Guest Column

September 14, 2018

As the authors of a ThinkProgress article on Newark’s shortcomings as a sanctuary city that Mayor Ras J. Baraka recently lambasted as “yet another pathetic example of how some so-called progressives viciously attack each other rather than organizing and uniting to fight the real enemy in ...

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Newark is much more than a sanctuary city. We are a sanctuary community. In a sanctuary city, the local government, especially local police, do not cooperate with the misguided and unconstitutional Trump administration policies of detaining and deporting undocumented immigrants. Newark is a ...

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Editor's Note: On Tuesday, a panel discussion covered by TAPinto Newark was held at Abyssinian Baptist Church in Newark about the potential for marijuana to be legalized in New Jersey. Sen. Ronald Rice, a Democratic lawmaker representing Newark who does not support legalization, responded to the ...

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The New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC) just released the results of a year-long visual litter study that shows that nearly 10 percent of all litter on our roadways and highways is in the form of plastic and paper bags. There is no doubt that these bags are of significant and ongoing ...

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It’s been a year since the famous Fourth of July shutdown of New Jersey’s beaches and parks, the victims of Trenton politics. The Governor and the Legislature were unable to pass a balanced budget for fiscal ’18, leading to several days of a frustrating state shutdown, resulting in senseless ...

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What Gov. Phil Murphy and the State Legislature call “investments” in our state’s future, New Jersey businesses see as runaway spending and a return to the tax-and-spend politics of the past that once made our economy one of the most non-productive in America.   With the business community just ...

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