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Charlie is the founder and editor of New Brunswick Today, and the winner of the Awbrey Award for Community-Oriented Local Journalism. He is a proud Rutgers University journalism graduate, a community organizer, and a former independent candidate for mayor of New Brunswick.

Posted inLaw & Public Safety

Danielsen’s OPRA Bill Lets Governments Sue Citizens Who File Records Requests

TRENTON, NJ—Today, two different state legislative committees are poised to simultaneously consider a freshly-dropped pair of bills that would overhaul and undermine the state’s Open Public Records Act (OPRA). The OPRA has been a critical tool for journalists to uncover corruption and inform the public using primary sources, but it is also used by all […]

Posted inGovernment & Politics

A Dozen Mayor Elections in County, But Almost Half Are Uncontested

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—At least four Middlesex County towns are poised to elect new Mayors on November 7, while another eight incumbent Mayors here will be seeking re-election that same day. Nearly half of the county’s 25 municipalities will have Mayor elections on the ballot, though some contests are more competitive than others. In each case, […]