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Brigid Harrison

Brigid Harrison appears in the following:

Are Political Favors Getting a Bad Name?

Friday, January 24, 2014

In New Jersey, Chris Christie and his staff face allegations that they punished their political opponents by causing traffic jams. In New York City, new City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is rewarding her allies with plum jobs. So what counts as effective carrot-and-stick politics, and what's crosses the line? Brigid Harrison, of Montclair State and David Plotz, editor of Slate, discuss.

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NJ Senator Frank Lautenberg Dies at 89

Monday, June 03, 2013

NJ Senator Frank Lautenberg died this morning at the age of 89. The Senate's longest-serving member -- and last remaining WWII veteran -- reportedly died of complications from pneumonia. Chris Christie will appoint a replacement for the Democratic representative. Brigid Harrison of Montclair State and Congressman Bill Pascrell discuss Lautenberg's life and political legacy. Post your eulogies to Frank Lautenberg below, and discuss who you think Chris Christie should appoint to replace him.

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Sick Days in New Jersey

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Brigid Callahan Harrison, professor of political science and law at Montclair State University, explains the negotiation over payouts for unused sick time for public employees in New Jersey and what the purpose of sick leave is. 

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Primary Run Down

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Melinda Henneberger, Editor in Chief of Politics Daily, discusses the nationwide fallout from yesterday's primary elections. Joining her will be Brigid Harrison, professor of political science and law at Montclair State University, who will look specifically at yesterday's Primary elections in New Jersey.

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NJ Election Preview

Monday, November 02, 2009

Campaign season comes to a close as New Jersey's next governor gets elected (or re-elected) tomorrow. Brigid Harrison, professor of political science and law at Montclair State University, and Mike Kelly, columnist at The Record, give us a preview of what to expect.

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Star-Ledger for Daggett

Monday, October 12, 2009

Brigid Harrison, professor of political science and Law at Montclair State University, talks about the Star-Ledger editorial board's endorsement of independent candidate Chris Daggett in the New Jersey gubernatorial race.

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30 Issues Day 11: New Jersey Development and Corruption

Monday, October 05, 2009

Brigid Harrison, professor of political science and law at Montclair State University, discusses the intersection of development and corruption in the context of the New Jersey governor’s race. Then, a close-up on development in Jersey City. Ward E city councilman Steven Fulop discusses ethics reform and how corruption ...

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