The man from Guttenberg
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Three candidates are running for the House of Representatives in District 8 in November to unseat incumbent Democrat Albio Sires . Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop is not one of them, despite more th...
New Jersey is not a progressive state
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite the fact that Gov. Phil Murphy has said he will not seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2020, he is on a roll, living up to his campaign promise to introduce an aggressive progr...
Putting together their progressive credentials
Jul 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Politics in Hudson County has turned into a sideshow of who can boast the most progressive credentials. This is particularly true in Jersey City and Hoboken, where politicians are looking ahead to ...
Battle for the Supreme Court
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
All politics is local, says an old adage. With the prospect of the U.S. Supreme Court becoming more conservative, this may be true like never before. Although people often describe the Supreme Cour...
Making it up as they go along
Jul 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Board of Education appears to be making up rules as they go along to fill vacancies on the board. This became very evident at the June 27 meeting when the board voted to appoint Mikel L...
Murphy’s love affair with taxes
Jul 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Some people are beginning to believe Gov. Phil Murphy hasn’t met a tax he doesn’t love. To be fair, the economic condition of the state hasn’t been in great shape for well over a decade, and some o...
Taking back the 1st Ward in Hoboken
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
A 1972 song by Ricky Nelson, “Garden Party,” fit the tone of a recent event at Hot House in Hoboken, since nearly everybody who was anybody politically was there –anybody, I mean, who is anti-Counc...
Reshaping the HCDO into a progressive organization
Jun 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Amy DeGise , the newly-elected chair of the Hudson County Democratic Organization, may well have her work cut out for her if she intends to make Democrats more inclusive and bring the party into th...
Biggest political blunder in Hudson County history?
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
In what some Hudson County Democrats are calling “the biggest blunder” in Hudson County political history, state Sen. and Union City Brian Stack virtually threw away his chance to become the chair ...
Too close for comfort
Jun 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez won the Democratic Primary on June 5 and will be going into the general election against GOP challenger Bob Hugin . But while Democrats may rally behind Menendez in Novemb...