Mayor Ras Baraka

New York Mayor Bill De Blaso, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka
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Rich Lamb
December 04, 2019 - 7:31 am
NEWARK, N.J. (WCBS 880) -- Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced that he will meet with Mayor de Blasio over the controversial program that relocates homeless families in 62 New Jersey localities. The city of Newark is suing after nearly 1,200 families have gone to Newark alone. RELATED: Newark Sues...
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Newark Mayor Mayor Ras Baraka
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August 12, 2019 - 6:56 am
NEWARK, N.J. (WCBS 880/AP) -- The governor of New Jersey and the mayor of Newark have vowed to provide bottled water to city residents with lead service lines after tests indicate filters may not be protecting them against elevated lead levels. Gov. Phil Murphy and Mayor Ras Baraka said, however,...
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Tap Water
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November 08, 2018 - 3:07 pm
Elevated levels of lead have turned up in the Newark water supply this week, and city officials on Thursday defended their response to the problem.
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Sink
Dreamstime
October 12, 2018 - 4:41 pm
The City of Newark said Friday that it will begin handing out free new water filters for residents at risk of lead contamination, after a study showing its current corrosion control methods are no longer effective.
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Sen. Robert Menendez
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August 24, 2018 - 5:08 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (WCBS 880) -- The City of Newark is getting more than $2.5 million to help hire more firefighters. As WCBS 880’s Kevin Rincon reported, Mayor Ras Baraka and Fire Chief Rufus Jackson welcomed U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey) Friday at Engine 10 in Newark. "I'm here to announce...
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Newark Mayor Mayor Ras Baraka
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May 01, 2018 - 7:05 pm
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka wants free legal help for low-income renters battling their landlords.
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Mayor Ras Baraka
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April 30, 2018 - 8:41 pm
Three Newark residents are suing Mayor Ras Baraka for allegedly having police officers escort a hip-hop DJ to his own birthday party.
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