Politics

August 17, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - The candidate defeated in the East Ward council runoff election has filed a petition contesting the results, alleging voting irregularities and calling for a new election.  Anthony Campos, a former Newark chief of police, filed the petition on July 19 contesting the June 12 runoff ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Mayor Ras Baraka today said the federal government was using “extortion” when it withheld grants for local policing because the city won't comply with federal immigration enforcement policies. The mayor’s sentiments were echoed by Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura and three ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A group of New Jersey mothers took time to come to Newark with the kind of loved ones recently taken from other mothers: their children. "It's unconscionable that our government is stealing children from their parents and locking them up in cages," said Christina Liu, a Montclair ...

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Newark, NJ—Thousands of protesters converged on Newark's Military Park today as part of the nationwide March for Our Lives demonstrations calling for an end to gun violence.  Led by students from around New Jersey, the Newark rally was just one of nearly two dozen marches taking place across the ...

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Newark, NJ--The Newark Community Economic Development Corporation (NCEDC) paid more than $100,000 to the consulting firm owned by Kiburi Tucker and Linda Jumah, who have both pleaded guilty federal charges of tax evasion. NCEDC's one-year contract with Elite Strategies shows the firm billed the ...

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NEWARK, NJ – In downtown Newark, some might say that it was inevitable that Democrat Phil Murphy was going to win the 2017 New Jersey gubernatorial election. Others might say that it is inevitable that the ongoing revival of the heart of New Jersey's largest city will continue to pulse powerfully.

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