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State ‘Pay-to-Play’ Law to Replace Stricter Jersey City Ordinances

Advocates warn that the campaign finance bill Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law last week will weaken safeguards meant to prevent local and state officials from steering public contracts to donors. The bill has been roundly criticized by good government advocates and Republican lawmakers for its provisions curtailing investigations by the New Jersey Election Law […]

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Democratic Organization Endorses McKnight, Stamato and Sampson

The Hudson County Democratic Organization announced its endorsements today for the State Senate and Assembly seats in the 31st Legislative District. The HCDO said it would support Assemblywoman Angela McKnight for the Senate seat currently occupied by the retiring Sandra Cunningham. Cunningham, the widow of former Jersey City mayor Glenn Cunningham, was first elected to […]

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Man Gets 20 Years for Killing of Jersey City Political Operative

Updated 2.27.23 A Philadelphia man was sentenced today in federal court to 240 months in prison for conspiring to murder Jersey City political operative Michael Galdieri. BomaniĀ Africa, 62, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge John Michael Vazquez to one count of conspiracy to commit murder for hire. According to U.S. Attorney […]

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Activists Call on DeGise to Resign, Again

With the sunlight fading and the temperature dropping a group of activists gathered in front of City Hall last night to once again call on embattled Councilwoman Amy DeGise to resign. Demands for the councilwoman’s resignation began immediately following her July 19, 2022 collision with cyclist Andrew Black and have continued unabated. A video showed DeGise driving […]