EDA set to vote on Murphy pick

The big news of the day might come out of a meeting of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, where Gov. Phil Murphy’s controversial pick of a Connecticut official with a history of opposing building trades unions is on the agenda. Labor leader Bill Mullen says that Murphy’s choice, Tim Sullivan, had opposed prevailing wage expansion while serving as Gov. Dan Malloy’s deputy commissioner of Economic and Community Development.  Mullen

Murphy doesn’t have votes to approve EDA pick

Gov. Phil Murphy doesn’t necessarily have the votes on the Economic Development Authority (EDA) to approve his choice of a Connecticut official as the new executive director. In a letter, first reported by InsiderNJ’s Max Pizzaro, labor leader Bill Mullen says that Tim Sullivan, Murphy’s pick to run the EDA, established a record of being “anti-building trades” and opposing prevailing wage expansion while serving as Gov. Dan Malloy’s deputy commissioner

Murphy picks Malloy guy for EDA

Gov. Phil Murphy has picked Tim Sullivan, who works for Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy, to serve as Chief Executive Officer of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA). Sullivan is the Deputy Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development; before that, he was chief of staff to New York City’s Deputy Mayor for Economic Development when Michael Bloomberg was mayor. Malloy is one of the nation’s least