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Newarkers host fundraiser for U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman

September 21, 2017

A high-wattage group of Newark's power elite came out to show support for U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-12), New Jersey's sole woman and only woman of color in the Garden State's Congressional delegation, at a fundraising event in Newark. 

The fundraiser reception for Coleman, held at Nico Kitchen + Bar adjoining the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in ...

Voting Block: In downtown Newark, the 2017 NJ governor's race looms large for the state's largest city

Chike Uzoka may not be running for governor of New Jersey. But when you watch him walk down his home stretch of Halsey Street, the main vein of downtown Newark's pulsating revival, you would think that he's the mayor of the state's largest city. 

With a natty gray hat perched just right and a megawatt smile, Uzoka high-fived his way down Halsey Street between Bleeker Street ...

Murphy, Oliver address concerns at AFT educator roundtable

American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten, gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy and lieutenant gubernatorial candidate Sheila Oliver met with educators from four communities Monday to discuss solutions for improving New Jersey's public schools.

The educator roundtable, held at Newark's AFT--Newark Teachers Union headquarters, offered teachers ...

Newark's Assembly delegation lines up behind Coughlin for Speaker

Essex County Democratic Chairman Leroy Jones, Jr. announced today that the entire Essex County delegation of the state General Assembly, including those whose districts include parts of Newark, will back Assemblyman Craig Coughlin (D-Middlesex) to be Assembly Speaker for the next legislative session.

After several months of deliberation, Jones said all of the Assembly members who represent ...

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Seventh District Congressional Candidate Mandelblatt Calls on Lance to Come Clean on GOP Tax Cut Scheme That Would Devastate New Jersey Taxpayers

September 19, 2017

Lisa Mandelblatt, a Democratic candidate for Congress in the 7th District, today called on U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance to come clean on whether he supports a Republican tax plan that would harm New Jersey taxpayers. 

The American Action Network, a shadowy dark money group, has launched television ads encouraging voters to call Lance and tell him to “keep fighting for tax ...