Friday, February 28, 2020

Tag: New Jersey

New Jersey will require building permits to consider climate change

“This is a big deal. For New Jersey to step to the forefront and say, ‘We’re going to look at future climate impacts, and that it’s going to be a driver of our decision-making’ — that’s exactly what all 50 states need to be doing.”

Former New Jersey police officer sentenced to federal prison after recording...

On Tuesday, Then was sentenced today to six months in prison for concealing the assault of an attempted suicide victim by another police officer at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey.

6th New Jersey police officer arrested in FBI corruption probe

Charged with conspiring to deprive individuals of civil rights under color of law, Daniel Pent faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a fine of $250,000.

New Jersey becomes first state to ban the use of wild...

"Today, I am proud to sign a law that will ensure that New Jersey will not allow wild and exotic animals to be exploited and cruelly treated within our state."

Former cop sentenced to prison for beating handcuffed man with flashlight

“This is an assault on a helpless man by a police officer,” the judge said at the sentencing. “This is a very serious offense indeed, from my point of view.”

Terrorizing the vulnerable

“We only want to live in peace, work, have a home, be a family.”

Former Chris Christie allies convicted in bridge scandal

Although federal prosecutors claim they do not possess enough evidence to convict Christie of a crime, critics of the New Jersey governor suspect Christie had initiated the Bridgegate scandal and used his subordinates to take the fall for him.

There Oughta Be a Law…

We are living in a country where the solution to just about any social problem is to create a law against it, and then punish those who break it. Should prison really be the American Way?

Homeless Heroes Thwart Attempted Bombing in New Jersey

Two homeless men reportedly informed authorities about suspicious packages that turned out to be IEDs.

Former State Attorney General and Port Authority Chairman Pleads Guilty to...

Samson currently faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine of $250,000 or twice the gross gain or loss from the offense.

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Sanders campaign releases detailed answer as to how he will pay for his major...

“You know, if you look at the media, they say Bernie's ideas are radical, they're extreme, they're out of the mainstream,. Let me just tell you, I don't think that that's true.”

Wrongfully convicted man awarded $1.5M after serving 23 years in prison

“Today, Lamonte McIntyre has been declared, finally and conclusively, a completely innocent man.”
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

An aspirational vision of life after fossil fuels

Building sustainable communities is the antidote to fear of a changing climate.
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Bernie Sanders gains support in South Carolina as billionaire Tom Steyer draws votes from...

Billionaire Tom Steyer has poured money into outreach to African-American voters, who make up more than half of South Carolina’s Democratic electorate.