Grewal, with profile rising, may have future in politics

Six months ago, few outside of Bergen County would recognize the name of Gurbir Grewal, and even some residents there were likely not familiar with the former county prosecutor. But now, Grewal, who has since become Gov. Phil Murphy’s attorney general, is drawing national headlines for his opposition to some of President Donald Trump’s policies. Most recently, he’s set his sights on the cap imposed on state and local tax

Murphy jabs Trump on Russia

Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday jabbed President Donald Trump over the ongoing independent investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. While on a panel discussing the federal Opportunity Zone Program with Murphy, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker said that Trump had at one point bragged about the program, passed as part of last year’s Republican tax bill. “I think he was told that the Russians liked the project,” Murphy said.

Colligan thanks Murphy, Sweeney for pension bill

With the budget fight over, New Jersey Police Benevolent Association (PBA) President Pat Colligan is taking the time to thank lawmakers for handing the reins of the Police and Firemen’s Retirement System to the pension system’s board of trustees. “The signing of Senate Bill 5 into law will have a profound impact on the future of our retirement system and it places in the hands of PFRS members and their