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An activist whose long battle with immigration officials has drawn support from Democratic politicians in New York will avoid deportation for now. Feb. 9, 2018 ... Separately, Ragbir appeared in a court in Newark, New Jersey, to ask a judge to halt deportation while he appeals the 2001 wire fraud conviction.
The report, “The Power Behind the Pipelines: PennEast Pipeline,” reveals the army of revolving-door lobbyists with ties to New Jersey politicians and Pennsylvania regulatory agencies working on behalf of the pipeline. In New Jersey alone, PennEast has more than a dozen registered lobbyists with ...

A man crosses the street outside the Novartis Greek offices in Athens, on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. Greece's government says it has evidence that senior politicians from the previous administration were involved in a bribery case in which Swiss drugmaker Novartis is accused of making illegal payments to fix ...
J.B. Pritzker speaks to the media as Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White and others look on at MacArthur's Restaurant in Chicago on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. (Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune via AP) The Associated Press. Democratic candidate for governor, J.B. Pritzker greets patrons of MacArthur's ...
After all, a politician accepting a donation and later taking actions favored by the donor is simply politics as usual — it happens every day. ... New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez was accused of trading favors for $700,000 in donations and lavish vacations, but last week the corruption case against him ...
NEW YORK (AP) — A livery cab driver who shot himself to death outside New York's City Hall on Monday had posted on Facebook hours earlier that politicians had destroyed "a once thriving industry" and driven him to financial ruin. Douglas Schifter, 61, drove up to the east gate of City Hall on Monday ...

“It's a great new beginning for New Jersey,” said Watson Coleman, the state's first female African-American elected to Congress. “This is a governor who believes in the diversity of New Jersey, the strength of New Jersey, and the hopefulness. So I think that all of the people of New Jersey will be represented ...
NEWARK – U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, sent a bipartisan letter signed by U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ), New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, and New Jersey Governor-elect Phil Murphy urging U.S. Department of Interior ...
On his final full day in office, Gov. Chris Christie on Monday signed a controversial bill into law that will increase the pensions of former Camden Mayor Dana Redd -- a Democratic ally -- and some other elected New Jersey officials. Christie made no statement on the measure, which was one of 150 he took ...
As we saw in the recent elections in Virginia, New Jersey, and Alabama, there is widespread appetite for progressive first-time politicians who care deeply about improving the lives of those who live in their communities. “Our theory of change is that we should run everyone everywhere for everything,” Ross ...
The crisscross of former allies and opponents knits a complicated web of politics in New Jersey's largest city as it revs up for an election that's already elicited mud-slinging and personal attacks online -- months before political intentions were ever announced. In the circus that inevitably comes to Newark ...
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie waves to lawmakers before delivering his final state of the state address at the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J., Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. He will be turning over state government control to Democratic Gov.-elect Phil Murphy, who takes office on Jan. 16. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez).
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie waves to lawmakers before delivering his final state of the state address at the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J., Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. He will be turning over state government control to Democratic Gov.-elect Phil Murphy, who takes office on Jan. 16. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez).
By James J. Florio. Our gubernatorial election in New Jersey may be a harbinger of a positive change in the values of American voters -- an indication of the maturing of judgment about political leaders. The alienated views that many citizens have about politics in general results in the low turnout we see in ...
It seems appropriate now, in the wake of the new federal tax law that New Jersey remember the immortal words of Pogo, “We have met the enemy and he is us.” The sentiment is directed at all the state politicians who are crying over the “unfairness” of the new federal tax-reform measure that caps the ...
A bill to sweeten the pensions of some New Jersey politicians continued its fast-tracked move through the Legislature on Monday, even as lawmakers admitted they still didn't know exactly whom it would benefit or how much it would cost the state's beleaguered public employee pension system. The bill is ...
State lawmakers have resurrected controversial legislation that would allow some elected officials in New Jersey -- like the well-connected outgoing mayor of Camden -- to collect larger pensions. It's being fast-tracked in the state Legislature's lame-duck session before a new governor and set of legislators ...

... ended in a mistrial Thursday when the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on all charges against the New Jersey politician and a wealthy donor. ... That's rare among politicians,” said Ross Baker, a political science professor at Rutgers University who has advised Democrats and Republicans in the ...
“Opening the Atlantic coast to oil and gas exploration poses serious risks to the local marine wildlife, the fish populations which our commercial fishermen rely upon for their livelihood, and seriously threatens our pristine state beaches that we enjoy and rely upon for economic activity in New Jersey. We can ...
In a famous transcript of mob figures talking about New Jersey politicians, their harshest words are reserved for the state's 47th governor. They called Byrne an “S.O.B.” and a “Boy Scout.” “Trying to buy him only makes it worse,” one mobster said, according to a 2014 biography of the former governor.
A Jersey City artist has taken the notoriously rough and tumble aspects of New Jersey politics and turned them into art. Artist Amy Wilson says that she has found inspiration in some of the absurd or vulgar things New Jersey politicians are sometimes caught saying. For example, Wilson recently announced ...
FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015, file photo, Democratic New Mexico state Sen. Michael Padilla stands at the New Mexico state capitol in Santa Fe, N.M. Padilla withdrew his name as a candidate for lieutenant governor on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, while continuing to deny decade-old allegations of sexual ...
Far from the first time, New Jersey anti-gun politicians are once again attempting to implement duplicate gun control legislation and call it a victory. “Bump stocks” are already prohibited in New Jersey under the state's existing and Draconian semi-auto “assault weapons ban” because it has a pistol grip and ...
Every time this question is asked of New Jersey politicians, they seem to run and duck their heads in the sand. This includes Murphy, who ...
Watch the video at the top of the page to see just how unpopular Christie became with New Jersey residents. This story continues at the bottom ...
... the 18 counts against the New Jersey politician or his co-defendant, a wealthy Florida eye doctor accused of buying Menendez's influence by ...
Seemingly almost overnight, Christie was the first New Jersey candidate to have a serious shot at winning the presidency since Woodrow ...
New Jersey's Congressional delegation has both Democrats and Republicans fighting this, but there are several exceptions. Watch the video at ...
Less than a year after a local New Jersey politician, John L. Carman, mocked the Women's March online, he was defeated by a woman who ...
... for New Jersey governor Tuesday. Murphy has had to defend his more than 20 years at Goldman while pushing a progressive platform. He has tried to avoid the shadow of the state's last Democratic governor, the unpopular Jon Corzine, who was Goldman's CEO before becoming a New Jersey politician.
A New Jersey politician who shared a meme on Facebook during January's Women's March in Washington asking whether the protest would be “over in time for them to cook dinner” has been forced to eat his words. A woman who was angered by Republican John Carman's remarks defeated him on ...
Growing up in New Jersey, the Sikh American politician told HuffPost he regularly faced bullying and harassment at public school because of ...
FRANKLIN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey lawmaker who was heavily criticized for sharing a picture of himself standing by a Confederate flag has ...
New Jersey's next governor could be a Democrat who worked at ... who was Goldman's CEO before becoming a New Jersey politician.
Bob Menendez are attacking the theory that the New Jersey Democrat ... for the recent overturning of several politicians' corruption convictions.
Guadagno: I believe New Jersey has an incredible opportunity to fix the .... the people of New Jersey know better than the politicians in Trenton.
... and claims his opponent initially ran for mayor as a reformer but “has proven himself to be the most transactional politician in New Jersey.
Government is the problem in New Jersey. We need to control and reduce costs of doing business. Politicians like Phil Murphy are doing their ...
“Instead of pursuing this $7 billion public relations stunt, New Jersey politicians should dramatically reform their tax code, making it as broad ...
New Jersey dangles $7 billion in tax breaks for Amazon's HQ2 ... The New Jersey politicians announced they are submitting a bid to Amazon ...
HOWELL-Amy Cores, a challenger to New Jersey State Senator Robert Singer has invited the longtime senator who represents Lakewood to ...
While politicians squabble over CHIP reauthorization 9 million kids are at ... Brenda Isabela Romero, at Cooper Health in Camden, New Jersey.
(AP) — A former Pennsylvania politician who molested a 103-year-old nursing home resident has been sentenced to 23 months' probation.
Cory Booker of New Jersey said he was donating the $7,800 his campaign received to the New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Violence.
A New Jersey politician has received criticism from lawmakers on Wednesday after wearing a Confederate flag jacket patch. Republican ...
A New Jersey politician has received criticism from lawmakers on Wednesday after wearing a Confederate flag jacket patch. Republican ...
A New York state lawmaker has been selected to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency region in charge of New Jersey. Republican ...
The three New Jersey companies were among those receiving the highest scores in the seventh annual Index of Corporate Political Disclosure ...
However, lenient state laws and the prevalence of Native American casinos have turned AC into a ghost town, and left New Jersey lawmakers ...
Detroit home to one of America's most accomplishing politicians ... who, in an unlikely place, might be America's most accomplishing politician.


 

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