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The List: Top Ten Counties in NJ for Federal Farm Subsidies

Colleen O'Dea | October 15, 2018 | The List

New Jersey is among the states that reap the least in annual federal aid to farmers, getting only a fraction of the $20 billion paid out

The List: Taking the Measure of New Jersey’s Ten Tallest Lighthouses

Colleen O'Dea | August 15, 2018 | The List
The lonely job of lighthouse keeper has been eliminated by automation, but visiting one of the state’s historic lighthouses — and in some cases climbing to the top — is a great summer outing
The List: Top Ten Counties in New Jersey for Highest Wages
Colleen O'Dea | July 9, 2018 | The List
The best places for higher-wage jobs are in northern and central NJ. But pay hikes in Garden State straggle behind national average
The List: The Graying of New Jersey Keeps Pace with Aging of America
Colleen O'Dea | June 25, 2018 | The List
With its median age of 35.2 years, Hudson County — with its millennial magnets of Jersey City and Hoboken — is positively spry compared with Cape May County’s 49.4
The List: How Much More Do New Jersey’s CEOs Earn Than Their Employees?
Colleen O'Dea | June 11, 2018 | The List
Hold onto your metaphoric hat: In 2017, the total compensation package for the CEO at the Children’s Place was 1,813 times more than the median wage for one of its workers
The List: NJ’s Honduran Population Will Suffer from Loss of Protected Status
Colleen O'Dea | May 7, 2018 | The List
Administration’s decision to strip Hondurans of temporary protected status could affect 3,700 New Jersey residents and their communities
The List: Dems Who’ve Scored Big Using Website for Small Donations
Colleen O'Dea | April 22, 2018 | The List
ActBlue’s digital fundraising tools let voters make mostly small donations to the candidates and causes they support — and has pulled in $3.6 million to date
The List: No NJ Baby Bust for Unmarried Women Ages 35 and Older
Colleen O'Dea | April 9, 2018 | The List
But census data shows that births to unmarried teens plummeted by 80 percent
The List: For These 10 Districts, More School Aid Still Means Much Less
Colleen O'Dea | March 19, 2018 | The List
Gov. Murphy wants to boost school aid to most districts, but many would still get significantly less than they would if fully funded under state formula
The List: Thank You for Your Service — Property-Tax Relief for Disabled Vets
Colleen O'Dea | March 8, 2018 | The List
Slightly more than 10,000 households qualified for the tax break last year. Here's a list of the top 10 communities with the largest number of disabled-veteran exemptions
The List: Top 10 School Districts Where English Is Not the Primary Language
Colleen O'Dea | February 28, 2018 | The List
Nearly a quarter of New Jersey’s public school students live in homes where the main language used is not English. Here are the top 10 districts
The List: NJ’s Deadliest Counties for Traffic Fatalities in Past Year
Colleen O'Dea | January 2, 2018 | The List
With the number of deaths tallied, 2017 comes out as the deadliest year on New Jersey’s roads for the past decade
The List: The 10 Most Overcrowded Public-School Districts in NJ
Carly Sitrin | December 21, 2017 | The List
Twenty years and $8 billion later, 71 percent of New Jersey’s neediest school districts are severely overcrowded. But, where’s the money going to come from to fix them?
The List: Where Did the Library-Bond Issue Garner the Least Support?
Colleen O'Dea | November 20, 2017 | The List
The three counties that came out against the library-bond ballot question also supported the candidacy of Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno
The List: How Well-Heeled is New Jersey’s Congressional Delegation?
Colleen O'Dea | October 16, 2017 | The List
According to a new report from a nonpartisan organization, none of the Garden State’s Senators and Representatives are hurting, although there’s a wide range from top to bottom
The List: Where Do Foreign Students Studying in New Jersey Call Home?
Colleen O'Dea | October 2, 2017 | The List
From Brazil to Vietnam, China to Turkey, some 26,000 men and women were in the Garden State on active student visas last year
The List: The 10 Longest Commutes for NJ’s Largest Municipalities
Colleen O'Dea | September 19, 2017 | The List
Getting to work takes more time than ever before. Is the Garden State in danger of becoming the gridlock state?
The List: Tallying Up the Top 10 Counties with Jobs in the Tourism Industry
Colleen O'Dea | August 16, 2017 | The List
New Jersey is home to more than 500,000 tourist-related jobs, and they don’t all involve sun and fun in the Shore counties
The List: Think Murphy’s a Big Spender? He’s Been Outspent Handily in the Past
Colleen O'Dea | July 5, 2017 | The List
$60 million here, $50 million there: Which candidates opened their wallets widest in their not-always-successful pursuit of office?
The List: Top 10 States Contributing to NJ’s Gubernatorial Hopefuls
Colleen O'Dea | May 22, 2017 | The List, Elections 2017
New Jersey led the list, as expected, but money rolled in from nearby New York and Pennsylvania, as well as Florida and California
The List: Top 10 Public Contractors and Their Political Contributions
Colleen O'Dea | April 17, 2017 | The List
Complexity and confusion about the law may have discouraged contractors from contributing directly to candidates and parties last year
The List: NJ and Administration’s Travel Ban on ‘Mostly Muslim’ Countries
Colleen O'Dea | March 13, 2017 | The List
New Jersey is home to about 9,500 people that the Trump administration’s new ban could seek to keep out
The List: Five Things to Listen for in the Governor's Final Budget Address
John Reitmeyer | February 27, 2017 | The List
The budget address has a tendency to go on too long or to be crammed with numbers essential and inessential. Here's help making sure you don't miss anything important
The List: Top Theaters in NJ Are Impressive Supplement to Great White Way
Carly Sitrin | February 6, 2017 | The List
Theater in New Jersey is a match for the best available in any region when it comes to talent, innovation, cost, and diversity
The List: Against National Trend, Large Families Still Common in Some Places in NJ
Colleen O'Dea | December 12, 2016 | The List
Large families are becoming rarities in a changing United States. But new census data pinpoint several places in New Jersey where they are the norm
The List: Where to Find World-Class Cancer Care in New Jersey
Lilo H. Stainton | December 5, 2016 | The List
The Garden State is ranked 10th in the nation for incidence of cancer; partnerships and new programs make it easier than ever to find treatment
The List: Tracking NJ’s 10 Credit-Rating Downgrades Under Gov. Christie
John Reitmeyer | November 21, 2016 | The List
Excerpts from reports by the Big 3 show a pattern of concerns, as well as individual issues as they cross agencies’ radar screens
The List: Firms Benefit from $1.3 Billion in Incentives to Set Up in Camden
Tara Nurin | November 14, 2016 | The List
Of the $4 billion earmarked for a controversial business tax-incentive scheme to bring companies to New Jersey or keep them here, a big chunk has gone to firms relocating to Camden
The List: A Quick Look at the School Districts with the Best PARCC Scores
Colleen O'Dea | November 7, 2016 | The List
No surprise, perhaps, but the schools in more affluent communities tended to have the highest average student scores and passing rates
The List: Top 10 Heritage Sites with the Most Annual Visitors
Carly Sitrin | October 31, 2016 | The List
Residents and tourists have more than 1,800 historic sites to choose from — ranging from lighthouses to battleships — across the length and breadth of the state
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