Lawsuit claims Jersey City official retaliated against gay worker

A city worker has filed a lawsuit against city director and former deputy mayor Anthony Cruz, accusing Cruz of a host of allegations that include making homophobic remarks and using his position to help developers.

Daniel Wrieden, a historic preservation officer, alleges in the five-count lawsuit, filed Nov. 9 in Hudson County Superior Court, that Cruz referred to him as “that f***ing weirdo,” “consistently” used a slur usually aimed at gay men and created such a hostile work environment that Wrieden contemplated suicide.


Dark money fuels pro-Fulop super PAC

A mysterious company came into existence just one day before it gave $1 million to a super PAC expected to back Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop’s anticipated bid for governor, according to corporate and campaign finance filings….

Fulop allies say freeholder playing politics with new aide

A Jersey City freeholder who recently had a very public battle with Mayor Steve Fulop is raising eyebrows by hiring an aide who lives in Bergen County and works for the East Orange mayor. The…

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