Dem legislators see no allies at redistricting hearings

Democratic members of the legislature were the only ones to speak in favor of a constitutional amendment that would change the state’s redistricting process at simultaneous public hearings before Senate and Assembly committees Thursday. The rest of the testimony, which took about two-and-a-half hours, was given by individuals and groups opposed to the amendment. The vast majority of those groups were liberal ones traditionally aligned with Democratic policies. “I guess

Gopal, Singleton jab Hugin on Price endorsement

State Sens. Vin Gopal and Troy Singleton spoke out against Ocean County freeholder candidate Teddy Price on Thursday, attempting to turn Bob Hugin’s acceptance of the candidate’s endorsement into a black mark against the former pharmaceutical company executive. “With the recent endorsement of Ocean County Freeholder candidate, Teddy Price, Bob Hugin needs to explain how he can happily accept support from someone who has faced criminal charges in three separate

CD3 race puts Burlington freeholder seats in play

Burlington County’s Democratic freeholders may get a sizeable boost from voters turning out for House Candidate Andy Kim on election day. A Monmouth University poll released Tuesday that found Kim and Rep. Tom MacArthur locked in a tight race also found lopsided support for Kim in the third congressional district’s westerly county, with voters there backing Kim by a 17-point margin (46% to 29%). “I think what we're seeing is