Municipal merger moves

The State Local Finance Board gave its unanimous approval this morning of an application calling for the creation of a municipal consolidation commission for Roxbury and Mount Arlington. Representatives of both communities will be appointed to serve on the commission,…

Outside spending plagues our electoral process

by Jeff Brindle Much has been written about the magnitude of campaign spending by independent special interest groups but until now, there has been little discussion about the impact. During the 2012 Presidential and Congressional contests, the Center for Responsive Politics…

Sierra Club endorses Roy Cho for Congress

STATE — Roy Cho, candidate for Congress in the 5th District, received a major endorsement from the national Sierra Club and the group’s 16,000-member strong New Jersey chapter. It is the first time since 2006 that the Sierra Club has…