Number of The Day

May 12, 2011 | Number of The Day
The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has just finished stocking New Jersey’s lakes and ponds with its three millionth fish -- not for anglers but to combat mosquitos.
May 11, 2011 | Number of The Day
They promote a wide range of institutions and issues -- from the New York Yankees, Garden State agriculture, square dancers, and the University of Notre Dame to the International Brotherhood ...
May 10, 2011 | Number of The Day
That is the projected number of megawatts that will be needed to meet peak demand on the hottest day of the summer, when the regional power grid, the PJM Interconnection, ...
May 9, 2011 | Number of The Day
Cancer screening is essential to early detection and treatment of certain forms of the deadly disease, but testing is not as prevalent as it should be. For instance, a recent ...
May 6, 2011 | Number of The Day
As we celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend, it’s interesting to know that New Jersey’s fertility rate is 64.5, somewhat lower than the nation as a whole (66.7) but higher than ...
May 5, 2011 | Number of The Day
NJ Spotlight is celebrating its first anniversary today, and we’re commemorating a year of hard work trying to put some of the state's most complex and crucial issues in perspective ...
May 4, 2011 | Number of The Day
The state legislature is expected to begin debate on Gov. Chris Christie’s plans to cut Medicaid funding today, and it's notable to remember that about 11 percent of New Jersey's ...
May 3, 2011 | Number of The Day
You have to earn $24.52 an hour to afford the average two-bedroom apartment in New Jersey, far more than the mean wage of a typical renter, which is $15.82 an ...
May 2, 2011 | Number of The Day
If you work for the Juvenile Justice Commission -- which runs the state’s juvenile detention centers -- you’ve got a very good shot at significantly boosting your salary via overtime. ...
April 29, 2011 | Number of The Day
Asian-owned businesses make up 8.7 percent of New Jersey’s companies, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That accounts for 67,758 businesses, 21,837 of which had paid employees. Revenues total nearly ...