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Danielsen Scores Endorsements For Assembly Run

Danielsen Scores Endorsements For Assembly Run

State Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) has received endorsements from a number of organizations in his run for a full term, according to a release from his campaign. Endorsements for the Assemblyman, who is running for a full term in the state Legislature’s lower house, include: AFL-CIO CWA Health Professionals and Allied Employees I.B.E.W. JNESO New […]

Assemblyman Danielsen Hosts Job Fair At Imperia

Assemblyman Danielsen Hosts Job Fair At Imperia

State Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) is hosting a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 5 at the Imperia, 1714 Easton Ave. The job fair is being presented with the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce. “The workforce in New Jersey is highly knowledgeable and well-qualified, and I’m happy to provide a forum […]

State Assemblyman Joe Danielsen To Move To New Office April 23

State Assemblyman Joe Danielsen To Move To New Office April 23

State Assemblyman Joeseph Danielsen (D-17) will move into his new offices at 334 Elizabeth Ave. on April 23. Danielsen and his staff have been working out of multiple locations since a March fire destroyed the Easton Avenue building housing his original office and a number of businesses. “My staff has been tremendously patient and flexible, […]

Update: Danielsen To Temporarily Work Out Of Three Locations In Municipal Complex

Update: Danielsen To Temporarily Work Out Of Three Locations In Municipal Complex

Update: State Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) will temporarily work out of three locations in the township municipal complex on DeMott Lane. Video taken by state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen during his walk-through of his former office, destroyed along with other businesses’ offices in a March 6 fire. Video courtesy of Assemb. Joe Danielsen. Township Manager Robert […]

Updated: Joe Danielsen Ready To Succeed Chivukula In State Assembly

Updated: Joe Danielsen Ready To Succeed Chivukula In State Assembly

Update 2: Danielsen will be sworn in in the Assembly chamber at 1 p.m. on Oct. 16. Update: Danielsen was elected to fill Chivukula’s seat on Oct. 5. Original Story: Barring any last-minute surprises, township Democratic Party chairman Joe Danielsen will become the 17th Legislative District’s newest state Assemblyman. Danielsen is expected to win a special […]

Action Taken On Measures Co-Sponsored By Assemblyman Chivukula

Action Taken On Measures Co-Sponsored By Assemblyman Chivukula

Measures co-sponsored by state Assemblyman Upendra Chivukula, D-17, that support granting Filipino nationals Temporary Protected Status in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan and would allow for pediatric respite facilities in the state saw action recently. The Assembly on Jan. 6 passed a resolution that would urge the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to […]

Township Residents Levine, Chivukula Have Mixed Results in State Legislative Races

Township Residents Levine, Chivukula Have Mixed Results in State Legislative Races

The two township residents running for state Legislative seats had mixed results Nov. 5. Democratic state Assemblyman Upendra Chivukula easily won re-election from the 17th Legislative District with his running mate, Joseph Egan. The two bested Republican challengers Carlo DiLalla of North Brunswick and Sanjay Patel of Piscataway. Straight ballot results – without provisionals or […]

Smith, Levine Face Off in First Senatorial Debate

Smith, Levine Face Off in First Senatorial Debate

It was billed as a debate between the two state Senate candidates for the 17th Legislative District, but it ended up being more of a policy discussion. To be sure, there were differences in the stands taken by Democratic incumbent Sen. Robert Smith and his Republican challenger, township Mayor Brian Levine, but there was none […]

Two Years Later, Towpath Access Bridge Still Out

Two Years Later, Towpath Access Bridge Still Out

Two years after it was swept away by the remnants of Hurricane Irene, the D&R Canal Towpath access bridge off DeMott Lane in Somerset is getting some attention. But it’s still going to be nearly another year before the bridge will once again allow access to the towpath. The state Department of Environmental Protection expects […]

Chivukula Resolution on Baha’i Faith in Iran Wins Assembly Passage

A state Assembly resolution sponsored by Assemblyman Upendra Chivukula, D-Somerset, that urges Iran to release imprisoned members of the country’s Baha’i faith and treat them with respect was unanimously adopted Sept. 9 by the state Legislature’s lower house. The resolution, co-sponsored by Assemblyman Jon Bramnick, R-Westfield, notes that since the Iranian Revolution of  1979, “more […]

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