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Parking Authority Attorney Gets $200 Ethics Fine

September 20, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The attorney for the city parking authority was fined for state ethics violations after failing to disclose multiple sources of income.

Leonard Bier, the attorney for the New Brunswick Parking Authority, will be fined $200, according to a video recording by the activist community paper New Brunswick Today, which raised the allegations over a year ago.

The fine ...

In New Brunswick, a Call to Impeach Trump

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — When protesters took to the city's downtown last week, their message was clear: It's time to give President Donald Trump the boot.

A few dozen people attended the rally to impeach Trump on the evening of Sept. 6, outside Rep. Frank Pallone Jr.'s office on Church Street. There, a handful of speakers urged the congressman and other leaders to push for ...

Ahead of City ID Launch, New Brunswick Tries a Test Run

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Don't ask Bob Belvin how the machine works. He attributes it to magic.

What matters is that it does work.

That's one thing that Belvin, head of New Brunswick's public library, is testing. The machine is a high-tech one used to verify the validity of personal documents, like a driver's license. The device will be used to help launch the city's ...

New Brunswick Residents to Sign Up for Long-Awaited City ID Program

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — For more than a year and a half, city officials and activists have worked to bring municipal identification cards to New Brunswick.

Now, the city is scheduling appointments to get those cards in the hands of residents.

The New Brunswick City ID Program, which is run by the public library, is only issuing municipal ID cards after individual appointments, ...

New Brunswick's Rep. Pallone to Introduce Bill to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Reducing the high cost of prescription medication was the lunchtime topic at the Piscataway Senior Center on Monday, where Congressman Frank Pallone Jr. (NJ-6) announced his proposed legislation for drug price controls and how the federal government could require drug makers to be more accountable and transparent when it comes to pricing and production ...

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Should New Brunswick Become the New State Capital?

September 21, 2017

Dear TAPInto New Brunswick,

 I'm a thinker-and hopefully not an idealist as much as a pragmatist.  Growing up I thought I wanted to be an engineer, but only later did I realize I was mainly preoccupied in the learning of the concepts, physics, more than the application, engineering, of the craft.  It was not because I did not want to apply what I learned in the classroom in ...