New Jersey Globe
State Sen. Nellie Pou (D-Paterson) issued the following statement on the death of longtime State Senator Gerald Cardinale:. “I am saddened to hear of the passing of my colleague and friend, Senator Gerald Cardinale. I first met Senator Cardinale when I began serving in the Assembly in 1997. By then the senator had already carved out a place of respect among legislators for his independent mindedness and his outspoken passion for policies he championed.