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Mayor Reed Gusciora gets ‘no confidence’ vote amid FBI probe

TRENTON – In a searing rebuke of his leadership, legislators voted “no confidence” in Mayor Reed Gusciora and called on him to resign, signaling possibly the lowest point of his four-year term as leader of the capital city. The 4-3 vote at Thursday’s meeting comes on the...
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Mayor Reed Gusciora taps new CHANGE committee to curb Trenton gunplay

TRENTON – Faced with a record spike in murders the last two years, Trenton is turning to a new committee to help solve the decades-old issue of gun violence. Mayor Reed Gusciora signed an executive order Monday forming an 11-person advisory committee – the state’s largest modeled after initiatives in Phoenix, Oakland and Perth Amboy – that he hopes is an incubator for “fresh ideas” in the fight against rising bloodshed.
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Mayor Reed Gusciora vetoes ‘power-grab’ redevelopment ordinance

TRENTON – Get that ish outta here!. Doing his best Dikembe Mutumbo impression, Mayor Reed Gusciora finger-wagged council’s latest power-grab Friday, vetoing an ordinance giving legislators control over city redevelopment, likely setting up another court battle as part of the warring factions’ ongoing power struggle, as council is expected to override the veto with a supermajority.
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Governor Murphy, Department of Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, and Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora Announce Grant for Trenton MOVES Autonomous Vehicle-Based Urban Transit System Project

TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy, New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, and Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora today announced a $5 million NJDOT Local Transportation Project Fund Grant for the Trenton Mobility & Opportunity: Vehicles Equity System (MOVES) Project. The grant to the City of Trenton will support the planned start up and eventual deployment of 100 Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) that will provide an on-demand automated transit system to serve the 90,000 residents of Trenton.
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Trenton clerk subpoenaed in SCI probe of Mayor Reed Gusciora

TRENTON – City clerk Matthew Conlon was subpoenaed to testify in an ongoing investigation into Mayor Reed Gusciora’s administration, The Trentonian has learned. The controversial employee sent around an email this week bragging about his involvement as a witness in a State Commission of Investigation probe of the city’s procurement practices and allegations of corruption involving city officials.
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Statement From Mayor Reed Gusciora on City Council President Kathy McBride’s Shortsighted Decision

At Thursday's docket review, Council President Kathy McBride pulled a critical Resolution authorizing the expenditure of $4-million from the American Rescue Plan fund to replace the city's radio system, which does not meet current public safety standards. Previously, Council tabled a Resolution to pay the city's current police and fire radio-system vendor, MPS Communications, of Trenton, the $218,418 due and owing to the company for services rendered to Trenton municipal government. The city has a new vendor ready to come online.
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Mayor Reed Gusciora facing no-confidence vote over state probe

TRENTON — Mayor Reed Gusciora, whose term has been defined by constant upheaval and a rocky relationship with city legislators, is adding a no-confidence vote to his resume. Council on Thursday will consider a resolution to expel the third-year mayor, who is fresh off bruising revelations that state authorities are investigating his administration’s alleged corrupt procurement practices.
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Trenton councilman Santiago Rodriguez says he's running, will beat Mayor Reed Gusciora

TRENTON — Mayor Reed Gusciora has his first declared challenger. And it’s not who many would have suspected. At-large councilman Santiago Rodriguez told The Trentonian that he’s “99.9 percent” sure he’s running for mayor in 2022, having launched an exploratory committee consisting of himself. The Army veteran and retired social...
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Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora Appoints Interim Police Director.

TRENTON, N.J. - Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora announced today that Steve E. Wilson, a retired Lieutenant with nearly thirty years of experience with the Trenton Police Department (TPD), will start effective tomorrow, July 1, 2021, as the Interim Police Director. “Director Wilson is a highly-decorated TPD veteran...
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Wilson becomes 6th person to lead Trenton Police under Mayor Reed Gusciora

TRENTON — He's got his man. Retired Trenton Police Lt. Steven Wilson was named the city's next police director Wednesday. He replaces Sheilah Coley, who was fired this month following a drumbeat of criticism of her leadership. Wilson, who has nearly three decades of experience with TPD, starts as interim...
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Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora Announces Termination of Trenton PD Director

TRENTON, N.J. - TRENTON, NJ – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora announced that effective today, June 9, 2021, Sheilah A. Coley will no longer be the Director of the Trenton Police Department. “Director Coley dutifully served the City of Trenton during its most trying times,” said Mayor Gusciora. “Police departments are...
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Manale out as chief of staff for Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora

TRENTON — The mayor is losing his right-hand man. Yoshi Manale, who was hired as chief of staff in October 2018, is leaving for another position, Mayor Reed Gusciora said Tuesday. Directors were notified of the move last week, as speculation mounted internally about whether Manale was on his way...
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