Power & Politics - Full Show for May 19

Posted: May 19, 2018 10:00 AM Updated: May 19, 2018 10:30 AM

The nation's highest court clearing the way to legalized sports betting. Here in New Jersey and in other states, gamblers are queuing up at the starting line, getting ready for state lawmakers to fire the starter pistol and let the sports betting begin. Our guest, Senator Vin Gopal, will explain what needs to happen before New Jerseyans can start placing their bets.

A controversial issue getting attention again this week - Affordable housing. Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick is raising concerns about the cost to municipalities, plus he'll talk with host Eric Landskroner about restoring the homestead rebate.

Four months into his first term, and the rift between Gov. Murphy and Senate President Steve Sweeney only seems to be growing. Could this hurt the budget process? Brigid Harrison, professor of political science and law at Montclair State University, talks about the issue.

Watch NJ Power & Politics this weekend at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday. Plus, check out the new airtime - Fridays at 9 p.m.

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  • NFL players protest during anthem, drawing rebuke from President Trump

    NFL players protest during anthem, drawing rebuke from President Trump

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-08-10 20:02:15 GMT
    The Chicago Bears lock arms during the national anthem before the team's NFL preseason football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Cincinnati.The Chicago Bears lock arms during the national anthem before the team's NFL preseason football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Cincinnati.
    The Chicago Bears lock arms during the national anthem before the team's NFL preseason football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Cincinnati.The Chicago Bears lock arms during the national anthem before the team's NFL preseason football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Cincinnati.

    NFL players demonstrated during the national anthem at several preseason games Thursday night, protests that again drew a rebuke from President Donald Trump.

    NFL players demonstrated during the national anthem at several preseason games Thursday night, protests that again drew a rebuke from President Donald Trump.

  • Sen. Bob Menendez calls Trump's attack on LeBron James racist

    Sen. Bob Menendez calls Trump's attack on LeBron James racist

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-08-07 21:35:44 GMT
    NJ senator calls Trump's attack on LeBron James racistNJ senator calls Trump's attack on LeBron James racist
    NJ senator calls Trump's attack on LeBron James racistNJ senator calls Trump's attack on LeBron James racist

    New Jersey Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez says President Donald Trump's attack on NBA star LeBron James is part of a larger pattern of racist behavior.

    New Jersey Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez says President Donald Trump's attack on NBA star LeBron James is part of a larger pattern of racist behavior.

  • AG Grewal, Texas organization battle over release of 3D printed gun data

    AG Grewal, Texas organization battle over release of 3D printed gun data

    Monday, July 30 2018 9:18 PM EDT2018-07-31 01:18:14 GMT
    FILE PHOTO - 3D printed firearmFILE PHOTO - 3D printed firearm

    The state's attorney general is being sued over a move to block a website that provides designs to print 3D guns.

    The state's attorney general is being sued over a move to block a website that provides designs to print 3D guns.

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