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Op-Ed: Governor Must Ensure Climate Program Protects NJ’s Most Vulnerable
Rev. Fletcher Harper | July 18, 2018 | Opinion
‘Imploring’ Murphy to set strong cap on New Jersey’s carbon pollution, as state rejoins Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative
Op-Ed: Separating Families — Wrong at the Border and Wrong in New Jersey
Jazmyne McNeese | July 17, 2018 | Opinion
NJ punishes children of parents in prison, but pending legislation would help mitigate the damage
Op-Ed: Time for NJ’s Health Insurers to Help Counter Trump Sabotage of ACA
Andrew Sprung | July 16, 2018 | Opinion
Governor and legislators have done their bit to try to hold down cost of premiums. When will insurance industry step up?
Op-Ed: Governor Is Great, Not Weak, for Compromising on the Budget
Doug Johnston | July 12, 2018 | Opinion
Murphy is already better at his job than many who held the position before him. Media ‘malarkey’ does him a disservice
Op-Ed: To Vote Has Value to the Soul
Ron Pierce | July 11, 2018 | Opinion
New Jersey must restore voting rights to people on parole, on probation, and in prison
Opinion: The Not So Hidden Agenda to Stall Expansion of Public Charter Schools in NJ
Laura Waters | July 10, 2018 | Opinion
Follow the money behind two-pronged legal and academic attack. Realize the endgame is a moratorium on charters
Opinion: New Jersey Scores Another Own Goal with ‘Horrendous’ Tax Choices
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | July 9, 2018 | Opinion
Garden State’s competitiveness severely weakened by political leaders’ budget deal. Taking the easy way out, they made worst possible policy decisions
Opinion: Governor Doesn’t Even Get Half a Loaf as Sweeney Takes the Cake
Carl Golden | July 3, 2018 | Opinion
Legislative power has been reasserted after budget struggle. It’s difficult to see how Gov. Murphy can maneuver around emboldened Senate President
Op-Ed: Imposing Small Fee on Plastic and Paper Bags Will Help NJ Fight Litter
Sandy Huber | July 2, 2018 | Opinion
Bags litter the Garden State’s highways and byways. Not just an eyesore, they are a big environmental concern
Op-Ed: New Jersey Needs This Tool to Reduce Flooding and Water Pollution
Jim Waltman | June 29, 2018 | Opinion
The Garden State’s sources of pollution almost defy counting: pesticides, fertilizers, petroleum, antifreeze, septic systems, sewer pipes, and pet waste — to name just a few
Op-Ed: Making NJ Truly Healthy Means Giving Everyone Same Opportunities
Diane Hagerman | June 28, 2018 | Opinion
Healthy living is hard to achieve for many New Jerseyans, who face significant economic and social obstacles. We need to build a ‘culture of health’ for all our residents
Op-Ed: The Garden State’s Illusive 180-Day School Year
Marc Gaswirth | June 27, 2018 | Opinion
New Jersey statute mandates students attend school for 180 days each year, but everything from fire drills to teacher conferences can whittle that figure down
Op-Ed: Balancing Budgets Without Political Consequences
Sheila Reynertson | June 26, 2018 | Opinion
Long-term, short-term, midterm — determining which spending plans can take New Jersey comfortably and safely into the future
Op-Ed: Bring NJ’s Independent Schools into Budget Discussions
Eugene J. Cornacchia | June 25, 2018 | Opinion
Although the state’s independent colleges and universities offer diversity of community and opportunity, they may go unrecognized during broader budget discussions
Opinion: Front-Row Seats for the Trenton Power Struggle
Carl Golden | June 22, 2018 | Opinion
It’s not about any of the issues that Murphy and Sweeney have made their own, it’s about who calls the shots, the governor or the Legislature — and the conflict is only going to get uglier
Op-Ed: Reducing Disposable Bags Means Both Paper and Plastic
Rocco D’Antonio | June 21, 2018 | Opinion
Plastic bags may have a worse reputation, but their paper equivalents are at least just as bad for the environment
Op-Ed: Ten New Ways to View A Career in Manufacturing
John W. Kennedy | June 20, 2018 | Opinion
New Jersey’s manufacturing and STEM industries are very much alive and well, with 11,000 companies, 360,000-plus employees, and $46 billion in output
Op-Ed: Let’s See if Lawmakers Stand Up to Unions by Voting to Curb Unused Sick Days
Christian Barranco | June 19, 2018 | Opinion
Legislators need to show courage to ‘bring public-sector workers in line with everyday working people’
Op-Ed: A Cascade of Travesties
Michael Heffler | June 18, 2018 | Opinion
PennEast hacks an unconscionable pipeline-review process
Op-Ed: State’s New Law on Absenteeism — Only the Beginning
Cynthia Rice and Peter Chen | June 15, 2018 | Opinion
Schools that succeed in reducing absenteeism go beyond just complying with state and district rules to encourage and support attendance as a fundamental part of their mission to educate
Op-Ed: Helping New Jerseyans Take Control of Where Their Electricity Comes From
Curt Macysyn | June 13, 2018 | Opinion
The way electricity is consumed and produced is changing. We no longer need to rely on large, centralized generation to keep the lights on
Opinion: The New Jersey Budget Strategy Must Be Better
Richard F. Keevey | June 12, 2018 | Opinion
Either we move the budget discussion to a multiyear approach or we will fail to address our tax and spending issues and be right back at it again next year with no permanent solutions
Op-Ed: Staffing Ratios — The Wrong Formula for Patients and Nurses
Aline Holmes | June 11, 2018 | Opinion
Treating nurses as numbers rather than as the trained professionals they are, devalues them
Op-Ed: ZIP Code Shouldn’t Determine the Tech Experiences of Students
Danielle West | June 8, 2018 | Opinion
How can schools in poorer, urban areas create a level playing field with their suburban counterparts?
Op-Ed: Shifting New Jersey from Worst to First in Maternity Care
Jill Wodnick | June 7, 2018 | Opinion
Our rates of cesarean births are neither safe nor sustainable. We have the responsibility of transforming maternity care in this state. Let’s begin
Opinion: Leap of Faith — Will Murphy’s Pension Bill CV Really Protect Taxpayers?
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | June 6, 2018 | Opinion
The governor has been lauded in the press for fixing a ‘terrible’ bill, but a closer look at the amended legislation raises additional questions and concerns
Op-Ed: Supreme Court Can’t Break the Will of American Workers and Their Unions
Tania Capobianco | June 5, 2018 | Opinion
The nation’s top court will rule on Janus v. AFSCME any time now, an attempt by the rich and powerful to end economic equality in this country
Opinion: Note to Governor: Take the Hint, and the Revised Revenue Estimates
Carl Golden | June 4, 2018 | Opinion
Sweeney and Coughlin & Co. have put Murphy in a bind: Go with their revised numbers or risk further alienating Democratic lawmakers
Op-Ed: Time to Fix the PARCC-for-Graduation Mess
Stan Karp | June 1, 2018 | Opinion
More than a dozen states are using the SAT or ACT for federal accountability to measure 'college readiness' without any link to high school diplomas. New Jersey should follow suit
Opinion: Ending New Jersey’s Policy of Cruel and Usual Punishment
R. William Potter | May 31, 2018 | Opinion
Undocumented immigrants are often tried and sentenced to deportation without benefit of legal counsel
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