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Interactive Map: Labor Day Finds Many in New Jersey Jobless, Out of Benefits

Colleen O'Dea | September 4, 2015 | Maps, Map of the Week

Tens of thousands, many formerly employed by casinos, have maxed out on their unemployment payments

Interactive Map: New Jersey's Thirsty -- Water Use on Rise in Garden State

Colleen O'Dea | August 14, 2015 | Maps
Between 2000 and 2010 the total amount of water used by homes, businesses, and the state’s two nuclear plants surged by 40 billion gallons a year
August 7, 2015
Governor’s coffers gained more than $14M in first six months of 2015, including millions from New Jersey
July 31, 2015
New signups through federal marketplace account for almost half of New Jerseyans with health insurance in latest enrollment period
July 24, 2015
Garden State posted net gains in employment and pay, but some counties saw losses – including 5 percent drop in jobs in Atlantic County
July 17, 2015
Baby boomers still represent big segment of population, but are now out-numbered by those born between 1982 and 2000
July 10, 2015
Municipalities must submit plans within weeks for court approval – or else courts themselves will determine ‘fair share’ obligations
June 26, 2015
Medicare inspections of nursing-home facilities around the state generally reveal mostly mild problems
June 19, 2015
With fewer students earning degree in four years, even more financial burden is added to cost of higher education
June 12, 2015
Weathers stations across NJ are recording a water deficit, but recent precipitation has helped stave off drought conditions
June 5, 2015
Walk-in clinics tend to be concentrated in middle-class communities, rather than areas where Medicaid is the primary type of health insurance
May 29, 2015
The average payout remains roughly the same, but it is less than half the amount of the average rebate in 2007
May 22, 2015
Almost 3 percent of Americans who died in Vietnam were from the Garden State's villages, towns, and cities
May 15, 2015
The Garden State has only two alternative fueling stations for every 100,000 vehicles, the second-lowest ranking in the country
May 8, 2015
Economic malaise still grips Garden State even as rest of the nation continues to add jobs
May 1, 2015
NJ’s not immune to controversy over health benefits and possible risks associated with mandatory childhood vaccines
April 24, 2015
Up-to-date info difficult to glean because federal agency’s database and state’s computer system aren’t compatible
April 17, 2015
NJ tax filers include more than 53,000 residents – including the Christies – with incomes over $500,000
April 10, 2015
Appellate Division rules on three-year-old issue, prevents administration from seizing municipal trust funds to plug holes in general budget
April 2, 2015
Per-pupil spending is just a hair below $20,000 on average statewide, although it can zoom to more than $90,000 at one specialized school
March 27, 2015
Highest concentration of solar-energy projects is in Middlesex County, with 14 percent of state’s total capacity
March 26, 2015
Hunterdon County tops NJ list, while Cumberland is last in annual report intended to spark local efforts to improve community health
March 20, 2015
Census statistics for 2014 and beyond expected to show marked decline in number of uninsured
March 13, 2015
Atlantic County still leads the way with nearly 18 percent of all tourism-related revenues in Garden State
March 6, 2015
Garden State’s statistics mirror national trends; childbearing numbers among unmarried women clearly linked to education and income levels
February 27, 2015
Funding to municipalities virtually unchanged for fifth straight year under Christie budget
February 20, 2015
Tactical gear has grabbed the headlines, but surplus equipment also includes bandages, life preservers, and flashslights
February 13, 2015
Most still drive alone to work, but younger residents are more likely to ride bikes, take trains or buses, or even walk – and 4 percent of us telecommute
February 6, 2015
About 40 percent of eighth-graders statewide take math class traditionally taught in high school
January 30, 2015
Agency’s removal of info from annual report and website makes it nearly impossible to determine how much more homeowners are paying
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