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

Verrelli running for Gusciora Assembly seat

Mercer County Freeholder Anthony Verrelli on Tuesday announced his candidacy to fill the assembly seat left vacant by Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora when he was sworn into the latter post. “I have lived in the 15th District all of my life. I was born in the City of Trenton, grew up in Lawrenceville, raised my family in Ewing and now live in Hopewell,” Verrelli said. “I understand every aspect of

New committee assignment for Holley

Assemblyman Jamel Holley (D-Roselle) has landed a seat on the Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee. The panel has had some turnover since the start of the year, following the death of Jerry Green and the resignation of Timothy Eustace.  John Armato (D-Buena Vista) and Shanique Speight (D-Newark) have also joined the panel since the Legislature reorganized in January. “I look forward to working with my fellow committee-members to help