Weekend TV

Reporters Roundtable

Jim Hooker hosts Bloomberg’s Dunstan McNichol, The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Jonathan Tamari, The Record’s Charles Stile and Politifax’s Nick Acocella to discuss pension reform, NJ Transit fare hikes, Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission Executive Director Bryan Christiansen’s resignation, Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s (D-Cliffside Park) cancer diagnosis and state Sen. Bill Baroni’s (R-Hamilton) new job as deputy executive director of the Port Authority.

Airs: Tonight at 7:00, Sunday at 10am on NJN

On the Record

Marie DeNoia Aronsohn hosts Assembly Majority Leader Joseph Cryan (D-Union), state Sen. Chrisopher “Kip” Bateman (R-Branchburg), U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-Long Branch) and U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-Clinton) to discuss the state bipartisanship in Trenton and Washington.

Airs: Sunday at 9am and 11am, Monday at 6:30am on NJN

New Jersey Now

Assemblymen Albert Coutinho (D-Newark) and Anthony Bucco Jr. (R-Boonton) discuss the Assembly Budget Committee hearing on Governor Christie’s current state aid freezes to close the budget gap; Bergen Community College Vice-Chair of Trustees Cid Wilson and former Assemblyman and Gubernatorial Candidate Richard Merkt (R-Mendham) debate the freeze in aid to schools and colleges; Kate Slevin of the Tri-State Transportation Campaign and Jerry Cantrell of the New Jersey Taxpayers Association tackle cuts to New Jersey Transit.

Airs: Sunday at 12pm

New Jersey Power & Politics

Host Jim McQueeney updates the audience on Lautenberg’s cancer diagnosis; state Sen. Tom Kean Jr. (R-Westfield) talks about Christie’s budget cuts and Baroni’s appointment; Assemblyman Albert Coutinho (D-Newark) on the budget; Jerry Cantrell of the New Jersey Taxpayers Association; Democrat Julie Roginsky and Republican Roger Bodman on the Baroni appointment and the future of that state senate seat; Joe Marbach, Dean of Arts & Sciences at Seton Hall, on the Governor’s first month. 

Airs: Saturday and Sunday at 10am and 3pm on News 12 New Jersey

New Jersey Capitol Report

Steve Adubato Jr. and Rafael Pi Roman host former labor commissioner Ray Bramucci CWA Area Director Hetty Rosenstein to discuss Gov. Christie’s ”promises to curb debt and what that means for public employees in New Jersey,” followed by a talk with Commerce and Industry Association President John Galandak and The Record Senior Business Writer Hugh Morley to dissect New Jersey’s economic issues.

Airs:     FiOS 1: 2/20/2010 at 6:30pm
            NJN: 2/21/2010 at 7:00am
            WLIW: 2/21/2010 at 9:00am
            WHYY TV: 2/21/2010 at 11:30am
            FiOS 1: 2/21/2010 at 6:30pm
            WBGO: 2/22/2010 at 7:30pm
            WORLD: 2/25/2010 at 7:00am

Caucus: New Jersey

“Delaney Hall: Transitioning Back into Society”

Airs: Saturday at 12:30pm on Thirteen, Sunday at 8:30am on NJN.

Weekend TV