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Coalition-Led Ballot Question Approved, Safeguarding Pollution Settlements

November 8, 2017

NEWARK, NJ -  Voters provided permanent relief to communities harmed by industrial pollution on Tuesday by approving an environmental coalition-led ballot question that prevents money earmarked for environmental restoration from being raided by Trenton lawmakers.

The measure was declared passed with 69 percent support.

“By approving Ballot Question 2, voters created a ‘lock ...

Newton Board of Education Write-in Winner Declared

NEWTON, NJ – The winner of the third seat for the Newton Board of Education has finally been declared by the Newton County Clerk’s office.  According the Jeff Parrot’s office Lisa Qarmout is the unofficial winner of the write-in battle.

Qarmout received 280 votes
Brenna Tekley   270 votes
Chuck Fantasia 264 votes
Briana Paternoster 263 ...

Newton Board of Education, Sussex County, Legislative District 24: Election Results, the Winners are...

NEWTON, NJ—Newton Board of Education's highly contested race is over, sort of. With only two candidates on the ballot for three open seats things heated up as write in candidates vied for attention.

 Incumbents Tina Larsen and Stella Dunn have retained their seats according to the unofficial results. 

The third seat will not be announced until Wednesday ...

Incumbent Tina Larsen Seeks Newton Board of Education Seat

NEWTON, NJ—Tina Larsen, who has been a member of the Newton Board of Education for the last seven years, is running for re-election in this year’s November 7 election.

“I am rerunning for another term so that I may continue to work with and for the students, teachers and community of Newton.  I will continue to help insure that our children achieve their highest ...

Incumbent Newton Board of Education President Runs for Re-Election

NEWTON, NJ—Stella Dunn, member of Newton Board of Education since 2011 is up for re-election in this year’s upcoming election on Tuesday, November 7.

Dunn has been a resident of Newton since 2001 and has been on the Newton board for the past seven years; one year as the vice president and five years as the president, which she currently serves as on the board.

“I am ...

Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno Against New Jersey Becoming A Sanctuary State

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Kim Guadagno is adamantly against New Jersey becoming a sanctuary state.  Guadagno recently released her proposal to completely ban sanctuary cities in New Jersey saying that sanctuary cities endanger the lives of the public, risk cutting off federal funding and put law enforcement officers’ lives in jeopardy.  ...

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