Mayor Corey Booker
Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker’s week on food stamps will begin Tuesday, and he has prepared for the challenge with a grocery purchase of $27.98.
Following a debate about the role of government on Twitter, Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker has accepted a challenge to live on food stamps for a week after Thanksgiving.
An appointment to a vacant City Council seat in Newark led to a melee in council chambers that prompted police to use pepper spray on some spectators.
The storm was expected to bring an inch of rain and winds gusting up to 60 mph on Wednesday. It was set to arrive as much of Newark was without power due Superstorm Sandy.
Four of the nation’s most prestigious basketball programs – Ohio State, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Marquette – held public workouts at the Prudential Center, and fans got a first hand look at some of the nation’s elite teams.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker banged the bi-partison drum Sunday morning on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” saying partisan rhetoric was good for ratings but not for progress.
After months of talks, legal maneuvers, and delays 167 Newark police officers will lose their jobs, the head of the Newark Fraternal Order of Police said.
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