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Opinion: A Democratic Governor Is Near Inevitable, Could It Be Phil Murphy?
Carl Golden | May 25, 2016 | Opinion
Right now, all Phil Murphy has is a so-so slogan. He’s got plenty of time to demonstrate some ‘street cred’
Op-Ed: Conversion Will Ensure That B.L. England Plant Burns Clean
Russ Arlotta | May 19, 2016 | Opinion
Local generation stabilizes the grid during peak demand in both summer and winter
Opinion: The BPU Could End Diversions from Clean-Energy Fund in a Heartbeat
R. William Potter | May 16, 2016 | Opinion
It’s disingenuous to pretend that Christie’s shanghaiing of $1B in funds hasn’t had a deeply deleterious effect on the state’s clean-energy industry
Opinion: The ‘Message’ of Poor PARCC Results -- Don’t Blame the Test
Laura Waters | May 13, 2016 | Opinion
Consider this: One-third of the incoming class at Rutgers had to take remedial classes for subjects they should have mastered in high school
Op-Ed: Student Fees -- the Equation Is Simple, but the Problem Is Complex
Michael W. Klein | May 12, 2016 | Opinion
Charting the connection between student fees and state funding for higher education
Opinion: Twisted Tango Over the Hudson -- the Stalemate Over Port Authority Reform
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | May 11, 2016 | Opinion
Despite how legislators try to spin it, there’s no meaningful difference between the NJ and the NY port authority reform bills
In Battle of Atlantic City Titans, Is Prieto Big Enough to Prevail?
Carl Golden | May 10, 2016 | Opinion
The speaker is in the ring with some serious heavyweights -- Christie, Sweeney, and George Norcross -- and this is a blood sport
Op-Ed: It's Not Just Lead -- New Jersey’s Drinking-Water Crisis
David Pringle | May 9, 2016 | Opinion
New Jersey’s water-infrastructure problem will take years and billions to fix. But it’s time to at least develop a plan of action
Op-Ed: Uncovering New Jersey’s Unknown Child-Migration Crisis
Randi Mandelbaum and Margarethe Laurenzi | May 6, 2016 | Opinion
At present, more than 5,000 children who fled violence in Mexico and Central America live with relatives in the state
Op-Ed: We Must Learn to Teach the Entire Child
Brian P. Gatens and Matthew J. Murphy | May 4, 2016 | Opinion
Emphasizing the academic aspects of education to the detriment of others will not help develop life-long learners
Opinion: Learning to Live with Our Addiction to Hazardous Sites by Water
Daniel J. Van Abs | May 3, 2016 | Opinion
We have enough information to do a far better job of planning for the inevitable disaster, but we focus on tactics rather than strategies
Op-Ed: After Newark and Flint -- Mandating Clean Water for All School Kids
Donald M. Payne, Jr. | May 2, 2016 | Opinion
No child takes a drink from a water fountain and thinks about whether that water is contaminated. At least, they shouldn’t have to
A New Model for Innovation, Even in the Smallest School Districts
Adam D. Fried | April 29, 2016 | Opinion
‘Clustering’ to share developers and resources, ‘lab sites’ both to learn and to be free to fail
Opinion: 80% Renewables by 2050 Demands Lower Solar Prices
R. William Potter | April 28, 2016 | Opinion
Nearby neighbors New York state, Connecticut, and Delaware can teach New Jersey more than a thing or two about reducing prices for solar energy
Opinion: Sweeney versus Prieto, A Growing Divide in Democratic Party?
Carl Golden | April 27, 2016 | Opinion
Positioning Sweeney as close as possible to Christie helps demonstrate how far he has drifted from his Democratic base
Opinion: The Death of Coalition Politics in New Jersey and Across Our Nation
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | April 26, 2016 | Opinion
In its place, the rise of what some are calling “candidate-centered” politics
Op-Ed: What I Learned by Living Through a Toxic-Chemical Spill in New Jersey
Trisha Sheehan | April 22, 2016 | Opinion
The EPA is poised to pass new rules about dangerous chemicals and carcinogens, but they don’t do nearly enough to protect our children
Op-Ed: Don’t Let Your Children Pay for That Pothole
Robert Briant Jr. and Jack Kocsis Jr. | April 20, 2016 | Opinion
As NJ roads crumble, raising gas tax presents best option to bailing out Transportation Trust Fund
Op-Ed: NJ’s Emancipation Statute Brings Changes to Child Support
Robert A. Epstein | April 19, 2016 | Opinion
New child-support regulations should help cut down on administrative backlog while reducing litigation between parents
Opinion: Did Guadagno Just Cut the Ribbon on Her Own Campaign?
Carl Golden | April 15, 2016 | Opinion
One of the lieutenant governor’s first challenges, open up space between her and the administration without sounding disloyal
Op-Ed: Immigration Case Will Have a Lasting Impact on New Jersey Families
Erika Nava | April 14, 2016 | Opinion
As home to one of the largest undocumented populations in the nation. the Garden State needs federal policies that embody commonsense and compassion
Opinion: Improving the Lot of Some of New Jersey’s Most-Overlooked Citizens
Joel Cantor | April 12, 2016 | Opinion
Integrating the treatment of debilitating mental-health problems and physical care can help relieve suffering and reduce some of the burden on the healthcare budget
Learn to Take Advantage of ‘Hidden Benefits’ of Obamacare
Ginalisa Monterroso | April 11, 2016 | Opinion
The Affordable Care Act offers New Jersey residents a wealth of options and coverage, from alternative medicine to weight loss
Op-Ed: How Superstorm Sandy Unleashed Government Abuse of Power
Thom Ammirato | April 8, 2016 | Opinion
The DEP’s storm protection plan rests on the power of the state to take private beachfront property to build a 100-mile wall of sand
Op-Ed: There Is a Difference Between Doing Things Right and Doing the Right Thing
Richard C. Ten Eyck | April 7, 2016 | Opinion
Continuing to invest more time, energy, resources in trying to do things right with Abbott is going to get us more of what we’ve got
Opinion: Patching the ‘Safety Net,’ One Homeless Family at a Time
R. William Potter | April 5, 2016 | Opinion
Don’t dismiss Homefront as just a relic of the War on Poverty -- it’s been making a real difference in real lives for 25 years
Op-Ed: Finding Homes for the Disabled and the Poor in All of Our Communities
Gail Levinson | April 4, 2016 | Opinion
Much more can and should be done to solve our housing crisis; limiting access is not a solution
Opinion: SFRA's a Fossil, Abbott's History -- Bring School Aid into 21st Century
Laura Waters | April 1, 2016 | Opinion
Formula overcompensates some school districts while completely ignoring others dire need of more school aid
Opinion: As Goes Christie, So Goes the 2017 Republican Governor’s Race in NJ
Carl Golden | March 31, 2016 | Opinion
If Christie can regain some credibility with Garden State residents, it will help the chances of a GOP candidate for governor -- Guadagno most of all
Op-Ed: For Students with Special Needs, Steady Charter Funding Is Essential
Misha Simmonds | March 30, 2016 | Opinion
As funds have dried up, essential services for at-risk students have disappeared
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