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The List: What to Watch and Listen for in Governor’s Budget Address Today
John Reitmeyer | February 16, 2016 | Budget, The List
What will Christie propose to deal with state pensions, transportation funding, taxes and other pressing fiscal issues?
The List: What -- and Who -- Makes New Jersey a State of Many Nations?
Lee Keough | February 8, 2016 | The List
A look at the 10 largest immigrant communities in the Garden State
The List: New Jersey Schools with the Highest Percentage of Kids Living in Poverty
Colleen O'Dea | February 1, 2016 | The List
Poor children grow up to be impoverished adults. Along the way they’re more likely to be sick, score low on standardized tests, experience violence, and ultimately drop out
The List: Assessing 10 Key Issues That Face Atlantic City in Coming Year
Tara Nurin | January 25, 2016 | The List
Bankruptcy or state takeover, city still must address issues ranging from gambling in north Jersey to funds available for development
The List: Towns with the Best Voter Turnouts in November Elections
Colleen O'Dea | January 11, 2016 | The List
Participation in November elections hit an all-time low of 22 percent, but these 10 NJ municipalities bucked the trend
The List: Independent Committees Spent Record Share in 2015 Assembly Races
Lilo H. Stainton | December 7, 2015 | The List
Less regulated than PACs -- and more secretive -- independent committees can make it equally tricky to track contributions and donations
The List: Miles of Pavement Per Person Determine Lowest Road-Repair Costs
Colleen O'Dea | November 30, 2015 | The List
Small communities with plenty of residents and workers typically end up spending significantly less on keeping local roads in shape
The List: NJ Hospitals with the Most Commercially Insured Patients
Andrew Kitchenman | November 23, 2015 | The List
In healthcare finances, wealthier ‘payer mix’ is a key to hospitals’ stability
The List: Ten Ways Climate Change Could Impact Life in the Garden State
Scott Gurian | November 16, 2015 | Energy & Environment, The List
Increased flooding, prolonged droughts and rising sea levels could become the new normal in New Jersey later in the century
The List: New Jersey Companies That Appoint Women as Top Executives
Joe Tyrrell | November 9, 2015 | The List
Hiring women for top jobs at today's competitive companies isn't just the right thing to do, it's a smart thing to do
The List: NJ Locales with the Highest Amount of Toxic Chemical Releases
Tom Johnson | November 2, 2015 | The List
Nearly 11 million pounds of harmful substances entered the state’s environment in 2013, according to latest data
The List: Which NJ Districts Do Best Job of Feeding Breakfast to Poor Children
Colleen O'Dea | October 26, 2015 | The List
The number of poor and low-income students getting breakfast at school continues to climb
The List: Our Top 10 Birding Hotspots, During Fall Migration and Year-Round
Jon Hurdle | October 19, 2015 | The List
It’s densely populated and overdeveloped, but the Garden State offers some nearly unrivaled places for birders to add sightings to their life lists
The List: Camden Banks On Millions in Tax Subsidies to Help Fund Its Future
Tara Nurin | October 5, 2015 | The List
Economic incentives promise to bring new life to Delaware waterfront in NJ's poorest city
The List: Entrepreneurs, Legislation Help NJ Catch Craft-Brewery Wave
Tara Nurin | September 21, 2015 | The List
More join Garden State’s burgeoning roster of makers of innovative, interesting beers
The List: Watching the Clock -- Which NJ Schools Have the Longest Days?
Colleen O'Dea | September 14, 2015 | The List
When it comes to hours and minutes spent in school, all Garden State schools are not created equal
The List: NJ Hospitals That Can Do a Better Job of Safeguarding Patients
Andrew Kitchenman | August 31, 2015 | Healthcare, The List
Leapfrog Group highlights scores to encourage hospitals to comply with safety standards
The List: I Hear NJ Singing -- The Varied Poetic Voices of the Garden State
Hank Kalet | August 3, 2015 | The List
From Amiri Baraka to William Carlos Williams, from Allen Ginsberg to Walt Whitman, New Jersey has been home and host to some of the country’s best poets
The List: How Do New Jersey Children Fare in National Well-Being Rankings?
Colleen O'Dea | July 27, 2015 | The List
NJ ranks eighth-best overall in national kids' well-being ratings, but ranks near bottom for number of children living in families struggling to pay for housing
The List: Exploring the Inhabited Islands of the Garden State
Scott Gurian | July 20, 2015 | The List
Most of New Jersey's vacation isles are well-known summer tourism destinations, but a few of them may be less familiar to Jersey Shore travelers
The List: Top 10 Counties in New Jersey with the Highest Foreclosure Rates
Max Leone | July 13, 2015 | The List
The Garden State has the dubious distinction of having the second-highest foreclosure rate in the country
The List: The 10 U.S. Transit Agencies That Rely Most on Fare Revenues
Meir Rinde | July 6, 2015 | Transportation, The List
NJ Transit isn’t the worst, but it has high ratio of funding derived from ticket sales rather than other sources, such as state budget or advertising sales
The List: Ten Major ‘Adjustments’ Christie Made to Proposed Budget
Staff of NJ Spotlight | June 29, 2015 | The List
Some cuts, like the $1.6B lopped out of the state pension fund were a given; others, like money withheld from school districts in the Pinelands, may come as a surprise
The List: Top Fundraising Among NJ Candidates -- and Who Raised the Funds
Colleen O'Dea | June 22, 2015 | The List
The fact that there are so few contested races in the coming election hasn’t stopped candidates from stocking their war chests
The List: 10 New Jersey Hospitals with the Most Challenging Mix of Payers
Andrew Kitchenman | June 15, 2015 | Healthcare, The List
Bergen Regional, Newark’s University Hospital top list with combined Medicaid/uninsured share
The List: 10 of the Garden State’s Recurring Environmental Problems
Tom Johnson | June 8, 2015 | The List
There are few secrets in this rundown of NJ's top environmental problems: Sewer overflow, smog, open space, and sprawl are just a few of the nominees
The List: Top Ten Payments by NJ Governors Into State’s Pension System
John Reitmeyer | June 1, 2015 | Budget, The List
If state Supreme Court orders full payment of $2.25 billion, it would more than double the previous highest amount kicked in by Gov. Jon Corzine’s administration in FY2008
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
The List: 10 Reasons Why Insurance Companies May Have Underpaid Sandy Victims
Scott Gurian | May 11, 2015 | The List
Theories abound in the absence of clear information about just what went on behind the scenes in the aftermath of disastrous storm
The List: Emergency Rooms with the Longest Waiting Times in New Jersey
Andrew Kitchenman | May 4, 2015 | The List
The three worst are all in Newark, where patients may face may wait as long as an hour-and-a-half delay before treatment
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