State of the Union, Budget Address and Camden by Jared Hunter

Last Tuesday was President Trump’s first State of the Union address and there was a lot to analyze.  I’ll do my best to tie together a few streams around the SOTU, Governor Murphy’s upcoming budget address, and how all of this affects Camden. Trump’s address had interesting and dichotomous tones.  Some CNN correspondence directly after … Read more of State of the Union, Budget Address and Camden by Jared Hunter

Reflections on the MLK Day of Service (and “acknowledging the land”)

I went to a theater show about six months ago. Just before the show started, the director came out and did a “land acknowledgement” — talking about how the part in which the free show was being performed had once been the land of a local Native American tribe. It was the first time I … Read more of Reflections on the MLK Day of Service (and “acknowledging the land”)

The Latest Round of Musical Chairs in Camden

There’s been quite a bit of activity in the Camden game of musical chairs — where public and private positions with deep political connections shuffle around to reinforce both the power of that political structure and reward those who are loyal to it. Anthony Perno is out at Cooper’s Ferry, replaced by Kris Kolluri who … Read more of The Latest Round of Musical Chairs in Camden

Transitions by Jared Hunter

Hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving! Apologies for the slight hiatus – this Fall has not been so forgiving. I just wanted to throw some thoughts out given the “cool down” of election season and the transitions taking place in Trenton (and the craziness taking place in Washington). Governor-Elect Murphy has rapidly begun to fill out … Read more of Transitions by Jared Hunter

Ahead of Election Day by Jared Hunter

Steve has been a super helpful mentor in supporting me to think through the ways that I can further refine my writing.  I’m going to take a page out of his extensive blogging handbook and focus quickly on something that super important coming up everyone should really be aware of: Election Day.  I’ve written about … Read more of Ahead of Election Day by Jared Hunter

It’s Friday, Let’s Talk Strategy (and Politics)

With the gubernatorial election coming up there’s a ton of important content to be shared, there’s Camden news, and plenty more — I wanted to take a chance to share some of the conversations I’m having about politics:   — How are Democrats going to talk about immigration? Especially with a wave of nativistic new ads … Read more of It’s Friday, Let’s Talk Strategy (and Politics)