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Newark Gets Water Utility Back

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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A controversial non-profit that runs the City of Newark's vast water supply system is being disbanded after several investigations raised questions about mismanagement of the agency. The utility will now revert back to the City's control.

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Booker Creates Newark Office of Film and Television

Thursday, August 04, 2011

The City of Newark, N.J. is no newcomer to lights, camera and action. It's been the set for Steven Spielberg’s 2005 “War of the Worlds,” Eminem’s 2009 music video “Not Afraid,” and of course for "Brick City." But on Thursday, Mayor Cory A. Booker announced an official entity to assist filmmakers and TV producers: the Newark Office of Film and Television (NOFT).

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Peace in Newark

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Newark mayor Cory Booker talks about this weekend's Newark Peace Education Summit and other news, including the just-announced DOJ investigation of the police department.

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Cory Booker and the Push for Peace in Newark

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

When the ACLU cast such a negative light on our police department we really had to find a way to improve the things that we admit need to be improved, but also also to bring a much better light on our department.

Newark Mayor Cory Booker on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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WNYC News

Newark Mayor Booker Says More Layoffs and Tax Hikes Coming

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Newark Mayor Cory Booker says a report by a City Council task force that says the city is spending beyond its means is telling him what he already knows. Booker is accusing the police union of being selfish, saying that its leaders refuse to negotiate with his administration, while other unions are making sacrifices.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Monitor for the Newark Police?

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Deborah Jacobs, ACLU-NJ executive director, talks about the petition she filed asking for federal oversight of the Newark police department. Mayor of Newark Cory Booker and the department's Police Director Garry McCarthy respond to the allegations. 

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Newark's Booker Planning Layoffs, Furlough for Non-Union Workers

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Newark Mayor Cory Booker says he wants to reduce non-union city workers to a four-day work week, starting in late September, to deal with a $150 million budget gap. He's also planning on laying off 350 firefighters and police officers.

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Newark Mayor Endorses Bloomberg

Friday, April 17, 2009

Newark Mayor Cory Booker comes to Harlem to endorse Bloomberg.

Newark Mayor Cory Booker comes to Harlem to endorse Bloomberg.

Newark Mayor Cory Booker traveled to Harlem today to endorse Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Booker said Bloomberg had become a national advocate for ...

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