State may have to pick up more education costs

New Jersey’s public schools serving low-income students—in rural and suburban as well as urban areas—stand to lose services and programs if Donald Trump’s proposed budget becomes reality.  The only questions are 1) how much? and 2) How committed will our state legislature and local governments be to making up for the damage?

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Comment: The Time is Now to Make a Difference

The deadline for filing a petition to appear on the ballot for most town council seats is Monday, April third. That’s only about two weeks away, but there remains sufficient time to collect the necessary signatures for your petition.

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Sussex County Republicans vote against candidate transparency

As evidence by the fact that Donald Trump not only got elected, but months into his presidency the American people still know nothing about where his financial interests lie, the bulk of the GOP thinks its no big deal if the U.S.’s top executives have interests that conflict with the good of the nation—possibly including even large debts to hostile governments.  Count Sussex County’s own trio of GOP representatives to the State House among them.

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Frelinghuysen: Trump should cut Medicare, Medicaid

Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, a Republican whose district includes five Sussex County municipalities—Byram, Hopatcong, Ogdensburg, Sparta and Stanhope—is concerned about the budget Trump is proposing. For progressives in the 11th district who have been concerned about the congressman’s steady drift to the absolute right, this might seem like good news.  But there’s a catch ...

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Please help safeguard our Democracy

The Sussex County Board of Elections is looking for poll workers for the upcoming primary election on June sixth. Training begins in April. Please consider serving your community in this honorable role.

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