In 2014, Cory Booker won re-election to his first full term in his New Jersey Senate seat by a 56-42 margin, defeating Republican Jeff Bell. Just slightly over a year earlier, he had won an October 2013 special election to finish the term of the late Frank Lautenberg by a 55-44 margin over Republican Steve Lonegan. 573 more words
Tags » Cory Booker
Every Tuesday, I attempt to be early for work. But every Tuesday, an NJTransit delay causes me to be late for work.
It never fails. And this is not to say there are service problems weekly, but rather that service problems occur incredibly consistently. 426 more words
Is Newark, New Jersey the next big innovation hub?
The city will soon be home to a $50 million accelerator and early-stage social impact venture fund for tech startups. 306 more words
NEWARK – On the 15th floor of 1 Washington Park, Audible CEO Don Katz talked over the heads of a packed group of politicians, liberal arts nitwits and assorted press people as he calmly laid out a technological vision for the City, a few of those present jerking to attention when he noted “the hip new bars” his $50 million investment will undoubtedly draw to the area, right around the former from the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. 515 more words
Trivia: Which hip hop business star recently filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy? (Answer below)
This week we awoke to news of an historic deal with Iran. 380 more words