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Profile: She's Working for Progressive Change at the Grassroots Level

Meir Rinde | March 17, 2016 | Profiles

Head of NJ Citizen Action counts successful campaign for paid sick leave among top accomplishments


The Chess-Playing Crane Operator Who Heads Up One of NJ’s Key Unions

John Reitmeyer | April 20, 2016 | Profiles
Greg Lalevee isn’t just the business manager for the International Union of Operating Engineers, he’s also vice chairman of the Transportation Trust Fund Authority
April 27, 2016
Stephanie Hoopes melds data, compassion, and a respect for human dignity in a new methodology that reveals the hidden face of poverty -- beyond the official statistics
April 6, 2016
Association’s president warns that raising minimum wage to $15 would result in layoffs, recommends lower ‘training’ wage for younger workers
March 30, 2016
She directs the Garden State chapter of influential organization that backs lower taxes, less regulation, less spending
March 23, 2016
‘Chef Pam’ Johnson makes sure that Elijah’s Promise delivers far more than a nutritious meal to the food kitchen’s guests
March 9, 2016
Executive director of New Jersey Working Families has worked as union organizer, grassroots activist
March 3, 2016
As the new president of the Latino Action Network, Christian Estevez understands that ‘every issue touches Latinos'
February 24, 2016
For Cyndi Steiner, executive director of New Jersey Bike & Walk Coalition, cycling is both passion and profession
February 10, 2016
Matt Katz’s resume is deeper than his coverage of New Jersey’s governor. It includes Camden and Afghanistan -- and a syndicated ‘dating and relationships’ column
February 3, 2016
Run the numbers, and Andrew Hendry works with 15 utilities that provide service to some 8 million accounts
January 27, 2016
After three decades at County College of Morris, Edward J. Yaw is certain of at least one thing -- he’ll keep on running
January 21, 2016
As executive director of the New Jersey Farm Bureau, Peter J. Furey is up to his elbows in agriculture
January 13, 2016
Self-described ‘lifelong conservative’ joins ACLU in fight to ‘legalize it…’ in New Jersey
January 6, 2016
Heather Howard finds ‘right balance’ by serving as Princeton instructor, municipal councilwoman
December 16, 2015
As if Andrew Zwicker didn’t have his hands full heading up science education at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, he’s also Assemblyman-elect for the 16th District
December 9, 2015
Head of NJ Association of Counties hits the road to hear local concerns – and hits the hallways of State House in Trenton
November 25, 2015
Cindy Zipf, the full-time coordinator of Clean Ocean Action, says that the Jersey Shore is in her DNA
November 18, 2015
Firsthand experience with shootings and murder help explain why dedicated social worker also leads the Newark Antiviolence Coalition
October 28, 2015
Part ‘first responder for the river,’ and part environmental activist and teacher, Bill Sheehan says restoring the Hackensack is a 24/7 job
October 21, 2015
It's easy for Seton Hall professor to blur the line between politics and life -- if there is a line
October 14, 2015
With almost 30 years at the Meadowlands Commission, Robert Ceberio has helped nine governors understand both the ecosystem and its communities
October 8, 2015
Salem County’s Chelsea Collins, youngest winner in recent memory, cited for enthusiasm for teaching, expertise in literacy
September 30, 2015
For Serena Rice, the Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey that she heads up is just the latest platform for easing the life of the poor
September 23, 2015
Denise Rodgers heads programs that bring together professionals from different disciplines, aims to improve healthcare in Newark
September 16, 2015
Lyle Rawlings isn’t just pushing solar power, he’s pushing the state to adopt far more ambitious targets for electricity generated by renewable sources
September 9, 2015
Thomas Wright hopes to find new solutions for today’s problems, while envisioning tomorrow’s infrastructure
September 2, 2015
John Sinsimer is an elected official turned novelist who’s fighting against environmental poisoning -- in real life and with printed word
August 12, 2015
NJBIA president cites patience, perseverance and passion as key to success in pushing for business-friendly state policies
August 5, 2015
Janna Chernetz of the Tri-State Transportation Campaign is keeping close watch on NJ’s roads, rails, streets, cars, bikes, buses, and …
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