By David Wildstein, August 10 2018 12:55 am

 

Winner Losers
RAS BARAKA NJ.COM
The Newark mayor gets the city council to pass a payroll tax exemption that sweetens the pot for Amazon to locate their new corporate headquarters in his city to the tune of $1 billion. The People Magazine of New Jersey loses page views with the announcement that Stormy Daniels has cancelled her appearance in Wayne.
ANDRE SAYEGH STEPHANIE WOHLRAB
The new mayor of Paterson is playing the quality of life card by announcing that he’ll repave 23 streets by the end of the year — a smart way to grow his approval ratings. The Brick school board president and Democratic fundraiser looks shady amidst allegations that Fairview Associates funded her super PAC (which paid her) around the same time they got the Brick schools insurance contract.
MICHAEL WILDES MICHAEL COPPOLA
The Democratic candidate for mayor of Englewood is able to oppose Donald Trump’s policies while getting national TV exposure for helping the first in-laws get U.S. citizenship. The chief of the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police is arrested for trying to buy cocaine online.
JAMES P. BROWN JON BRAMNICK
The general chairman of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers is treating the NJ Transit crisis with a frank, transparent and accessible attitude. The Assembly Minority Leader gets bitch-slapped by Gov. Phil Murphy after suddenly developing an interest in New Jersey Transit.
MO BUTLER PAUL DOUGHERTY
The Mercury Public Affairs partner, along with Brendan Gill, Victor Herlinsky and others, raises $70k for Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s re-election campaign. The Haddon Township Commissioner is cited for leaving the scene of an accident and driving without a license, an issue that is more pertinent to his post as Clementon Municipal Prosecutor than as a municipal elected official.
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