Category: Local

Sessions confirmed as US Attorney General

On Wednesday, Alabama senator Jeff Sessions was confirmed by the Senate as attorney general. On Tuesday night, Senator Elizabeth Warren was blocked from participating in the confirmation hearing by Senate Republicans who used an obscure rule to silence her in retaliation…

El Chapo trial in Brooklyn

Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera, 59, known by various aliases including “El Chapo,” will face charges in Brooklyn, New York following his extradition to the United States on charges filed in the Western District of Texas, Southern District of California, and Eastern…

Court victory for affordable housing

The New Jersey Supreme Court Wednesday delivered an important victory for tens of thousands of New Jersey families by ruling that towns were responsible for meeting housing needs which accumulated during the 16-year “gap period” when the state’s fair housing…