Charlie’s Labor Day Speech

On Labor Day 2018, Charlie Kratovil made a special speech celebrating the successful defeat of the proposed privatization of New Brunswick's 9-1-1 dispatchers, and announced his plans to raise the wages of municipal employees, including our crossing guards, over the next three years. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZeaTMM6UKQ Here's the full text of Charlie's remarks: Thank you, New Brunswick. … Continue reading Charlie’s Labor Day Speech

Charlie’s Interview With OurSociety

Charlie sat down with Ron Rivers of the OurSociety experiment, a non-profit organization committed to empowering people to engage in their local communities by removing the financial barriers associated with running for political office. Here's some of the highlights from their discussion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euzMhcmpIqQ

Charlie Kratovil to Celebrate Labor Day by Announcing Plan to Raise Wages

WHO: Charlie Kratovil WHAT: Announcement of Plan to Raise Wages WHEN: Monday, September 3 @ 1PM WHERE: Outside the Rutgers Public Safety Building (intersection of Commercial Avenue and George Street) As of July 1, New Brunswick's city government employed nearly 150 workers at wages of less than $15 per hour. Tomorrow, as we celebrate Labor … Continue reading Charlie Kratovil to Celebrate Labor Day by Announcing Plan to Raise Wages

Charlie Speaks Against Hiring Company That Ripped Off Workers

On July 18, Longo Electrical Mechanical was hoping to get a contract with the New Brunswick Water Utility but Charlie stood up in opposition, raising concerns that owner Joseph M. Longo pleaded guilty to four counts of tampering with public records after he falsified documents to make it look like they were paying their workers … Continue reading Charlie Speaks Against Hiring Company That Ripped Off Workers

Charlie Sits Down For Bilingual Interview With Carlos Ramirez

Carlos Ramirez is just 16 years old, but he's already made a name for himself as one of the most fearless and determined reporters covering New Brunswick. After getting his start as a journalist working at New Brunswick Today, the bilingual publication that Charlie launched in 2011, Carlos created his own popular news page on … Continue reading Charlie Sits Down For Bilingual Interview With Carlos Ramirez

NJ Revolution Radio: “This activist has a real shot at making a big change”

On July 11, Charlie sat down with Brian Powers to discuss the campaign on NJ Revolution Radio, a new media outlet focused on progressive politics here in the Garden State. Here's what they had to say about the campaign: Charlie Kratovil, the founder and editor of the New Brunswick Today newspaper, is running for Mayor of that … Continue reading NJ Revolution Radio: “This activist has a real shot at making a big change”