Author: Staff Report

Obamacare Arrives… America Survives!

NATIONAL — The Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama’s signature legislative accomplishment, has begun enrolling citizens in new health exchanges in states all across America despite a government shutdown orchestrated by Republicans in Congress. While the GOP remains dedicated to…

Political Payroll Plunder

PLAINFIELD — Mayor Sharon Robinson-Briggs is seeking to give herself a pay hike by appointing herself as the acting city administrator, but a councilman claims she is breaking the law. Third Ward Councilman Adrian O. Mapp, who defeated the incumbent…

Manning asks for presidential pardon

NATIONAL — The former Army private convicted on charges of espionage and theft has written to President Obama and the Army secretary asking for a pardon or reduced sentence over the transfer of secrets to WikiLeaks. Press freedom organizations, peace advocates…