dropping their kids off at school.

Grewal, in his letter to Kirstjen Nielsen, US Secretary of Homeland Security, said he had “serious concerns” about the feds going after undocumented immigrants at “sensitive ...

Challenges Abound for Gov. Murphy, Say Rutgers Experts

From legalizing marijuana to funding the public employee pension system, New Jersey’s incoming governor faces challenges that require investments of time, leadership and communication

Phil Murphy, who today becomes New Jersey’s 56th governor, takes the helm of a state facing numerous challenges – fiscal, infrastructure, and transportation, to name a ...

Outgoing Gov. Christie Selects State Appointee for New Brunswick Housing Authority Board

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Gov. Chris Christie has appointed Boraie Redevelopment realtor Ramon Alayon to the board of the city’s housing authority, a position which hasn’t been filled in years.

The move was announced late Wednesday afternoon by the lame duck governor, a day after his final State of the State Address and less than a week before Christie is set to leave ...

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