'This is insanity!' That's what Booker just said about Trump-backed Senate GOP tax bill

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker said his Senate Republican colleagues were ignoring facts and evidence in seeking to pass tax legislation that gives most of its benefits to corporations and wealthy Americans. “This in insanity,” said Booker, D-N.J., in a speech on the Senate floor as lawmakers …

EveryoneOn CEO Chike Aguh Receives Distinguished Alumnus Award from Wharton African …

The theme for this year’s conference is “Make It Happen, Make It Matter: Building a Stronger Community, Together”, and featured speakers include Shellye Archambeau, CEO of MetricStream; John Washington Rogers Jr., Chairman and CEO, Ariel Investments, LLC; U.S. Senator Cory Booker, D-NJ; …

What NJ voters think about Menendez running for re-election after his mistrial

As for New Jersey’s junior U.S. senator, Cory Booker, 49 percent approved of his job performance, more than twice as much as the 20 percent who disapproved. The poll of 600 adults was conducted Nov. 15-27 and had a margin of error of 4.3 percentage points. Jonathan D. Salant may be reached at …

Newark Holiday Market hosted by Greater Newark Conservancy comes to town this weekend

Shop for the holidays or buy yourself a special gift at Greater Newark Conservancy’s first ever Holiday Market, Saturday, December 2nd from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m

Rutgers alumni rank among top 100 figures in NJ politics

Raymond Lesniak (D-N.J.), a state legislator since 1983, Modia “Mo” Butler, former chief of staff to Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Susan McCue, former chief of staff to retired Sen. Harry Reid (D-N.V.). Ruth Mandel, director of the Eagleton Institute of Politics, said despite the vast amount of Rutgers alumni …

Launch Pad coworking community is coming to Newark

Launch Pad wants to help entrepreneurs outside of Silicon Valley succeed. Will it work in Newark? We’ll find out starting next year.

Op-Ed: Airport Workers, First Line of Service, First Line of Defense

As Newark Mayor Ras Baraka wrote in September, “privately contracted workers at Newark Airport are among the lowest paid in the nation” and the airlines haven’t stepped in to fix the low-bidding system. while the Port Authority, which has the power to enact policies that help workers, has demurred.

Easing of Marijuana Laws Will Still Create More Black Targets

However, in an era where marijuana is far more accepted, and its wide, diverse support is spreading — 29 states and Washington, D.C., have voted to legalize either recreational or medicinal marijuana, and noted legislators like U.S. Senator Cory Booker are pushing for legalization — the racial …

Booker Statement on Labor Department's Fiduciary Rule Delay

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) issued the below statement following the Department of Labor’s announcement today that it …