Cory Booker: “After this budget, I will be right in Christie’s face every single day…”

Christie-Booker Alliance Could Put Newark Schools Front and Center

After this budget, I will be right in Christie’s face every single day saying, ‘You own these schools under state takeover, partner with me in making real reforms.’

Mayor Cory Booker, on the recent collaboration with Governor Chris Christie to take steps to reform Newark’s schools.

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Mildred Crump: “What some people want to see me do is jump up and down and discredit the mayor.”

Top candidates for Newark council president seek support of Sharif, Baraka

What some people want to see me do is jump up and down and discredit the mayor. I do not believe in public name calling but when it was necessary I have spoken out against the mayor.

Councilwoman Mildred Crump, whose role as council president is up for grabs this week. Crump has been accused of running a “rubber stamp” council, who votes through the Mayor’s agenda.

Without belaboring the point, I just don…

Without belaboring the point, I just don’t see how this series advances the city. How does Newark benefit? How can Newark transform itself and bring in investment with this crap? The first series, for those that want to forget, billed itself as “The Wire Live.”
 

Come on, we can do better; Newarkers deserve better. Rather than following around so-called gang members, why don’t they go follow a kid from Science Park or University or the young ladies that dominate in b-ball for South Side? So many good stories but I know, I know…that’s not what people want to see.

5Reasons, on Season 2 of the Sundance documentary, “Brick City”

Symbolically, it’s a big gain for Lincol…

Symbolically, it’s a big gain for Lincoln Park. It’s the last frontier of downtown residential and commercial development. I think it will almost bring back to life (former Newark Mayor) Ken Gibson’s old line, ‘Wherever American cities are going, Newark will get there first.’

Clement Price, on the new development of 66 green, affordable homes in Lincoln Park