Voters Slam School Spending Plans

STATE – For the first time since 1976, New Jersey voters rejected more than half of the budgets on the ballot in yesterday’s school election.

Thrash Cites Debt Burden

RAHWAY—The city’s next mayor will have to contend with shrinking revenues and rising debt, as well as a declining credit score, according to former Housing Authority Chair Renee Bridges Thrash, who is vying for the Democratic nomination against Freeholder Richard Proctor, who is also the city’s health official.