- »Number of the Day: 282
For those that think our national symbol only soars above northern states such as Alaska and Maine—think again. The Garden State is home to 282 bald eagles, primarily through the efforts of the state Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Endangered and Nongame Species Program.
- »Bill Would Allow Oil Customers to Tap Clean Energy Fund
With more than $400 million already diverted from the fund, proposal to extend benefits sparks dispute.
- »In or Out? Newark School Superintendent Waits to Get the Word
Superintendent Clifford Janey's contract says he must be told by September 1 whether he'll be working in Newark come 2011.
- »Proposed Cap on Tax Increases Spurs Debate on Services
Proponents say a 2.5 percent limit on property tax increases is vital to the state's fiscal health; others fear impact on schools, police and fire.