Mark Di Ionno

Columnist, Star-Ledger

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Columnist for the Star-Ledger in New Jersey

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The Mayor of Newark, New Jersey has made "savage" cuts in the budget, including a four-day week for city workers, closing swimming pools in the middle of a summer heat wave, and…

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