Politics & Public Affairs

Growing Up Jersey: Politics

December 5, 2017

Perth Amboy Mayor Wilda Diaz and former Governor Brendan Byrne sound off on their Jersey memories. ...
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Murphy’s pledge to legalize marijuana in New Jersey could be quickly fulfilled....
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Jury unable to reach consensus on 12 charges brought against the Democratic senator....
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A round-up of some notable election results across the state....
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Having gained legal access to their birth records, New Jersey adoptees revel in long-overdue reunions. ...
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6 crucial factors in the senator’s corruption trial....
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The director of the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers Debbie Walsh talks about helping more women run for office....
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NJ Transit gets $140 million in new funds, but our long-ailing rail system remains in peril....
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For victims of childhood sex abuse, the pain can linger for a lifetime. Now they want to change the law blocking legal action against their abusers....
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New Brunswick reporter Charlie Kratovil has earned a reputation for tenacity. Not everyone is pleased about the stories he breaks on his hyperlocal website. ...
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As a high-profile attorney, John Koufos rose like a rocket, then dropped like a stone, leaving tragedy in his alcoholic wake. Now he’s back to a productive life, helping fellow ex-cons reenter society....
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Former governor’s vision helps untangle the knotted lives of others....
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Burning Questions

March 13, 2017

Can the state GOP find a gubernatorial candidate to rise from Chris Christie’s ashes?...
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Lakewood: A City on Edge

March 6, 2017

Emotions run high in booming Lakewood, where Orthodox Jews dominate local politics but their minority neighbors want a voice, too. ...
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John Wisniewski, Ray Lesniak, others challenge Phil Murphy for place atop the 2017 Democratic ticket in New Jersey....
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Elbowing out his early competition among Democrats, Wall Street millionaire Phil Murphy charts a path to the governorship. ...
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Didn't have time to read our best stories of 2016? We've compiled them here just for you....
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Reassessing Governor James J. Florio's tenure, 25 years later....
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The Bergen County prosecutor’s office will make the final decision of whether to charge the governor....
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Saving Scholars

October 8, 2016

An international program rescues teachers from oppression and chaos abroad. New Jersey institutions are major supporters. ...
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