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Over 200 Sites in New Jersey on EPA’s List of Major Environmental Violations
Colleen O'Dea | April 24, 2015 | Energy & Environment, Maps, Map of the Week
Up-to-date info difficult to glean because federal agency’s database and state’s computer system aren’t compatible
Task Force Delivers Strong Defense of How New Jersey Chooses Its Judges
Colleen O'Dea | April 24, 2015 | Politics
Group concludes that New Jersey's system for judge selection is best among '46 various permutations' that were evaluated
Keeping Track of Christie's Trips, Treks, and Travels
Colleen O'Dea | April 23, 2015 |
Explainer: Navigating the Complex Web of Federal, State Disclosure Laws
Colleen O'Dea | April 21, 2015 | Explainer
Understanding the charges against U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez means understanding the finer points of the laws he allegedly broke
The List: On the Move -- New Jersey’s 10 Fastest-Growing Counties
Colleen O'Dea | April 20, 2015 | The List
The Garden State isn’t seeing double-digit growth, but the numbers are climbing -- if you know where to look
Interactive Map: Income Taxes Expected to Add $13B to State Coffers
Colleen O'Dea | April 17, 2015 | Maps, Map of the Week
NJ tax filers include more than 53,000 residents – including the Christies – with incomes over $500,000
Christie Polls
Colleen O'Dea | April 14, 2015 |
Court Tells Administration: Hands Off Municipal Funds for Affordable Housing
Colleen O'Dea | April 10, 2015 | Housing, Maps, Map of the Week
Appellate Division rules on three-year-old issue, prevents administration from seizing municipal trust funds to plug holes in general budget
Helping the League of Women Voters Expand Its Mission, Extend Its Reach
Colleen O'Dea | April 1, 2015 | Politics, Profiles
As executive director of the LWV of NJ, Kerry Margaret Butch knows the organization can play a vital role in the community
Crowded Field of Assembly Candidates Takes First Step in Run-Up to June Primaries
Colleen O'Dea | March 31, 2015 | Politics
Primary battles -- and victories -- are well worth watching since they usually predict which party will win the seat in November
Interactive Map: Shedding Light on Where Solar Energy Projects Abound in NJ
Colleen O'Dea | March 27, 2015 | Energy & Environment, Maps, Map of the Week
Highest concentration of solar-energy projects is in Middlesex County, with 14 percent of state’s total capacity
More Than One Million in NJ Lacked Insurance Before Advent of Obamacare
Colleen O'Dea | March 20, 2015 | Healthcare, Maps, Map of the Week
Census statistics for 2014 and beyond expected to show marked decline in number of uninsured
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Christie Maps
Colleen O'Dea | March 16, 2015 |
Analyzing and Appraising Gov. Chris Christie's Career
Colleen O'Dea | March 16, 2015 | Politics
NJ Spotlight releases a collection of editorial coverage, data and documents, and tools that let you explore every phase of the governor’s career
Tourism Spending in NJ Climbs to Nearly $40 Billion Even With Decline of Casinos
Colleen O'Dea | March 13, 2015 | Maps, Map of the Week
Atlantic County still leads the way with nearly 18 percent of all tourism-related revenues in Garden State
COAH Is History: State's Top Court Declares Troubled Agency ‘Moribund’
Colleen O'Dea | March 11, 2015 | Politics, Housing
NJ Supreme Court removes jurisdiction over affordable housing from executive branch in clear victory for housing advocates
The List: Top 10 Donors to GOP Governors Association with Christie at Helm
Colleen O'Dea | March 9, 2015 | Politics, The List
NJ’s top exec spent about a third of year helping RGA raise a healthy chunk of cash -- and garnering a huge amount of attention for himself
Census: Fewer Women Having Babies in NJ – and Fewer New Moms Are Married
Colleen O'Dea | March 6, 2015 | Social, Maps, Map of the Week
Garden State’s statistics mirror national trends; childbearing numbers among unmarried women clearly linked to education and income levels
Chris Christie: The Timeline
Colleen O'Dea | March 4, 2015 |
Explainer: Why Property Taxes Are So High . . . and Reform Efforts Fall Short
Colleen O'Dea | March 3, 2015 | Explainer
Abundance of local governments and school districts, state mandates, and relatively little state funding are among biggest factors
Interactive Map: State-Aid Landscape Basically Unchanged, Frozen and Flat
Colleen O'Dea | February 27, 2015 | Budget, Maps, Map of the Week
Funding to municipalities virtually unchanged for fifth straight year under Christie budget
Mapping Surplus Military Equipment Given to New Jersey's Local Police Forces
Colleen O'Dea | February 20, 2015 | Maps, Map of the Week
Tactical gear has grabbed the headlines, but surplus equipment also includes bandages, life preservers, and flashslights
Commuting Trends in NJ Show Tilt Toward Taking Public Transit
Colleen O'Dea | February 13, 2015 | Transportation, Maps, Map of the Week
Most still drive alone to work, but younger residents are more likely to ride bikes, take trains or buses, or even walk – and 4 percent of us telecommute
The List: Ranking the Top 10 Open-Admission High Schools by SAT Scores
Colleen O'Dea | February 9, 2015 | Education, The List
Recently released results from School Performance Tests help draw a bead on New Jersey's top public high schools
Middle-School Kids Who Take Algebra – and Grades They Earn – Vary Widely Across NJ
Colleen O'Dea | February 6, 2015 | Education, Maps
About 40 percent of eighth-graders statewide take math class traditionally taught in high school
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