Politics & Public Affairs

Congressman Holt is stepping aside—but his concern about global warming has not cooled....
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As Ebola fears heighten worldwide, New Jersey hospitals, doctors and other health care professionals are busily reviewing infection-control policies, ordering protective gear, educating personnel and advising travelers about the outbreak of the potentially deadly virus. ...
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The Master of the Game

October 2, 2014

Meet the Orthodox Jew who pulls the political strings in the predominantly Latino city of Passaic. ...
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The Common Core program calls for new standardized tests. As New Jersey schools prepare for high-tech testing, some educators are asking: Why the rush?...
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Following past governors, Christie reduces payment to public-employee retirement fund....
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NJ’s sewage systems are old and overburdened. Are we doing enough to protect our waters—and our health?...
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While the state lags others in job growth, many NJ companies are hiring. We tell you which skills are in demand—and why. ...
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After four years in Chris Christie’s shadow, Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno is poised to step into the light should the governor trade the State House for a presidential campaign....
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As New Jersey prepares to host the biggest single sporting event on Earth, experts on traffic, security, electric power and foul weather huddle to make sure no one drops the ball on Super Bowl Sunday. ...
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Data-obsessed and bent on efficiency, new mayor Steven Fulop moves aggressively to implement his vision for Jersey City....
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New Jersey is facing a physician shortage—and there’s no cure in sight....
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Longtime Newark residents Marylou and Jerome Bongiorno's film, "The Rule," documents an all-boys private school with a college acceptance rate of nearly 100 percent....
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Can Chris Christie lead the GOP to a Legislative sweep in our blue-leaning state?...
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Amid a season of much political bluster in New Jersey, author Lisa Funari Willever is quietly campaigning for her fictional characters to become New Jersey’s official Junior Ambassadors....
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A famous former congressman finds a new family, a new sense of purpose and a safe haven at the Shore....
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For those who favor municipal consolidation, the merger of the two Princetons is the very model for a modern New Jersey....
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Primary Primer

July 18, 2013

New Jerseyans go the polls October 16 in a special election to fill the Senate seat of Frank Lautenberg, who died June 3. First, we must choose among four Democrats and two Republicans in the August 13 primaries....
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Trenton should act faster on bill to block conversion therapy....
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Barnegat Bay was once a vast food factory brimming with marine life. But development has degraded the bay’s ecosystem, affecting everything from the shellfish industry to tourism. Is the state doing enough to turn the tide on this man-made crisis? ...
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Roiled by a coaching scandal, new university president Robert Barchi grapples with a long list of monumental tasks—including the merger with UMDNJ. ...
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