Trump supporter seeks donations for federal employees

One of Donald Trump’s top New Jersey supporters is soliciting gift cards to help federal employees who live in his hometown to cope with the financial strains of the federal government shutdown. Nutley Town Commissioner Steve Rogers, a former gubernatorial candidate who was named to Trump’s re-election advisory board in 2017, says furloughed federal employees can use the gift cards “for the purchase of groceries and other basic essentials.” “The

Jones not ready to announce state chair bid

Essex County Chairman LeRoy Jones on Wednesday said he was not yet prepared to announce a bid for the state party chairmanship. “Not at this point, no. Not at this point,” Jones said. “I think at this point we need to kind of see how things continue to shake out, and ultimately, that conversation that I spoke about with those individuals that are stakeholders in this, I think that needs