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December 11, 2015
From colleges and government offices to military installations, properties that don’t pay taxes cost the state hundreds of millions of dollars
December 8, 2015
Sea-level rise and storm surges are inevitable. Does that mean toxic spills and contaminated waterways are equally unavoidable?
December 4, 2015
A growing number of New Jerseyans are spending their ‘golden years’ working -- or wishing they could find work
November 20, 2015
In the past five years, New Jersey has sheltered fewer than 2,500 refugees, some 10 percent from Syria, Iran, and Sudan -- and only after they were diligently vetted
November 13, 2015
Veterans Day is a good time to reflect on those who’ve served, but New Jersey needs to keep its military vets in mind year-round
November 6, 2015
Based on unofficial but nearly final results, the Democrats look to have captured more than half the votes, making New Jersey even more ‘blue’
October 30, 2015
Total spent in contests for 80 seats statewide amounts to average of $115,000 per candidate
October 23, 2015
Number of state government jobs down by about 10,000 since Gov. Chris Christie took office
October 16, 2015
Every city, like every Garden State citizen is unique, but getting to know them reveals unknown facets and unsuspected similarities
October 9, 2015
Average payment of less than $3,500 goes to fewer people, reflecting ‘welfare reform’ cutbacks
October 2, 2015
New online tool lets students and parents compare schools using key financial markers, including average salaries after earning degree
September 25, 2015
New contractor misses revenue target by $100M, raising concerns and prompting calls for investigations
September 18, 2015
Median income nears $72K but state remains one of most expensive places to live; 11 percent earn below federal poverty level
September 11, 2015
Democrats across state have about $4.3 million cash on hand, while the GOP trails with approximately $2.4 million
September 4, 2015
Tens of thousands, many formerly employed by casinos, have maxed out on their unemployment payments
August 14, 2015
Between 2000 and 2010 the total amount of water used by homes, businesses, and the state’s two nuclear plants surged by 40 billion gallons a year
August 7, 2015
Governor’s coffers gained more than $14M in first six months of 2015, including millions from New Jersey
July 31, 2015
New signups through federal marketplace account for almost half of New Jerseyans with health insurance in latest enrollment period
July 24, 2015
Garden State posted net gains in employment and pay, but some counties saw losses – including 5 percent drop in jobs in Atlantic County
July 17, 2015
Baby boomers still represent big segment of population, but are now out-numbered by those born between 1982 and 2000
July 10, 2015
Municipalities must submit plans within weeks for court approval – or else courts themselves will determine ‘fair share’ obligations
June 26, 2015
Medicare inspections of nursing-home facilities around the state generally reveal mostly mild problems
June 19, 2015
With fewer students earning degree in four years, even more financial burden is added to cost of higher education
June 12, 2015
Weathers stations across NJ are recording a water deficit, but recent precipitation has helped stave off drought conditions
June 5, 2015
Walk-in clinics tend to be concentrated in middle-class communities, rather than areas where Medicaid is the primary type of health insurance
May 29, 2015
The average payout remains roughly the same, but it is less than half the amount of the average rebate in 2007
May 22, 2015
Almost 3 percent of Americans who died in Vietnam were from the Garden State's villages, towns, and cities
May 15, 2015
The Garden State has only two alternative fueling stations for every 100,000 vehicles, the second-lowest ranking in the country
May 8, 2015
Economic malaise still grips Garden State even as rest of the nation continues to add jobs
May 1, 2015
NJ’s not immune to controversy over health benefits and possible risks associated with mandatory childhood vaccines
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