Tag: New Jersey

New Jersey’s Governor’s Race: A Referendum on Chris Christie

In New Jersey, Democratic candidate Phil Murphy and Republican candidate Kim Guadagno face off in the race to succeed Chris Christie as New Jersey’s governor. The general election will take place on November 7th. The polls show that Democrat Phil Murphy is far ahead, leading Guadagno by 10-15 points, far outside the margin of error….

Posted in Politics and Elections

The Boss Backs Gay Marriage In New Jersey

A Senate vote on gay marriage in New Jersey was delayed today. But that didn’t stop Bruce Springsteen from announcing his support of the bill on his website. Like many of you who live in New Jersey, I’ve been following the progress of the marriage-equality legislation currently being considered in Trenton. I’ve long believed in…

Posted in Human Rights, Music and Activism

How To Legalize It by Speaking New Jersey

The Garden State is shaping up to be the next state to legalize medical marijuana. Back in February, the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act passed 22-16 in the NJ Senate, and the NJ Assembly health committee passed an amended version of the bill in June. NJ Gov. Jon Corzine (D) said he supports…

Posted in Personal Liberty

Jon Bon Jovi’s Soul Foundation

New Jersey’s second favorite arena rocker puts his money where his home is by investing millions of dollars in environmentally friendly LEED-certified affordable housing. The Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation‘s projects include the Genesis apartments in Newark, New Jersey, a quarter of which are reserved for persons who’ve tested HIV positive. Bon Jovi visits the…