Tag: New Jersey

Minister: Democrats putting special interests above needs of black children

An influential black minister endorsed Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie this week because of the governor’s support for school vouchers. In doing so, Bishop Reginald Jackson also offered a harsh assessment of the Democratic Party. “It is sad for me to see my party, which embraced the civil rights[Read More…]

New Jersey Opportunity Scholarship plan advances

UPDATED: New Jersey’s proposed Opportunity Scholarship Act won unanimous approval Thursday in the state assembly’s Commerce and Economic Development Committee. Of the five members who approved the plan, three were Democrats, including the committee chairman, Albert Coutinho. While Coutinho acknowledged there are concerns over the measure within his party’s caucus,[Read More…]