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Woodland Park Mayor Keith Kazmark to Explore Run Against Rodney Frelinghuysen

August 10, 2017

WOODLAND PARK, NJ -  Democrat Keith Kazmark announced the formation of an exploratory campaign committee to run for the U.S. 11th Congressional seat.  Kazmark is currently the mayor of Woodland Park, one of the communities in the district that is currently represented by Rodney Frelinghuysen.

“Washington is broken," said  Kazmark. "As a small ...

Trump Supporters Greet Fair Goers

AUGUSTA, NJ – People driving to the New Jersey State Fair or points north in Sussex County on Saturday were greeted by a rally of Trump supporters.  Peacefully holding posters, Trump  and American flags of all sizes, about 30 people stood on the side of the road at the well-traveled intersection of Route 15, Route 206 and Ross Corner Sussex Road.

Many passers-by honked their ...

Sussex County Democrats Greet Sen. Cory Booker at the Fair

AUGUSTA, NJ – Democrat Senator Cory Booker visited the Sussex County Fair on Saturday, to add words of support to recognition of Sussex County Veteran Aldo Sayer.  Upon arrival Booker was surrounded by supporter and local democrat candidates including Senate candidate Jen Hamilton and Assembly Candidates Kate Matteson and Gina Trish. 

Booker took time to take selfies with ...

Sparta Board of Education: Four Candidates Vie for Three Seats

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Board of Education election will be a contested race in November with four people running for three seats. 

Kylen Anderson of 24 Island Trail, is the only incumbent seeking re-election after having served a three-year term. The other three candidates are Jared Chiariello of 15 Cambridge Drive, Joanne Hoover of 11 Cedar Tree Lane and Jason Ventresca of 9 Evergreen ...

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy taps Newark native Sheila Oliver as running mate

On the day she was officially named the Democratic lieutenant gubernatorial candidate, Assemblyman Sheila Oliver's mind went back to Bock Avenue, the one-block street in Newark's South Ward where she grew up and where her political awakening began. 

"It was a very multicultural and multiethnic neighborhood when I grew up there," said Oliver, 65, a 13-year state ...

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School Consolidation: Let’s Talk

August 17, 2017

Consolidation of schools has become a major talking point in New Jersey. Several leaders and researchers have weighed in on the pros and cons. The topic is one which should be explored in our district, but it is not a one-size fits all solution to fixing the cost of living problem here in New Jersey, nor would it necessarily save many residents money in any immediate sense.

Consolidation ...