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Today: Anti-fracking rally & Assembly hearing
Environmental activists join politicians including Assembly members Spencer, Smith, Wagner, McKeon, Eustace and Jersey City Mayor Jerremiah Healy rally, then attend Assembly Environment's fracking hearing.
Also today: Longer school days to be discussed at Assembly Education Committee.
New Jersey's inscrutable open-records umpire
Making the Government Records Council more transparent, and accountable.
Jersey Comeback = Mission Accomplished
NJ lagging in growth, leading in spending.
Dems slam Christie on spending.
Lawmakers headed for showdown over income tax cuts as deadline nears.
The Miseducation of Mitt Romney
Chris Christie is discussed in this article by Diane Ravitch detailing Romney education plans.
Christie "Town Halls"
Yelling Jerry Maguire lines at the audience.
Cedar Grove next Tuesday.
Feds call it a bribe
Bencivengo calls it a loan.
Merger would "dismember" Rutgers
Letter signed by more than 300 Rutgers faculty & staff warns that a bill to restructure public higher ed in NJ would "dismember" the university and open the door for political interference and tuition hikes.
Focus on the 5th
Retire Garrett discusses the makeup of CD5.
Garrett's fundraising edge over the Dem.
Disunity of the Dems in CD5.
AFL-CIO releases endorsements for 2012 General Election
Who's on the list? Who's off? Who from labor is running for office around NJ?
What's the Biotech industry smoking?
2012 BIO Governor of the Year Award for promoting the industry and ... "promoting public health"? Oh wait, trip outta town, now I get it.
How Christie stumbled into an impasse
Christie's high court hijinks. (Ahearn)
This week, it was Asm Lou Greenwald and "his stupid ideas"
When Christie speaks, there's usually a bad guy.
Unemployment numbers - coming today.
Poll reveals success of Christie's divide-and-conquer approach to Labor.
Gateway: Trying again on a big infrastructure project to NYC.
Christie played the tax cut proposals to his advantage. (Golden)
Christie's plan to borrow $260M for transportation projects hits skid.
Will New Accounting Rules Force NJ to Put Billions More Into Pension Payments?.
Let 'invisible' Newark students help save their troubled schools
Bob Braun on the Newark Student Conference on Education Reform
NJ Spotlight Special Report: Renewing Newark's Schools, An Overview
In this first part of a yearlong series, 'A Promise to Renew' goes into the classrooms at the Quitman Street school to learn more about the latest efforts at reform.