Three Short Takes

One – Posted on Facebook this morning:

From: MayorsOffice <>
Date: Oct 13, 2017, 11:45 AM -0400
To: Eric Jackson <>
Subject: Please be my guest at my third State of the City Address

Dear Friend,

Please be my guest at my third State of the City address on Wednesday, October 25th at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall (319 East [...]


Above is a screenshot taken this morning of the results of an inquiry made of the NJ Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) database. It shows that, as of this morning, not one person has filed any documents with ELEC in connection with the upcoming May 2018 Trenton mayoral election.

Over [...]

Fifty Years is a Long Time for a Tax Break

E-mailed this morning (without the hyperlinks below) to 15th District State Senator Shirley Turner, Assemblymember Reed Gusciora and Assemblymember Elizabeth Muoio, at this link.

I take no position here today on the underlying effort to get Amazon a 50-year deal. It’s probably a bad idea, but from today’s story on (linked below) it sounds like [...]

The Cost of Maestro

Let’s all welcome a new corporation to Trenton!

Wow, you don’t get to say THAT everyday!

Maestro Technologies has moved into 1 West State Street, and our Christmas Mayor Eric Jackson, not one to ever miss a photo opportunity if he can help it, was there to cut the obligatory ribbon. The front page [...]

No Appointments Found

I just wanted to post a slight edit to the concluding paragraphs of yesterday’s post. Thanks:

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Right now, in September, it’s not very likely that many Trenton voters are paying much attention to the upcoming city elections next May. There’s a lot going on right now on [...]

No Charities Found

Thank Goodness the folks on Facebook are on the ball.

After publishing my piece two days ago commenting on the news that the tax-exempt status of Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson’s nonprofit charity “Moving Trenton Together” (MTT) had been revoked last Spring by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), readers rushed to set me straight on one major [...]

Word Salad

I guess we know why it’s so difficult to get Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson to speak on record with the press. When he does, he doesn’t make sense. Either that, or he lies.

Case in point: On Wednesday of this week, the Trentonian published an article, based on information found and released by former Trenton resident [...]

Time to Pay the Piper?

Back during the last Trenton city election in 2014, I introduced readers of this space to Hoboken Councilwoman Beth Mason. At that time, Ms. Mason had been a Hoboken Council member since 2007. She’d also run, unsuccessfully, for Mayor a few times.

I thought her story would be of interest to Trenton readers in [...]

No Laughing Matter

Thanks to Trenton alumnus (and now Hamilton’s own) Jim Carlucci, we see from the above screenshot that the non-profit organization “Moving Trenton Together,” founded by Trenton’s Mayor Eric Jackson in 2014, had its 501(c)(3) non-profit status revoked by the Internal Revenue Service last month. As you can read above, this status [...]

1,154 Days In, and He Asks For Time...