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Happy 2013!

Happy New Year!

Dear Friends:

I want to wish you all a very happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year!

There was much success in 2012. For starters, we succeeded in our re-election of President Barack Obama. President Obama will lead us back to respectability and prosperity, and will restore the promise of America.  Although we still have […]

A Message from Senator Cunningham

Happy New Year!

Dear Friends:

I want to wish you all a very happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year!

Unfortunately, we continue to struggle through a painful recession that has profoundly affected the way governments, businesses, and families go about their day to day lives here in New Jersey.  Though we are beginning to […]

Senator Sponsors Banking Development District Bill

A bill that would incentivize banks to operate in underserved areas passed the state Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee today.

Sen. Sandra CunninghamD-Jersey City, sponsored the measure after the Bank of America shuttered its branch at the HUB on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in the Greenville section of Jersey City.

Cunningham said without a bank […]

Senator Cunningham to host Seminars on Criminal Record Expungement

Dec. 7-8 Seminars Are Part of Senator’s Ongoing Efforts To Reduce Recidivism Rates In New Jersey

JERSEY CITY – Senator Sandra Bolden Cunningham, a long-time champion of initiatives to rehabilitate criminal offenders, today announced she will host two back-to-back seminars next week in Jersey City to inform residents of their options for expunging their records.

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Senator Cunningham Helps Restore Recreation Programs at JC Armory

Recreational activities at the Jersey City Armory, which had been suspended, will resume on Nov. 22 thanks to the intervention of state Sen. Sandra Cunningham of Jersey City.

Use of the Armory, which Jersey City leases from the state Department of Military and Veteran Affairs, was slashed from the city’s budget for the fiscal year […]

Senator Named to Christie Transition Team

Senator Cunningham

Senator Cunningham was chosen today by governor-elect Chris Christie to be a part of his transition team in Trenton. The team, which includes public and private sector leaders from both parties, will be responsible for assembling Christie’s new administration, sifting through mounds of information from the outgoing governor, and giving voice to […]

A Message from Senator Cunningham

As another summer comes to an end, and we resume our busy lives, it is important to reflect on this year’s events and where we are going in the year ahead.  This year, as a nation we have experienced soaring highs such as the inauguration of President Barack Obama and the confirmation of Justice Sonia […]

“One Gun a Month” Bill Passes in N.J. Legislature

Gun-control advocates won a victory by the passage of a bill that could make New Jersey the fourth state with a one-handgun-per-month buying limit.

The measure was approved in the Senate with the bare- minimum 21 votes after Sen. Fred Madden (D., Gloucester) dropped his opposition to the idea.

Madden was one of three South […]

Senator to Donate Late Mayor Glenn D. Cunningham’s Clothes for Charity

The Senator Will donate the late Mayor Glenn Cunningham’s clothing to Suits for Success a division of Dress for Success Hudson County. Best known for providing gently-used suits to women for job interviews, Dress for Success offers job related coaching, skills and support to economically disadvantaged women throughout the year. The comprehensive programming at Dress […]

“One Gun a Month” Bill Stalls in Senate

Illegal firearms seized by police officers from a home in Jersey City. Photo taken Tuesday, September 9, 2008 by Reena Sibayan (the Jersey Journal).

Senator Cunningham’s bill, S1774, which prohibits an individual from purchasing more than one handgun within a 30-day period, stalled in […]