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Interactive Map: New Jerseyans Who Lost Their Lives in the Vietnam War
Colleen O'Dea | May 22, 2015 | Maps, Map of the Week
Almost 3 percent of Americans who died in Vietnam were from the Garden State's villages, towns, and cities
The List: As Primary Election Draws Near, Where are Garden State’s Voters?
Colleen O'Dea | May 18, 2015 | The List
Of the state’s 5.4 million registered voters, only those affiliated with a party – or willing to declare an affiliation—can cast ballots on June 2
Running on Empty? Mapping New Jersey’s Alternative-Fuel Stations
Colleen O'Dea | May 15, 2015 | Maps, Map of the Week
The Garden State has only two alternative fueling stations for every 100,000 vehicles, the second-lowest ranking in the country
Interactive Map: NJ Still Has Fewer Jobs, Fewer Businesses Than Before Recession
Colleen O'Dea | May 8, 2015 | Maps, Map of the Week
Economic malaise still grips Garden State even as rest of the nation continues to add jobs
Christie’s No Friend to Housing for Poor and Middle-Income New Jerseyans
Colleen O'Dea | May 6, 2015 | Politics, Housing
In word and deed, the governor has made it clear that affordable housing -- even for Sandy victims -- is not his concern
Mastering the Bridgegate Puzzle: How the Players Fit Together
Colleen O'Dea | May 4, 2015 | Politics
Piecing together links between the key figures in the lane-closing scandal
Explore NJ Spotlight's Interactive Bridgegate Timeline
Colleen O'Dea | May 1, 2015 |
See how the Bridgegate scandal unfolded, from a nightmarish traffic jam to criminal activity.
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
Suggested reading: Budget
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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 |
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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
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