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Will Skyrocketing Price of Naloxone Limit Its Use?
NJ Spotlight Staff | February 13, 2017 | Healthcare
Report reveals that cost of lifesaving medication, which can reverse opioid overdoses, has jumped by as much as 500 percent
What Does It Mean When State Supreme Court Says ‘No’ to Christie?
NJ Spotlight Staff | February 9, 2017 | Education
NJ Spotlight’s education writer visits WHYY to discuss top court’s refusal to hear governor’s case for reopening Abbott v. Burke decision
Ending the 'Surprise' Factor in Medical Bills
NJ Spotlight Staff | February 7, 2017 | Roundtables
Panel discusses an issue that costs New Jersey residents millions every year
‘How Bad Is Bad?’ Keeping the Focus on NJ’s Foreclosures
NJ Spotlight Staff | January 27, 2017 | Housing
NJ Spotlight contributor Joe Tyrell, who yesterday reported in-depth on New Jersey’s worst-in-nation status for foreclosures, discussed the troubling issue on WHYY Newsworks
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Ending the ‘Surprise’ Factor in Medical Bills
NJ Spotlight Staff | January 2, 2017 | Event
Tackling a major issue that costs millions
The Best Op-Eds of 2016
NJ Spotlight Staff | December 23, 2016 |
While we’re on winter break we want to make sure you can still count on us for thought-provoking content
Tribute: Al Koeppe, Business Legend, Exemplary Citizen, Newark Believer
NJ Spotlight Staff | December 12, 2016 | Energy & Environment, Social
Remembering a giant of New Jersey business and a great civic leader
NJ Spotlight Launches New Paid Membership Program
NJ Spotlight Staff | November 28, 2016 | More Issues
Site remains free to all, but members will qualify for benefits ranging from meetings with newsmakers and staff to targeted newsletter
Ballot Questions
NJ Spotlight Staff | November 8, 2016 | Elections 2016
NJ Spotlight Writer Takes to Airwaves to Explain Gas Tax, Ballot Question
NJ Spotlight Staff | November 4, 2016 | Transportation
John Reitmeyer visited WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show to help dispel public confusion, especially about Public Question #2
An NJ Spotlight Webinar: Oral Health in New Jersey — How to Build Stronger Teeth, Healthier Lives
NJ Spotlight Staff | November 3, 2016 | Webinars
Experts discuss importance and policy challenges in the Garden State
Elections 2016 Keeps You On Top of the Issues, Ahead of the Candidates
NJ Spotlight Staff | October 17, 2016 | Politics, Elections 2016
Coverage includes overviews of the state’s Congressional Districts, in-depth reporting on key races, and interactive tools and maps to keep you in the know
Summer Reading 2016: A Tradition of Breaking Barriers, Fighting Injustice
NJ Spotlight Staff | September 1, 2016 | 2016 Summer Reading
A fistfight in a racist real estate agent’s office can’t hold back Booker’s ‘grand conspiracy of love’
Summer Reading 2016: Ernest Hemingway — ‘Unpublished Nobody’
NJ Spotlight Staff | August 31, 2016 | 2016 Summer Reading
The iconic Hemingway almost seems force of nature, but his early years were marked by struggle and disappointment
Summer Reading 2016: Running — A Love-Hate Story
NJ Spotlight Staff | August 31, 2016 | 2016 Summer Reading
Confronting and conquering fears and self-doubts both about running and about life
Summer Reading 2016: Probing the Social Impact of Superstorm Sandy
NJ Spotlight Staff | August 30, 2016 | 2016 Summer Reading
Truly learning from Hurricane Sandy means understanding not just the havoc it wrought but the confusion and contradictions it left in its wake
Summer Reading 2016: Definitely Not Your Mother’s Jane Austen
NJ Spotlight Staff | August 29, 2016 | 2016 Summer Reading
Zombies, British hunks in breeches, successful movies — why is this 19th century British author ‘equally welcome at Yale and on YouTube’?
Summer Reading 2016: Poetry — When the Personal is Political
NJ Spotlight Staff | August 29, 2016 | 2016 Summer Reading
Allen Ginsberg didn’t just remake American poetry, his used his deeply political and human concerns to try to help remake the world
Summer Reading 2016: A Lady Cop Who Has No Trouble Finding Trouble
NJ Spotlight Staff | August 28, 2016 | 2016 Summer Reading
Told through the eyes of Bergen County’s first female deputy sheriff, this sequel to 2015’s bestseller brings New Jersey 100 years ago into sharp, witty focus
Summer Reading 2016: Beneath the Sunny Surface of Suburbia
NJ Spotlight Staff | August 25, 2016 | 2016 Summer Reading
The life of an everyday New Jersey family is transformed by a tragic vacation accident
Summer Reading 2016: Writing the Poetry of an Invisible World
NJ Spotlight Staff | August 24, 2016 | 2016 Summer Reading
The homeless, in all their compelling individuality, speak their stories in this work
Summer Reading 2016: Tasting Your Way Through the Cuisine of the Jersey Shore
NJ Spotlight Staff | August 23, 2016 | 2016 Summer Reading
Fifty carefully chosen recipes that demonstrate the delicious range of gustatory delights — from simple to sophisticated — to be had down on the Shore
Summer Reading 2016: Sinatra on the Ropes, and on the Rise
NJ Spotlight Staff | August 22, 2016 | 2016 Summer Reading
Old Blue Eyes’ 1954 Oscar for ‘From Here to Eternity’ didn’t just revive a flagging career, it transformed Sinatra into a cultural icon
Summer Reading 2016: Gov. Chris Christie at the Beginning of Bridgegate
NJ Spotlight Staff | August 21, 2016 | 2016 Summer Reading
Sarcastic, dismissive, egotistical, Christie — for all his bravado — would learn that traffic tie-ups in the little town of Fort Lee would have huge consequences
NJ Spotlight Duo Discuss Their Meadowlands Hospital Investigation on WNYC
NJ Spotlight Staff | August 18, 2016 | Healthcare
Reporters talk about the three-part investigation of Meadowlands, its controversial healthcare and business practices, and its history of hefty political donations
Poll: For-Profit Hospitals in New Jersey -- For Or Against?
NJ Spotlight Staff | August 11, 2016 | Polling
Meadowlands Hospital's 'birth tourism' raises news questions about for-profit hospitals.
NJ Spotlight Roundtable: Solving New Jersey’s Public-Pension Crisis
NJ Spotlight Staff | July 14, 2016 | Roundtables
How do you reform a system that’s at least $44 billion in debt and saddled with retiree healthcare costs that are spiraling out of sight?
Christie Line-Item Vetoes Even Modest Adds Democrats Made to Budget Plan
NJ Spotlight Staff | July 1, 2016 | Budget
Governor slashes money for preschool, charity care, senior property-tax relief, blames Democrats for being irresponsible
Poll: Would the Garden State Be Greener If We Legalized Grass?
NJ Spotlight Staff | June 16, 2016 | Polling
There are strong economic reasons to legalize marijuana, but is it a matter of more than money?
An NJ Spotlight Roundtable: How Does New Jersey Achieve a Low-Carbon Future?
NJ Spotlight Staff | June 14, 2016 | Roundtables
Given its geography and its population density, reducing greenhouse-gas emissions is essential to the future of the Garden State
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