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North Bergen Democratic Chair Makes More $$ As School Counselor and Attendance Monitor Than...

While Donald Trump ran surprisingly strong in North Bergen, that town's politically connected school administrator has cobbled together two jobs to boost his salary...

Hackensack’s PR Consultant Becoming Focus Of Harsh Campaign

The former public relations firm for the City of Hackensack, now running the campaign of incumbent Mayor John Labrosse and his slate of city...

Hackensack Campaigns Call Each Other Crooked

Hackensack's two major candidate slates in May's upcoming council election are essentially calling each other crooked or implying criminality of one sort or another. A...

Hackensack Rivals Accuse Each Other Of Misconduct in Election War

Hackensack's dueling political tickets are stepping up the trench warfare, accusing each other of illegalities and asking for investigations of the other side. A Hackensack...

Breaking: Paterson Mayor Charged In Corruption Probe

Correction: A previous version of this story said the Mayor had been arrested. That is incorrect. Paterson Mayor Joseph "Joey" Torres was among four city...

The Perks of Public Service: Protecting Their Own?

Former New Jersey Attorney General David Samson got a no-prison sentence for his shocking abuses of power as Chairman of the Port Authority of...

Former NJ Attorney General Gets No Jail Time For Abuse of Power

As the chairman of the powerful Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, David Samson had a lot of power. He could --...

Congressman Sires’ Statement Condemning President Trump’s Executive Order Strengthening the Travel Ban

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement on President Trump’s executive actions targeting refugees and travel from Muslim-majority countries: “Making small tweaks and smoothing out the rough edges of...

Bergen County Elections: Hackensack Challengers Claim Record Petition Filing

A slate of Hackensack challengers for City Council turned in over 3,000 signatures from city registered voters Monday, claiming it's a record. The group, running...

Congressman Sires Joins Colleagues Urging Congress to Request Trump’s Tax Returns

(Washington, D.C.) – This week, Congressman Sires joined over 160 members of Congress calling on the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee and...

Sires weights in on Attorney General Sessions

He’s the ranking member of the House subcommittee overseeing Cuba and now Rep. Albio Sires (D-8th Dist.) weighs in on new Attorney General, Jeff...

Hackensack War of Words Charges Zisa Family Behind Challenge

An opposition slate to Hackensack's incumbent council candidates running for reelection is little more than a "front group" for the Zisa political family, charges...

Larry Wainstein is Reinforcing his Well-Earned Reputation as a Liar, North Bergen BOE President...

To the Editor: Larry Wainstein's recent Letter to the Editor is good for only one thing -- reinforcing his well-earned reputation as a liar. Wainstein...

President Trump doubled down on divisive and toxic rhetoric, Congressman Sires says

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s first address to a Joint Session of Congress: “Rather than using his first...

Hudson County Republicans Choose Kim Guadagno For Governor

West Long Branch, NJ – The Hudson County Republican Organization threw its support behind Kim Guadagno for governor, securing the official Republican organization line...

#CAMPAIGNLEAKS: Wainstein Reveals Rematch Plan Against North Bergen’s Sacco in Letter About Labor Dispute

Larry Wainstein declares reelection bid in rambling letter about teacher salaries. The North Bergen Businessman and 2015 Mayoral Challeger to longtime incumbent Nick Sacco...