Poll: What Is the Most Pressing Problem Facing the Garden State’s Cities?
Identifying the biggest trouble facing our cities can be an important first step toward establishing priorities
For many of New Jersey’s cities, there is no shortage of challenges: too few jobs, too much poverty, questionable public safety, public education under siege -- to name just a few.
NJ Spotlight will hold a conference tomorrow -- aptly titled “NJ Spotlight on Cities” -- at Newark’s New Jersey Performing Arts Center, where some of these topics will be explored. We’ll also look at opportunities and promises that have emerged from our urban centers.
As part of the run-up to the conference, we want to know what readers think is the single most-pressing issue facing our urban centers. This week’s question: