Poll: Sweeney nuclear subsidy may hurt lawmakers

New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney’s quest to secure subsidies for two nuclear power plants in his district may have hit another snag. A recent poll commissioned by the NJ Coalition for Fair Energy, an industry coalition that has opposed the nuclear subsidy bills championed by Sweeney since they were first introduced in late 2017, shows that voting for the bill could jeopardize legislators’ reelection prospects. Of the 632 New

Murphy picks Bryan as Press Secretary

Dan Bryan, the former Chief of Staff to Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer, will serve as press secretary to Gov. Phil Murphy. Bryan was with Zimmer during a national media frenzy in 2014, when the mayor accused Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno of threatening to withhold Hurricane Sandy relief funds unless she backed a politically charged development deal. He worked for Zimmer from 2009 until 2015, and then for the Beckerman pubic