And Then There Were 79: Kennedy Won’t be at Thursday’s Session

Former Rahway Mayor Jim Kennedy, running for an LD22 Assembly seat with running mate Green.

Assemblyman Jim Kennedy

In a razor-thin legislative atmosphere where every vote counts, Assemblyman Jim Kennedy (D-22) won’t be in attendance at Thursday’s scheduled historic voting session.

Surgery, sources say.

As a member of the Union County Democratic Delegation, Kennedy was expected to support Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto’s (D-32) bill.

As operatives work the phones on both sides of the issue in an attempt to twist and turn assembly people to their advantage, his absence from Trenton tomorrow could prove pivotal.

And Then There Were 79: Kennedy Won’t be at Thursday’s Session