Follow Us:
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 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
Suggested reading: Budget
Colleen O'Dea | March 16, 2015 |
Suggested reading: Bridgegate
Colleen O'Dea | March 16, 2015 |
Suggested reading: Governor personal
Colleen O'Dea | March 16, 2015 |
Suggested reading: Issues
Colleen O'Dea | March 16, 2015 |
Suggested reading: Politics
Colleen O'Dea | March 16, 2015 |
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
Rebate ‘Shell Game’ Makes It Hard to Track Property Tax Facts in New Jersey
Colleen O'Dea | January 30, 2015 | Budget, Maps, Map of the Week
Agency’s removal of info from annual report and website makes it nearly impossible to determine how much more homeowners are paying
Emergency Closures Underscore Need to Fix, Replace NJ’s Bridges
Colleen O'Dea | January 23, 2015 | Maps, Map of the Week
Hundreds of crumbling spans are obsolete or structurally unsafe – but needed upgrades will cost billions of dollars
Profile: She Helps Keep Drinking Water from the Highlands Clear and Clean
Colleen O'Dea | January 21, 2015 | Energy & Environment, Profiles
A mix of ballet and rough-and-tumble Morris County politics helped prepare Margaret Nordstrom to be executive director of the Highlands Council
Putting New Jersey's Shrinking Per Capita Income on the Map
Colleen O'Dea | January 16, 2015 | Maps, Map of the Week
Income growth in the Garden State lags behind the nation as a whole and isn’t keeping pace with inflation
What Christie Said: Fact Checking the Governor’s State of the State
Colleen O'Dea | January 14, 2015 | Politics
The governor’s claims about his successes sound very impressive, but are they accurate?
Many Unhappy Returns? Tax-Filing Season Looms for Millions in New Jersey
Colleen O'Dea | January 9, 2015 | Maps, Map of the Week
Good news is that more than 75 percent of Garden State filers will actually get refunds from IRS
Council on Affordable Housing Gets Its Day in State Supreme Court
Colleen O'Dea | January 7, 2015 | Housing, Planning
Should COAH go away? If it does, how will New Jersey ensure there will be places for low- and moderate-income residents to live?
The List: New Jersey’s Deadliest Roads, Routes, and Highways Take a Tragic Toll
Colleen O'Dea | January 5, 2015 | The List
Despite being the most densely populated state in the country, New Jersey has a surprisingly low fatality rate
NJ’s Christmas Tree Farms Unboughed by Small Acreage, Decline in Numbers
Colleen O'Dea | December 19, 2014 | Maps, Map of the Week
Choose-and-cut operations branch out by offering hayrides, bonfires and other winter fun
Corporate Supporters