Herb Jackson North Jersey Record Published 6:42 AM EDT Oct 15, 2018 1st District Parts of Burlington, Camden and Gloucester counties Democratic incumbent Rep. Donald Norcross, 60, of Camden, is seeking a third term against Republican Paul E. Dilks, 50, a reverse mortgage specialist and former radio personality from Washington Township. Dilks has seized on some of President Donald Trump’s themes, such as declaring solidarity with a Veterans of Foreign Wars post that said it would not watch NFL games as long as players kneel during the national anthem. Dilks also said he would support a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who arrived as children if they pay for a wall on the Mexican border through annual fees. Norcross is a former electricians' union leader who had urged party leaders to demand a vote on raising the minimum wage to $15 before supplying any votes to help Republicans raise the debt limit. Norcross also aired a television … [Read more...] about Midterm elections: What you need to know to vote in NJ House races
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N.J. State Senate President Steve Sweeney. Max Pizarro for Observer Trimming public worker pensions and benefits, merging school districts and using revenue from toll roads to cover pension obligations are among the proposals for getting a handle on the state’s fiscal woes by members of a panel convened by Senate President Steve Sweeney.The 25-member group released its recommendations on Thursday, and Sweeney vowed to take his plan on the road to convince state residents that it’s needed.But Sweeney might have a tougher fight in his own backyard, as fellow Democrat Gov. Phil Murphy gave the proposals a cold reception.“Our problem isn’t simply how much state government spends—it’s how,” the governor, whose first budget increased state spending by more than $2.7 billion, said in a statement. Murphy blamed the state’s financial woes on former Gov. Chris Christie. The governor, who is closely allied with public workers unions, said … [Read more...] about NJ Politics Digest: Could This Be the Way Out of the State’s Fiscal Mess?
By Dean Musgrove | [email protected] | Daily NewsPUBLISHED: March 5, 2018 at 5:02 pm | UPDATED: March 8, 2018 at 2:18 pm Nancy Davis Reagan, the wife of the late President Ronald Reagan, died two years ago at her home in Los Angeles on March 6, 2016. She was 94. The former first lady will perhaps be best remembered for her loyalty to her husband. She became fiercely protective of him after a 1981 assassination attempt and later stood by him as Alzheimer’s disease overtook him in his last years. Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan together at an unknown event, 1950s. Photo Credit: The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library FoundationNancy Davis publicity photo taken in early 1950’s. (LA Daily News file photo) SoundThe gallery will resume inseconds1971 – California: Gov. Ronald Reagan being inaugurated while wife Nancy looks on -Chief Justice Donald Wright Administers the oath. *** NOTE*** Artist painted white haze around the peopleRonald Reagan married Nancy Davis in … [Read more...] about Remembering Nancy Reagan on the second anniversary of her death
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Now that your taxes are done, consider these tips for the rest of the year With the tax filing season winding down, the last thing you want likely to think about is taxes. But heeding a few tips now could save money later. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Register your digital access. Russ Wiles, The Republic | azcentral.com Published 6:00 a.m. MT April 15, 2018 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE Another tax-return filing season is basically in the bag, and the last thing you want to think about any further is taxes. But it's not … [Read more...] about Now that your taxes are done, consider these tips for the rest of the year