Brendan Gill’s Amateur Hour

  Winner Losers BRIAN STACK BRENDAN GILL The Union City Mayor draws a crowd of more than 3,000 people for an incredible spectacle of grandeur and pageantry that put his massive hometown popularity on display for statewide officials.  He's unopposed in his bid for re-election. The Essex County Freeholder looks like amateur hour after he tells a reporter a Phil Murphy-connected non-profit is going to run ads pressuring Democratic legislators to support

Murphy orders flags lowered for Green

Gov. Phil Murphy has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff on Monday in memory of fourteen-term Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-Plainfield), who passed away last week at age 79. “I personally wish to thank the hundreds of friends, colleagues, and constituents of Jerry Green who have contacted us recently to express their sorrow at his recent passing,” said State Sen. Nicholas Scutari (D-Linden), the Union County Democratic Chairman.  “Jerry truly

Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling on Jerry Green

Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling (D-Neptune Township) issued a statement this afternoon on the death of Assemblyman Jerry Green: “It was an honor and a privilege to work alongside Assemblyman Jerry Green. He was truly dedicated to the people of New Jersey, having served 26 years in the Assembly. His wisdom, fortitude and professionalism will be sorely missed."  

Rep. Albio Sires on Jerry Green

Rep. Albio Sires (D-West New York), a former Assembly Speaker, released a statement this afternoon on the death of Assemblyman Jerry Green: “I am saddened to hear about the death of my friend Assemblyman Jerry Greene who passed away yesterday.  The residents of New Jersey and Union County lost a long time civil servant. I had the pleasure of serving with Jerry in the Legislature and then working together with

Chairman Kevin McCabe on Jerry Green

Middlesex County Democratic Chairman Kevin McCabe issued a statement this afternoon on the death of Assemblyman Jerry Green: “It is with deep sadness that I learned of the passing of Assemblyman Jerry Green this morning. Jerry was a dedicated public servant, a strong advocate for our state and a committed family man. He was also someone I considered a mentor and a friend.  On behalf of the Middlesex County Democratic