Weekend TV

Reporters Roundtable with Michael Aron     

Friday 7pm and Sunday 10 am

Host:  Michael Aron

Guests:    Nick Acocella – Politifax; Lisa Fleisher – Newark Star-Ledger; Alfred Doblin – The Record of Hackensack; Josh McMahon – NJNewsroom.com

Topics: Christie – Justice Wallace SCONJ fall out.

On the Record   

Sunday 9 am and 11 am  Monday 6:30 am

Host:  Michael Aron

Guests – First Half:   Phil Kirschner – President NJ Business and Industry Association; Joan VerPlanck – President NJ State Chamber of Commerce

              Topic: Business perspective of Christie Administration policies.

              Second Half –   Dr. Susan Cole – President Montclair State University; Dr. Peter Mercer – President Ramapo College of NJ.

               Topic:  Two college presidents talk about Christie Administration higher education policies.


New Jersey Now

Host: Brenda Blackmon

Sunday at noon on My9/WWOR

Newark Mayor Cory Booker talks about his re-election bid for a second term. Also, state Sen. Nia Gill and Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean (R-Westfield) discuss Gov. Chris Christie’s nomination of Anne Patterson to the State Supreme Court, and the decision not to reappoint Justice John Wallace. Then, Debbie Mans of New York/New Jersey Baykeeper and former EPA Regional Administrator Alan Steinberg discuss the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and why it is angering many in the Garden State.


New Jersey Capitol Report 

Hosts Steve Adubato and Rafael Pi Roman

Saturday at 8:30 am on Thirteen; 6:30 pm on FiOS;  and Sunday at 7 am on NJN; 9 am on WLIW:5; 11:30 am on WHYY TV; and 6:30 pm on FiOS


No item has taken a bigger hit in Governor Christie’s proposed budget than aid to education. Joining Steve and Rafael to discuss how decreased funding for education will affect everyone in the state are Vince Giordano, Executive Director of the New Jersey Education Association and Michael Vranick, Director of Governmental Relations for the NJ School Boards Association.


Next, the stars of the NorthJersey.com podcast Virtual Jersey, Michael DuHaime, Republican Strategist and Jaime Fox, Democratic Strategist and Partner at Fox & Shuffler Strategies sit down with Steve and Rafael to analyze the day’s politics on both a state and national level.

Weekend TV