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Thursday, June 4, 2015

Olddoc: A defeat for Green not necessarily a mandate for Mapp.. Bernice offers commentary on 'Independents' for Council.. Jackie offers 20 things we can expect on Big Brother 17..

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.


Primary Outcomes --
Anti-Violence March:  "Walk will cross seven towns as marchers seek solutions"
Edison:  "Man gets prison in scheme to aid illegal Indian immigration"
Asm Jamel Holley:  "Assemblyman reported income from six sources in 2014"
Hospitals:  "Larger hospital systems loom in NJ, report forecasts"
Hudson County:  "GOP pol miffed at Dem presumption winning primary is equal to being elected"
Newark --
Public Records:  "Social media and transparency in the digital age"

Christie for President --
Christie Security:  "Troopers' $1M AmEx bill should be state secret, Christie says"
Alcoholic Beverges:  "State could soon whack bars for subbing out expensive liquors"
Cuba --
Corporate Taxes:  "'Combined reporting' could put $500M more in state coffers yearly"
ELEC:  "ELEC charges Buono with campaign finance violation" -- NJSpot | Ledger |
Gambling:  "Meadowlands casino could open in 2016, developer says"
Gay Conversion Trial:  "Gay man says therapist blamed his mom for his sexuality" -- Who ever heard of such a thing?!
Inequality:  "Poll finds Americans, across party lines, are troubled by inequality"
Iraq:  "Gen. Petraeus says US 'probably' losing in Iraq"
Ledger:   "Court rules NJ.com can't be forced to disclose commenter's ID in defamation suit"
NJ Investments:  "Hearing on public sector investment fees, bonuses"
Parkway/Turnpike:  "Changes coming to signs that say your toll is paid"
Rent:  "Rent spiraling out of control, thanks to Christie neglect" -- Editorial, Ledger.
State Farm Grant Contest:  "Facebook voting for 8 NJ groups in grant contest ends Wednesday"
Voter Restrictions:  "Democrats wage nationwide fight against voter restrictions"


[BERNICE] offers commentary on 'Independents' for Council.

[OLDDOC]   A defeat for Green not necessarily a mandate for Mapp.

[Mayor MAPP]  says Thank You, Plainfield.

[Councilor STORCH]  A victory for Plainfield.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  says the people of Plainfield run Plainfield.

[DAVID]  offers snapshots of a big win.

[JACKIE] offers 20 things we can expect on Big Brother 17.

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

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  posts a pic of Column A at 8:01 PM.

[NOEL at PALS]  concludes with the 1st Team All-Efficiency for 2014-15.

[PLAINFIELD LATINO]  announces Norman Ortega and John Campbell Jr will run as independents.

[DOTTIE G SEZ]  asks: Democracy or Dictatorship in Plainfield?