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Monday, April 13, 2015

Bernice: Fee waiver proposal needs explanation.. Mayor Mapp: Green taking advantage and creating a distraction.. David notes Hub Stine sports complex discussion tonight..

CLIPS is your daily roundup of links to blog posts and news about Plainfield or affecting Plainfielders. Begun in 2003 as an email newsletter to Plainfield city council members when I was Plainfield's public information officer, it was later offered to the general public by email and has been available as a blog since 2007. If you have questions, suggestions or tips, email me at plaindan@gmail.com.


Community Access Unlimited:  "CAU honors community partners and staff" -- There is a sizable Plainfield facility.
Flood Insurance:  "Millions facing hikes in flood inurance premiums"
Weekend Shootings:  "Newark" | "South Hackensack" | "Trenton" | "Jersey City" | "Paterson"| -- Just so you know it's not just Plainfield.
Unclaimed Tax Refunds:  "IRS: 34,000 Jerseyans about to lose out on tax refunds"
Civil War:  "NJ was the most anti-Lincoln, anti-war Northern state" -- Was Plainfield an exception?

Asbury Park:  "Inspiration, artistry star at Music in Film Festival"
Gas Prices:  "Expect price bump this week as stations switch to summer blend"
Metal Thieves:  "Two accused of stealing copper from power substations"
Newark:  "State control of schools entering third decade"
Police Reform:  "Protesters march from NYC to DC, will hold two events in NJ"
Politics:  "Blue Wave NJ 10th anniversary bash draws NJ luminaries"
Public Records:  "Missing Englewood Cliffs council minutes never existed" -- Record | Ledger |
Rutgers --
"Will unified RU law school help or hurt legal education in NJ?"
"RU dance marathon raise $692K for charity"

Hillary --
Sen. Menendez --
Gov. Christie:  "Judge sets stage for release of whistleblower grand jury records"
Dreamers:  "Undocumented kids need tuition help" -- Editorial, Ledger.
Energy:  "Grid operator argues for plan that could cost consumers billions"
Lobbyists:  "NJ lobbying in 2014"
Obamacare:  "Income tax surprises for those facing ACA penalties"


[BERNICE] Fee waiver proposal needs explanation.

[OLDDOC]  on Mapp nominations; Green's ballot challenge.

[Mayor MAPP]  Green taking advantage and creating a distraction.

[Councilor STORCH] on what good government should look like.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  Dem LGBT Caucus needs to call out homophobic comments by pols.

[DAVID] notes Hub Stine sports complex discussion tonight.

[JACKIE]  sees signs of Spring, finally.

[JACKIE'S PHOTO BLOG] catches an empty train.

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger] notes the Rotary Club's Wine Tasting which will honor Mayor Mapp.

[NOEL at PALS] offers 2014-15 Plainfield sports honorable mentions.

[PLAINFIELD LATINO] has moved to a new Web address.

[DOTTIE G SEZ] reposts a Blue Jersey story on Jerry Green's bizarre attack.