Weekend TV

Reporters Roundtable with Michael Aron

Friday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 10 a.m.

Guests:   Nick Acocella – Politifax; Lisa Fleisher – Star-Ledger; Terrence Dopp – Bloomberg News; John Reitmeyer – The Record of Bergen County

Topics:   School aid, the millionaire’s tax and NJ Tea Party movement.


On the Record          

Sunday at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. and Monday at 6:30 a.m.

Host:  Michael Aron (pictured)

Guests – First Half:  Sen. Paul Sarlo (D-Wood-ridge), chair of the Senate Budget Committee; Second Half: Former Governors Tom Kean and Brendan Byrne discuss the state budget with Kent Manahan.


New Jersey Capitol Report with Steve Adubato and Rafael Pi. Roman 

Senator Paul Sarlo/Commissioner Bret Schundler


Airs: Thirteen: 4/17/2010 at 8:30 a.m.; FiOS 1: 4/17/2010 at 6:30 p.m.; NJN: 4/18/2010 at 7 a.m.; WLIW: 4/18/2010 at 9 a.m. WHYY TV: 4/18/2010 at 11:30 a.m.; FiOS 1: 4/18/2010 at 6:30 p.m.; WBGO: 4/19/2010 at 7:30 p.m.; WORLD: 4/22/2010 at 7 a.m.


States across the nation are tightening their budgets as a result of hard economic times.  Senate Deputy Majority Leader Paul Sarlo offers insight into how the New Jersey State Senate’s Budget and Appropriations Committee, of which he is the Chair, allocates funding to benefit New Jersey’s programs and citizens.



“New Jersey Now”

with Brenda Blackmon 

Airs Sunday, April 18th at noon on My9/WWOR TV.

Political strategists Tara Dowdell and Keith Zakeim debate Gov. Chris Christie’s call to New Jerseyans to vote down local school budgets where teachers have not taken wage freezes, and the new proposal that may spark retirements. Then Bergen County Freeholder Robert Harmansen and N.J. Retail Merchants Association President John Holub debate a possible repeal of the Blue Laws in Bergen County. And then, Assemblywoman L. Grace Spencer (D-Newark) and Leslie Long of the Center for Autism in Newark discuss the issue of autism and its impact on urban communities.


NJ Power and Politics

with Jim McQueeney and Laura Jones

Assemblyman Jon Bramnick and Democratic Party Chair John Wisniewski will debate and discuss the latest from Trenton, including the budget battle. Plus, what residents in New Jersey have to say on the Governor’s Battle with the teachers union – that with pollster Patrick Murray. And Frank Belluscio from the New Jersey School Boards Association – School elections are on Tuesday.
Weekend TV