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Why is a Black woman’s nomination to an all-white environmental board being blocked?

Updated: Jun 1, 2023

Excellent OpEd by Elliott Ruga, of the New Jersey Highlands Coalition, on the blocking of Newark nominees, including Wynnie-Fred Victor Hinds, to various commissions and councils.

"Now that the 2020-2021 Legislative Session is ended, it is doubtful that the governor will renominate Wynnie, or any of Wynnie’s Newark neighbors, for the 2022- 2023 Legislative Session.

Why was every nomination from Newark blocked? We do not know, because senators are not required to even acknowledge the block." Click to read the article.

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