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NJCU’s Mention in Mayor Fulop’s Ward A “State of the City” Address

And we quote:

“Two of the most important projects in the city are actually happening right here in Ward A. First, We are especially excited for the expansion of New Jersey City University’s campus here in Ward A, which will include new residential housing and retail space. This is one of the largest and most transformative projects in the entire city. This expansion will be located on a 21-acre vacant site here in Ward A. As mentioned before, it will include new residential housing, new student housing, retail including a brand new large supermarket for residents on the south side of the city. A project of this magnitude will have an incredible impact, and will bring new opportunities, jobs and activity to this underutilized area.”(10)

Read the whole Ward A address given on March 20, 2017.

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President Trump Jeopardizes Libraries


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Live – First Day of Confirmation Hearings For Supreme Court Nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch

The ever-reliable C-SPAN will cover these hearings day by day, gavel to gavel. He is appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Live – House Hearing on Russian Election Interference

FBI Director James Comey testifies today before the House Select Intelligence Committee on whether or not there is evidence pointing to Russian meddling in the just-concluded presidential election. Also, this hearing will undoubtedly touch on President Trump’s unsupported allegations that he was wiretapped by former President Obama. The hearing begins at 10am EDT; C-SPAN will permanently archive this proceeding, so if you can’t watch it live, you can visit at a later date.

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“Bill for the Naturalization of Foreigners”

In these contentious times, it might prove enlightening to go back over two hundred years to see this document as emended by Thomas Jefferson. While it was never enacted in its original form, it shows that such a question was being discussed even before there was a United States; it also shows Jefferson’s leanings that were definitely not in synch with policies emanating now from Washington.

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Who Wins, Who Loses in President Trump’s 2018 Budget Proposal

Say “good-by” to the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the National Endowment for the Arts and other like-minded institutions and “hello” to massive increases for defense and homeland security. The Washington Post provides a breakdown by department and shows the impact of the proposed budget.

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President Trump’s Proposed 2018 Budget

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