Richard Boggiano and Kevin Bing

Boggiano and Bing Trade New Barbs

Ward C Councilman Richard Boggiano and his challenger, community activist Kevin Bing, who will face each other in a runoff election on Tuesday, Dec. 7, are back on the campaign trail trading talking points and at times some not-so-disguised barbs.

Education Matters slate

Education Matters Slate Takes Three Board of Education Seats

In the election to fill three school board seats, the Jersey City Education Association-backed Education Matters candidates Younass Mohamed Barkouch, Natalia Ioffe and Paula Jones-Watson convincingly defeated five other candidates, three of whom ran under the banner Change for Children.

Team Fulop

Analysis Shows Team Fulop Having Voted in Lock Step  

An analysis of the nearly 800 votes the City Council took in the first 40 weeks of this year shows a striking pattern: Members of “Team” Fulop — Councilmembers Richard Boggiano, Mira Prinz-Arey, Denise Ridley, Daniel Rivera, Jermaine Robinson, Yousef Saleh, and Joyce Watterman — voted in lock step 99 percent of the time, in every instance voting in favor of whatever resolution or ordinance had been introduced.

Vernon Richardson Jersey City

Ward F Council Candidate Vernon Richardson: An Interview

Vernon Richardson is probably best known as an aide to the late Ward D Councilman Michael Yun. Most recently, Richardson took a job at City Hall as as an aide to Mayor Fulop. In June, word leaked out prematurely that Richardson was preparing a run for the Ward F seat currently held by Councilman Jermaine Robinson. What follows is our interview with Richardson. We cover everything from affordable housing to his proposal to tax empty storefronts.