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Opinion: Bridgegate Testimony Leaves No One Untainted

Carl Golden | October 20, 2016 | Opinion

Disconcerting picture emerging from trial is of an administration that is equally ugly, vindictive, and profane

Op-Ed: A Moratorium On New Charter Schools Is A Step For Civil Rights

Lauren Wells | October 18, 2016 | Opinion
Charters have drained funding from district schools in cities like Newark, leading to separate and unequal systems
Op-Ed: Request to the NAACP — No Moratorium on New Charter Schools
Denice Hicks | October 14, 2016 | Opinion
My sons have been transformed by their experiences in charter schools. Isn’t that exactly what the NAACP would want?
Opinion: Memorandum on the Transportation Trust Fund Bill
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | October 7, 2016 | Opinion
Critical questions that our lawmakers should consider — and answer — before voting on the pending TTF legislation
Opinion: Murphy’s North Jersey Lockdown — Show of Power for Party Chairs
Carl Golden | October 7, 2016 | Opinion
Democratic leaders demonstrated that control of the party — despite some opinions to the contrary — does not reside in the southern part of the state
Opinion: Lakewood’s Ultra-Orthodox Day Schools, ‘Tyranny of the Many’
Laura Waters | October 6, 2016 | Opinion
Lakewood public school students — black, Latino, and economically disadvantaged — are deprived of their constitutionally guaranteed thorough and efficient of education
Opinion: Clinton Is Judged by Different Standards — What’s New?
Milly Silva | October 5, 2016 | Opinion
Donald Trump is graded on a curve. But, no matter what Hillary Clinton says or does, she is appraised harshly because of gender stereotypes
Op-Ed: Governor Must Release Remaining $16M in Frozen Nonprofit Funds
Linda M. Czipo and Nina Stack | October 4, 2016 | Opinion
Real lives are on the line. Nonprofits that provide critical services have already had to cut back staffing and program hours
Op-Ed: NJ’s Universities Are Key to Innovation and Prosperity
Dean J. Paranicas | October 3, 2016 | Opinion
The research capabilities of our universities are essential to the vitality of our innovation ecosystem and ability to continue to compete effectively
Opinion: NJ Needs a Better Approach to Affordable Water and Sewer Utilities
Daniel J. Van Abs | September 30, 2016 | Opinion
Drinking water and sewer utility costs have been rising faster than both inflation and median incomes, and are very likely to continue doing so for the foreseeable future
Op-Ed: Leadership Now Can Protect NJ’s Water Supply from Future Climate Change
Tom Kean Sr. and Jim Florio | September 29, 2016 | Opinion
New report is catalyst to begin identifying risks to water supply posed by climate change and implementing measures to reduce vulnerability
Op-Ed: What the Public Doesn’t Know Can Hurt Our Students, Our Schools
David M. Aderhold | September 23, 2016 | Opinion
As a community of parents and educators, we must come together to rebuff the politicization of public education
Opinion: If You Can’t Stand the Heat, Stay Out of the Classroom
Mark Weber | September 21, 2016 | Opinion
The sweltering weather has made it all too clear that New Jersey’s politicians have no real interest in giving teachers safe, comfortable working conditions
Op-Ed: New Highlands Rules Strike Balance Between Environment, Equity
Ryck Suydam | September 20, 2016 | Opinion
The DEP’s recent proposal uses over 20,000 new well-test results from land in the Highlands
Opinion: Christie's 'Fairness Formula' Leaves Ugly Legacy for 2017 Race
Carl Golden | September 19, 2016 | Opinion
The governor has yet again positioned himself as a dominant figure capable of establishing the frame of reference for a political discussion the candidates can’t dodge
Opinion: Why a Republican Is Endorsing Gary Johnson and Bill Weld
Dick Zimmer | September 16, 2016 | Opinion
Trump is neither conservative nor Republican and does not have the temperament or the character to be president
Op-Ed: ESSA Offers Opportunity for Schools to Change Course
Wendell Steinhauer | September 15, 2016 | Opinion
Stakeholder involvement in the requisite re-imagining and re-inventing – by educators and parents alike – is critical if ESSA is to reach its full potential
Opinion: Look Before You Close That Loophole — Combined Reporting in NJ
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | September 14, 2016 | Opinion
Mandatory combined reporting would fundamentally reshape state’s approach to corporate taxation, with major implications for New Jersey’s business climate and economy
Opinion: Small Rise in NJ Insurance Premiums, Even as Competition Declines
Katherine Hempstead and Joel C. Cantor | September 13, 2016 | Opinion
The loss of two carriers hasn’t pushed up the cost of individual coverage in the Garden State, though that might be the expected outcome
Opinion: Big Victory for Small Homeowners in Atlantic City
R. William Potter | September 7, 2016 | Opinion
Judge stops land grab by Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, calling it a ‘manifest abuse of the eminent domain power’
Opinion: Bridgegate Trial — An Indictment of Politics as Usual in Christie’s Office?
Carl Golden | September 6, 2016 | Opinion
The Bridgegate scandal has always been about power run amok, even if the defense posits the lane closures as legitimate political activity
Op-Ed: Eliminate the Corporation Tax and Replace It with a Simpler, Fairer Tax
Richard L. Kaluzny and Richard F. Keevey | August 19, 2016 | Opinion
The 'broken' system of taxing businesses in New Jersey should be replaced by one that is based on logic, without loopholes or deductions
Op-Ed: In Education Olympics Politicians Promise Much but Fail at First Hurdle
W. Steven Barnett | August 18, 2016 | Opinion
As the U.S. falls behind in the quality of education, politicians are doing little to get it on track, certainly not when it comes to preschool
Op-Ed: Sustainable Beach Development Is Possible on the Jersey Shore
Melissa Friedhoff | August 17, 2016 | Opinion
First, we need to reform lenient coastal land use regulations that allow reckless development in vulnerable areas
Opinion: It’s Past Time for Comprehensive Approach to Protect Children from Lead
Daniel J. Van Abs | August 16, 2016 | Opinion
There is a sense that lead exposure is an issue that has been resolved. But while significant improvements have been made, they are not enough
Op-Ed: Privatizing public school custodians and facility management
Jerell Blakeley | August 15, 2016 | Opinion
NJ school districts would be wise to think twice about privatization, which often means substantial hidden costs and reduced performance
Op-Ed: Earned Sick Leave A Lifeline for Survivors Of Domestic Violence
Amy Dunford | August 12, 2016 | Opinion
But with efforts stalled to advance sick leave legislation in New Jersey, survivors continue to be put in danger
Op-Ed: Implications For Retirees of New Jersey’s Amended Alimony Law
Carl J. Soranno and Kelley M. Rutkowski | August 10, 2016 | Opinion
Judge’s decision helps to clarify crucial aspect of state’s amended alimony statute but further clarification is needed
Opinion: The Fear Factor and Sweeney’s Decision to Hold His Pension Amendment
Carl Golden | August 9, 2016 | Opinion
Was Senate president worried that voters might defeat the ballot question come November, giving the governor a straight shot at deciding funding levels?
Opinion: Developers Benefit While Environmentalists Suffer Double Setback
R. William Potter | August 4, 2016 | Opinion
Two little-noticed decisions could gag environmentalists and impede elected officials who want to tighten planning regulations
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