NJ Spotlight Daily News
November 14, 2014
- An NJ Spotlight Webinar: Preserving Conventional Phone Service in New Jersey
- Conventional phone service isn't a moneymaker for telcos, but it's a lifeline to a number of New Jerseyans
November 13, 2014
- How Christie Will Rely on Mouth, Money & Moxie To Run For President
- Everywhere Gov. Chris Christie went around the country in the final week of the mid-term elections, people kept praising him for this: "Sit down and shut up!"
- Is Atlantic City In Line for a State-Appointed Emergency Manager?
- Christie says report from Gaming Commission recommends state take over troubled community, institute deep cuts in services, employee benefits
- Plenty of Life Left in Copper-Line Phone Service, Say Consumer Advocates
- At NJ Spotlight webinar, advocates argue that customers, especially elderly ones, should not be switched to wireless without their permission
- Opponents of Hospital Sale to For-Profit Chain Want State to Add Stipulations
- Newark mayor joins effort to block takeover of Saint Michael’s Medical Center by Prime Healthcare, seek new bidders
- Trenton, Other Troubled NJ Cities Seek to Stem Tide of Urban Housing Decay
- Homesteading initiative and other efforts seek to stave off blight, crime, economic drain spawned by abandoned properties
- Student Essay Helps Holocaust Educator Earn Place in NJ Hall of Fame
- After tirelessly taking her story to adults and children across New Jersey, Maud Dahme to be honored as ‘unsung hero’ in her home state
- Poll: Is It Time for Gov. Christie to Resign and Run?
- Can the governor run the state while he’s on the campaign trail, can he fill his campaign coffers while he’s here?
November 12, 2014
- It May Pay to Shop Again for Health Coverage Through Insurance Marketplace
- New plans may be less expensive or offer wider provider networks than existing offerings from first year of ACA
- Atlantic City Summit: Charting a Future for Struggling Community
- Efforts to rebrand city as general tourist destination seem to be working -- but casino closures still taking heavy toll on local economy
- DEP to Issue Draft Water Permit for PSEG’s Salem Nuclear Power Plant
- Environmentalists hope agreement will stop wholesale slaughter of billions of fish caught up in water used to cool generating station
- Teachers Add Critical Voice to State's Newly Named Testing Commission
- While skeptics worry Christie appointees will rubber-stamp state policy, two named to panel express optimism that dissident voices will be heard
- Profile: New Anchor for NJTV Brings News Pedigree and Ratings
- Mary Alice Williams comes back to work in New Jersey after national prominence in broadcasting
- At Launch of Nonprofit, Murphy’s Speech Takes on Gubernatorial Tone
- New Jersey’s middle class was theme of pol-studded get-together, which also featured appearance by Jon Bon Jovi
- The List: On the Road Again -- Where Chris Christie's Been During the Past Year
- New Jersey's governor has an urge to travel; here’s the top 10 (or so) places where he's been spotted
November 10, 2014
- Opinion: Divided We Govern, Both in Trenton and Washington, D.C.
- Despite deep partisan differences, lawmakers can still get things done
- Link Between Crime and Brain Injuries Prompts Push for Legislation
- Bill would require state to increase screening for brain injury among at-risk youth
- New Jersey Receives One-Year Extension of ‘No Child Left Behind Act’ Waiver
- But feds say state must fine-tune its system for intervening in certain low-achieving schools
- PSEG Chief Calls for Greater Energy Efficiency, New Business Paradigm
- Izzo says state's infrastructure needs major updates, cites changes in technology, lifestyle, and climate
November 8, 2014
- This Week in Politics: Chris Christie, Billionaire Whisperer
- This week in politics one of our area governors, New Jersey's Chris Christie, wins big nationally and starts whispering to billionaires ...
November 7, 2014
- Jersey City Mayor Wants to Put Municipality Ahead of the Health Curve
- Fulop aims to change city role to being proactive instead of reactive
- Interactive Map: Where NJ Residents Voted, Where They Stayed Home
- Historically low voter turnout leaves experts concerned about what can be done to bring the numbers up
- Votes Show School Districts Reluctant to Approve Spending Above Tax Caps
- Funding for construction projects fares better, school board races continue to be lightly contested
- Making Sense of the 2014 Midterm Elections -- Locally and Nationally
- Tune in this streaming video from the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University
November 6, 2014
- How Will the GOP Sweep Affect Clean Energy in New Jersey?
- A Republican-controlled Congress could mean the rollback of EPA regulations, reduced subsidies for solar and wind
- School Report Card Shows New Jersey’s Grades Holding Steady
- As NJ moves to Common Core, marginal changes are good news, some states see ratings plummet
- Poll: Did You Make Your Voice Heard on Election Day?
- Only about a third of registered voters turned out, were you among them?
- Caring for NJ’s Most Vulnerable: Babies Born to Addicted Mothers
- Children’s Specialized Hospital is developing full-spectrum treatment for infants who start life addicted to opioids
- After the PowerPoint, Newark’s Superintendent Candid about Challenges
- Anderson talks about competition from charter schools, time spent getting to know teachers and students’ families
November 5, 2014
- Voters Answer Resounding ‘Yes’ to New Jersey’s Two Ballot Questions
- Constitutional amendments setting up stable source of funding for open-space preservation, changing bail-granting process are both approved