Katz on Christie What Christie's Financial Disclosure Statement Doesn't Disclose Matt Katz
Gov. Chris Christie this week filed his mandatory financial disclosure statement, which was notable for what it did not disclose:Read More
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NJ Spotlight Daily News
May 26, 2015
- Christie’s Proposed 10-Year Pension Payment Ramp-Up Could Cost NJ Billions
- Governor’s own law gives him seven years to get pension payments in line, but he says he needs 10. What he’s not saying is how costs would balloon over time
- Explainer: What’s Going On at the Delaware River Port Authority?
- A smaller, southern version of the Port Authority of NY/NJ, both in responsibilities and -- unfortunately -- in questionable behavior
- In 31st District, Half-Dozen Democrats Jockey to Stand Out From Crowd
- With surprisingly similar views on Christie and economic development, candidates differ on education
- BPU Wants to Double Energy-Storage Technology Allocation to $6 Million
- Energy storage key to meeting state’s aggressive renewable-energy goals, boosting resiliency of power grid
- Nurse-Led, Team-Focused Healthcare Inspires Providers in New Jersey
- Trailblazer in care-delivery model warns it requires hard work – but it gets results
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May 22, 2015
- Op-Ed: ‘We Got Out of Vietnam…Vietnam Never Got Out of Us’
- Forty years after the fall of Saigon, a New Jersey veteran of the Vietnam War recounts his time in service
- Jersey Shore Poised for Third Summer Season Since Superstorm Sandy
- DEP commissioner, coastal scientists say beaches are in great shape, but some challenges remain
- Proposed Pinelands Pipeline Back Before Commission That Oversees Preserve
- South Jersey Gas says it has ‘new details’ about grid reliability that will win approval for the project
- Federal Research Bill Holds Promise for ‘Personalized Medicine’ in New Jersey
- 21st Century Cures Act attracts bipartisan NJ sponsors Pallone and Lance, draws praise from researchers and industry
- Opinion: Is Water Supply a Commodity, a Service, or a Right?
- New Jersey needs to take a hard look at how its poorest households will maintain access to water, as water and sewer rates increase
- Consortium Opts to Shorten PARCC Exams, Merge Two Testing Periods into One
- In response to complaints, multi-state group decides to shave 90 minutes off math and language arts sections and alter exam schedule
May 21, 2015
- Tax-Revenue Double Take: Too Much Money Going to Property-Tax Relief?
- It seems impossible in a state with some of the highest property taxes in the country, but the way the money is divvied up could mean other programs are not getting their fair share
- Jersey City Charter Schools Claim They’re Being Shortchanged by State
- Disparity in aid compared to district schools is focus of continuing legal battle
- In New World of Healthcare Choices, Helping Patients Make Good Decisions
- As patients take on responsibility of choosing their insurers, doctors and medical procedures, new risks and opportunities arise
- Poll: Is It Finally Time for New Jersey to Allow Self-Service Gas Stations?
- Pumping their own gas may save motorists a few cents, but are the savings worth potential environmental problems?
- Op-Ed: The Morning After June 5 Primary? This Time, You Might As Well Sleep In
- With only five districts home to Democratic and Republican runoffs, it’s hard to remember that voting is a right, not a chore
May 20, 2015
- What Christie's Financial Disclosure Statement Doesn't Disclose
- Gov. Chris Christie this week filed his mandatory financial disclosure statement, which was notable for what it did not disclose:
- State Treasurer’s Paltry Revenue Projection Holds Out Little Hope for FY2016
- If state’s top court finds for public workers in pension litigation, administration might have to cut into large programs like education, healthcare
- BPU Reclassifies Basic Phone Service, Paves Way for Verizon Rate Hike
- Move could drive up price of residential service to New Jersey’s most vulnerable communities -- seniors , the disabled, and the poor
- Proposed Legislation Could Reduce Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations
- Opponents say the law would be unconstitutional, but supporters say it’s similar to measures upheld in other states
- $200M Development Plan for Former Hospital Bodes Well for Town’s Health
- Six-acre site of shuttered Irvington General Hospital makes way for 700 residential units combined with commercial space
- Opinion: If It Looks And Smells Like Sewage, It Could Be Stormwater
- DEP needs to take the battle against runoff to the municipalities, where most local land-use decisions are made
- Profile: Assemblyman Brings Physician’s Perspective to Healthcare Issues
- Lifelong Burlington County resident pursued career mapped out since childhood
- Yo Christie, Did You Hear What The Next Mayor of Philly Said About You?
- Philadelphia Councilman Jim Kenney, riding a wave of support from traditional union political bosses and a progressive coalition of young voters, handily defeated several opponents to secure the Democratic nomination for mayor Tuesday.
May 19, 2015
- Obama Plays In Christie's Democratic Sandbox
- The new police department in Camden, NJ, was conceived by a Democratic powerbroker, endorsed by his ally -- the Republican governor -- and is now being promoted as a national model by a Democratic president
- How the NJ CARE Act Will Ease the Burden on Family Caregivers
- A timely assessment into how this critical legislation works and why it is important to those who are or who think they may be caring for a loved one at home.
- Something New Could Be in the Offing at Gas Pumps in New Jersey -- Self-Service
- Bill would let Garden State drivers pump their own, but would keep full-service islands for disabled customers, others
- ‘Moms Clean Air Force’ Lands in Trenton to Spread Word About Kids and Pollution
- Grassroots group relies on mothers and children to put a human face to environmental problems
- Explainer: What Was Behind the Sudden Decision to Close Izod Center’s Doors?
- NJ Sports and Exposition Authority’s close-mouthed about how and why venue had to close doors and reach deal with Prudential Center
- Crunch Time for Tax-Revenue Numbers That Shape Budget for This Year, Next Year
- If tax revenue comes in significantly over projections -- estimated at $200M -- administration could bump up public-worker pension payment