Details of agreement between UBER and Newark revealed

NEWARK, NJ — Mayor Ras J. Baraka, UBER NJ General Manager Ana Mahony and taxi owner/drivers revealed on Wednesday, April 27, important, previously undisclosed additions to the preliminary Newark/UBER agreement announced last week. The agreement was signed on Tuesday, April 26. The agreement, which is the first UBER has made with any major city in […]

Mayor Baraka leads on battle against lead in schools

NEWARK, NJ — In his state of the city address on Tuesday, March 15, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka called for a long-term solution to fix the city’s problems with lead in their drinking water at 30 schools. The recent discovery of dangerous lead levels in Newark public schools’ drinking water threatens human health and Jeff […]

Mayor calls for an audit of Port Authority-related revenue

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Mayor Ras Baraka will announce on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at noon, in a press briefing at Newark City Hall, details of a sweeping plan designed to maximize the city’s lease with the Port Authority of NY/NJ and ensure airport workers receive a living wage. It calls for conducting an audit, a […]