Weekend TV

New Jersey Now with Brenda Blackmon

April 11th at 12 noon on My9 / WWOR TV.

Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll discuss education cuts as school boards across the state prepare their budgets for voter approval, as well as Governor Chris Christie’s proposal for a teacher’s wage freeze, and the Bergen County Education Association memo that’s stirring controversy. Also, political commentator David Webb and political strategist Bill Maer debate the Governor’s budget plan as committee hearings begin, as well as the return of former Newark Mayor Sharpe James.


On the Record with Michael Aron

Sunday, April 11 at 9 am and 11 am; Monday, April 12 at 6:30 am

One-on-one with New Jersey newsmakers and lawmakers in Trenton and Washington


Topic               New Jersey State Budget


Guests                1st Half – New Jersey State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff

                                2nd Half – Assemblyman Lou Greenwald, (D), Chair, Assembly Budget Committee


 Reporters Roundtable with Michael Aron

Friday, April 9 at 7 pm; Sunday, April 11 at 10 am  

Reporters discuss New Jersey’s political scene 

Reporters           Nick Acocella – Politifax

                                Angela Delli Santi – Associated Press

                                Matt Friedman – Star-Ledger

                                Charles Stile – The Record of Bergen County                               

Topics                  New Jersey State Budget Hearings begin, millionaire’s tax and teacher pay freezes




New Jersey Capitol Report with Steve Adubato and Rafael Pi Roman

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-Long Branch), Michael Maron and Fred Jacobs, MD            

FiOS 1: 3/13/2010 at 6:30pm

NJN: 3/14/2010 at 7:00am

WHYY TV: 3/14/2010 at 11:30am

FiOS 1: 3/14/2010 at 6:30pm

WBGO: 3/15/2010 at 7:30pm

WORLD: 3/18/2010 at 7:00am


Re-Airs:      Thirteen: 4/10/2010 at 8:30am

                   FiOS 1: 4/10/2010 at 6:30pm

NJN: 4/11/2010 at 7:00am

WLIW: 4/11/2010 at 9:00am

WHYY TV: 4/11/2010 at 11:30am

                   FiOS 1: 4/11/2020 at 6:30pm

WBGO: 4/12/2010 at 7:30pm

WORLD: 4/15/2010 at 7:00am


As national debt continues to rise, the healthcare systems in the United States struggle to stabilize. Steve and Rafael sit down with Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr., Chair of the Health Subcommittee, Energy and Commerce Committee to discuss New Jersey’s economic and healthcare issues.


Then, Michael Maron, President and CEO of Holy Name Hospital and Fred Jacobs, MD, Executive V.P. of Saint Barnabas Healthcare System and Director of the Saint Barnabas Quality Institute stop in to examine the impact of New Jersey’s healthcare crisis on hospitals and the healthcare community.  

Weekend TV