Welcome to NJ Spotlight

Welcome to NJ Spotlight, providing news, information and insight about the critical issues facing New Jersey.

NJ Spotlight is founded and staffed by long-time journalists who want to give new life to in-depth and comprehensive coverage of major public issues, including education, energy, healthcare and the environment.

Working out of the Statehouse, we will give you daily news stories, opinion and analysis of policy-making as it takes place in Trenton. We will go into local communities, too, to explore the impact of these decisions and help engage those communities in the decision-making.

We are thrilled to have this opportunity to serve the public and help fill a need in the current economy and new media landscape. Yet we also want to redefine how news and information is delivered, with some innovative features—both in place and planned—that will make our website thought provoking, fun and interactive.

“Around New Jersey” not only lists events for the civic minded every week, but also links to agendas, bills and live webcasts. We offer you important and timely data about your state, your towns and your schools, and every article includes related documents and reports that you can read or analyze for yourself. Video and multimedia features are on the way, and we want you to take advantage of “Got An Issue?” to tell us what’s on your mind as well. We may have a few things to say ourselves, so make sure you follow us on Twitter, Facebook and our own blog.

Through all this we are learning. We welcome your suggestions about how to make our site as informative and useful as possible. NJ Spotlight will always seek ways to improve and adapt. We hope you will help.

In the meantime, thank you for your interest. Make yourselves comfortable and stay awhile.