The NJEA’s PAC released their list of their endorsement recommendations for the 2020 fall congressional races, as well as LD25’s special Senate and Assembly races, in which they support incumbent Republicans Senator Anthony Bucco and Assemblywoman Aura Dunn. The PAC is supporting the Democratic incumbents, while backing CD2 Democratic challenger Amy Kennedy; they opted against making an recommendation in CD4.
This week we laid to rest Civil Rights hero Congressman John Lewis, the proud longtime representative of Georgia’s 5th Congressional District. My heart is heavy as the world mourns an icon, who was my friend and colleague. John spoke softly but powerfully, he walked slowly but purposefully and he acted kindly but fought tirelessly for justice.
CAMDEN COUNTY, NJ — The Camden County Office of Emergency Management will receive $1,395,002.66 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) grants to help combat the coronavirus pandemic, officials announced on Monday. U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker and Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-1) announced the funding. The senators said they have now secured more than $160 million in PA grants to help the state battle the pandemic.
As New Jersey plans to reopen its schools this fall, it’s an ugly yet open secret that while this state has one of the best public school systems in the nation, deep veins of inequity run through it, and too many Black and Latino students are still getting a raw deal.