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Op-Ed: NJ Nonprofits Post-Election — Looking Ahead, Moving Forward
Linda M. Czipo | December 8, 2016 | Opinion
Nonprofits need to continue to work together as the problem-solvers they are
Op-Ed: NJ Cannot Raid Environmental Funds to Balance State Budget
Eric Stiles | December 7, 2016 | Opinion
Voter-approved constitutional amendments are now the only way to protect funds for their intended purposes
Op-Ed: Surge in Enrollment Demonstrates Continued Demand for ACA
Frank Pallone | December 6, 2016 | Opinion
The ACA is part of the fabric of American life, a lifeline that millions count on — open enrollment ends January 31
Opinion: Does Securing Democratic Machine Guarantee Murphy the Spot?
Carl Golden | December 5, 2016 | Opinion
Murphy is the establishment candidate. Can Wisniewski mount a successful anti-establishment bid for the nomination?
Op-Ed: Preparing for Environmental Changes Ahead
Cindy Ehrenclou | November 29, 2016 | Opinion
With the entire New Jersey Senate and Assembly up for election, we need to choose political leaders for whom the environment is a priority
Opinion: Moving on to Trumpcare
Joel Cantor | November 28, 2016 | Opinion
The future of the Affordable Care Act is far from certain, but a great deal is at stake for New Jersey
Opinion: Restoring Public Confidence in Trenton
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | November 23, 2016 | Opinion
The best way to restore residents’ confidence is for Trenton to demonstrate that it can function effectively and do at least a few of the things that need doing
Op-Ed: Helping NJ Get off the Debt-Ratings Merry-Go-Round
Thomas J. Healey | November 22, 2016 | Opinion
The findings and recommendations of the Pension and Health Benefit Study Commission can help New Jersey tame its staggering pension shortfall
Op-Ed: Quarterly Payments Shore Up Pensions, Save Billions for Taxpayers
Steve Sweeney | November 21, 2016 | Opinion
Making pension payments every three months — rather than at the end of the year — will ensure that the requisite contributions are made, not skipped
Opinion: Impeaching Christie — A Bad Idea Whose Time Hasn’t Come
Carl Golden | November 16, 2016 | Opinion
The Democrats would be the real losers in any impeachment effort, demonstrating they’re as vindictive as the governor himself — which would surely cost them support in 2017
Op-Ed: What Can Be Done to Increase College Value and Student Success?
Daryl G. Greer | November 15, 2016 | Opinion
A strong partnership among government, business and labor, and universities can make college more valuable by providing students with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed
Op-Ed: Conservation Voters Launches Initiative to Go Green in ’17
Ed Potosnak | November 14, 2016 | Opinion
With an anti-environment president in the White House, the stakes are higher than ever for the 2017 New Jersey governor’s race
Op-Ed: Who Pays for New Jersey’s Gas Tax?
Raghu Murali | November 10, 2016 | Opinion
The impact of the higher gas tax as a percent of wages will be felt by poorest households, but the bigger chunk of tax bills will be paid by higher-income households
Op-Ed: NAACP Charter School Moratorium Contradicts Its Core Educational Principles
Paula L. White | November 9, 2016 | Opinion
The organization wrongfully assumes that it has a better grasp of what children need to thrive than their own mothers and fathers
Op-ed: New Jersey Parents — Our Voices Must Be Heard
Tanisha Garner | November 7, 2016 | Opinion
How one Newark parent ended up suing the state to change a broken education law
Opinion: What the Bridgegate Scandal Cost Gov. Christie
Carl Golden | November 4, 2016 | Opinion
The toxic traffic jam didn’t help Christie’s run for the GOP presidential nomination, and surely lost him the VP slot on the Trump ticket
Opinion: A Fix for NJ’s Solar Sector Could Be Right Across the Hudson
R. William Potter | November 2, 2016 | Opinion
Running the numbers on New York’s ‘Sun Program’ reveals a less-expensive, more stable way to attain New Jersey’s ambitious solar goals
Opinion: Not Happy With Election? Don't Wait for Viable 3rd Party in NJ
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | November 1, 2016 | Opinion
Daunting obstacles to mounting a challenge by a third party almost guarantee that the state’s two-party hegemony is here to stay — for the time being
Opinion: Rising Premiums for Obamacare Plans, Some Hidden Good News
Joel Cantor | October 31, 2016 | Opinion
Open enrollment on healthcare.gov starts Tuesday, November 1st. A look at the cost of plans for 2017 offers insights into how well the marketplace is working in New Jersey.
Op-Ed: Eliminating Estate Tax Will Improve New Jersey’s Economic Climate
Michele Siekerka | October 27, 2016 | Opinion
Scrapping it signals we might finally address the issues that make the Garden State so expensive for residents and businesses
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
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