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At ‘Alternative’ Town Halls, Residents Send Message to Often-Absent Pols

Chase Brush | February 24, 2017 | Politics

New Jerseyans are coming together in grass-roots groups to demand that members of Congress follow the people’s interests not the party line

Murphy Lays Out Big Ambitions for Urban Renewal in New Jersey

John Reitmeyer | February 23, 2017 | Politics
The man who wants to be next governor proposes a sweeping agenda of tax breaks, help for small businesses, job training, criminal justice reform, and more
What’s Wrong with NJ Transit? Commuters Get to Weigh In
John Reitmeyer | February 24, 2017 | Transportation
A survivor of last year’s fatal train accident in Hoboken was among those who testified at a public hearing about the mass transit agency
NJ Police Are Stocking Up on Used Military Equipment
NJTV News Online | February 23, 2017 | Social
Police departments across the state have used a federal program to get $40 million of military surplus, including 196 Humvees
Big, Bold Reminder to Appeal Your Property Assessment by April 1
John Reitmeyer | February 22, 2017 | Politics
It’s too late for this year, but from next year onward property assessment notices must alert homeowners to deadline for filing an appeal
New Jersey Bail Reform Needs … Tweaking or Trashing?
NJTV News Online | February 21, 2017 | Social
Why are those in the criminal justice system so deeply divided on the state’s new approach to bail?
PA Passes $32 Billion Spending Plan — Still Not Enough to Build Bus Terminal
John Reitmeyer | February 17, 2017 | Transportation
Budget includes $70 million to jumpstart planning process for new terminal, but completion of this critical part of project could extend to 2030 or beyond
NJ Pols, Businesspeople and Lobbyists Get Pally Riding the Rails to DC
NJTV News online | February 17, 2017 | Politics
Annual train journey lets movers and shakers talk shop — and schmooze
EDA Tax Incentives at a Price: Pay Equity for Men and Women
John Reitmeyer | February 16, 2017 | Politics
Businesses that want help from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority must be able to demonstrate their employees earn equal pay for equal work
Beck Says Senate Dems Blocking Efforts to Bring Corruption Bill to Floor
John Reitmeyer | February 15, 2017 | Politics
Senator’s pension-forfeiture bill would make it easier to strip benefits from corrupt officials
Promised Quorum Could Bring Election Commission Out of Cold Storage
Colleen O'Dea | February 15, 2017 | Politics
Watchdog agency plays critical role in rapidly approaching gubernatorial debates, other tasks related to 2017 election
NJ Lawmakers Oppose PA Spending Plan if Bus Terminal Initiative Not Funded
John Reitmeyer | February 14, 2017 | Transportation
Legislators on both sides of the aisle seem ready to stall vote on $32B capital plan unless it includes $70M for bus terminal planning effort
Sarlo, Oroho Honored for Efforts to Break Through TTF Gridlock
John Reitmeyer | February 10, 2017 | Politics
Two NJ lawmakers singled out by conservative Tax Foundation for making tax reform ‘simpler, more neutral, more transparent … more pro-growth’
Jersey City Development Puts Big Squeeze on PATH Trains
NJTV News online | February 9, 2017 | Transportation
With even more residential development in pipeline, Mayor Fulop says Port Authority has not taken influx of new riders into account in its plans
Without Extra Billions, Bus Terminal Won’t Be Replaced Before Late 2020's
John Reitmeyer | February 8, 2017 | Transportation
Concerns raised about urgent need to do something for commuters, bus companies at final public hearing before key February 16 vote
Place for Less Well-Off Residents in New Newark?
WNYC News | February 8, 2017 | Housing
City has low level of homeownership, and renters could be vulnerable if development causes housing market to heat up
Committee with Key Role in Allocating TTF Billions Not Yet Named
NJTV News Online | February 8, 2017 | Transportation
Purpose of the panel is to ensure ‘legislative input’ in selection of capital projects
One-Stop Online Source for All Data to Make Government in NJ More Transparent
Colleen O'Dea | February 7, 2017 | Politics
New Jersey Open Data Initiative should make it easier for public to find all manner of state information
Democrats’ Delay on PA Reform Keeps Agency’s NJ Chairman in Place
John Reitmeyer | February 6, 2017 | Transportation
Democratic lawmakers stall reform bill in response to Christie CV, because once it’s passed Chairman Degnan will be replaced by NY counterpart
Republican Pols Try to Change Subject — Away from Trump, Back to New Jersey
John Reitmeyer | February 3, 2017 | Politics
GOP leaders call for special session of Legislature to discuss NJ’s pressing issues; Democrats dispute charge they are not working on state’s critical concerns
American Dream Mall Still Troubling Developer’s Sleep
WNYC News | February 3, 2017 | Planning
Funding expected to be available in December has yet to show, raising questions about whether this dream will ever be realized
NJ Women Still Scarce in Local Politics, Despite Gains on State Level
Tara Nurin | February 2, 2017 | Politics
Women in both parties have to work harder, smarter than men — especially when running for mayor, freeholder, council member
Upping Atlantic City Hotel Tax Could Preserve Jobs for Cops, Firefighters
John Reitmeyer | February 2, 2017 | Politics
Beleaguered resort’s $100 million budget shortfall could mean deep cuts to public-safety services and serious damage to the city’s reputation as tourist destination
Poll Finds New Jersey Majority Favors Affordable Housing
Colleen O'Dea | February 2, 2017 | Housing
Two-thirds approve providing homes for those of low- and moderate-income; 53 percent think their own communities have ‘the right amount’
Focus on PATH Extension, Tunnel Helix at Hearing on Port Authority’s $32B Plan
John Reitmeyer | February 1, 2017 | Transportation
Agency proposes spending billions on a number of projects, not all of which have unanimous approval
Travel Ban Puts Some American Families On Hold
Matt Katz | WNYC News | February 1, 2017 | Politics
President Donald Trump's ban on immigration from certain Muslim countries isn't just affecting refugees, asylum seekers, and green-card holders
NJ Officials, Commuters Say New Bus Terminal Vital; Will Port Authority Act in Time?
John Reitmeyer | January 31, 2017 | Transportation
The run-down Port Authority bus terminal needs to be replaced, but some are concerned the agency’s capital plan does not provide proper funding
Coding for Community Helps Towns, Cities Develop Apps on Their Wish Lists
Colleen O'Dea | January 31, 2017 | Social
Contest for the state’s digerati puts tech skills at service of municipalities, along with a chance to take home some bankable prizes
Tears, Fears & Sierra Leone Soup at New Jersey's Refugee Cafe
Matt Katz |WNYC News | January 31, 2017 | Social
Business is good: Since President Donald Trump was inaugurated about twice as many people have been lunching at the restaurant — where refugees, asylees, and asylum seekers cook every meal
Transparency Bills Take Aim at Lobbying, Presidential Tax Returns
Colleen O'Dea | January 30, 2017 | Politics
Lobbying legislation has already passed Senate unanimously; measure dealing with candidates faces rougher road, including possible legal challenge
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