Number of The Day

June 30, 2011 | Number of The Day
There are 1,220 inmates serving life sentences in New Jersey’s prisons, or about 5 percent of the prison population. Of those, 62 prisoners are serving life without parole. There are ...
June 29, 2011 | Number of The Day
New Jersey dropped eight spots, from 22 to 30, in CNBC’s annual listing of "Top States for Business," a ranking it conducts with input from the National Association of Manufacturers ...
June 28, 2011 | Number of The Day
A state audit of the NJ Department of Agriculture’s administration of the National School Lunch Program found that 18 percent of those children approved for the program were ineligible. According ...
June 27, 2011 | Number of The Day
Is New Jersey the eighth most-taxed state or is it No. 1? It depends on whose numbers you believe. New Jersey Policy Perspective (NJPP), a liberal-leaning think tank, crunched the ...
June 23, 2011 | Number of The Day
For those in the Garden State who believe New Jerseyans aren’t paying close attention to the state’s budget woes, the AAA Clubs of New Jersey have some news. People seem ...
June 22, 2011 | Number of The Day
Between 11,000 and 16,000 New Jersey women suffer from post-partum depression every year, according to the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services. The exact cause is unknown, but ...
June 21, 2011 | Number of The Day
Black middle-class workers, mostly female, will be hardest hit by cuts in pension and healthcare benefits, according to a report from the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers ...
June 20, 2011 | Number of The Day
NJ Transit ranks among the top seven transit systems in the nation in two criteria -- operating expenses and organization size, according to a recent quiz by the publicly funded ...
June 17, 2011 | Number of The Day
Pack-a-day smokers in New Jersey spend about $2,912 annually on their habit -- and the state is trying to get them to quit. The state Department of Health and Senior ...