Politics & Public Affairs

Reviving the Passaic

February 18, 2009

Branded by the EPA in 1970 as the second most polluted river in the U.S., the Passaic is on the mend, but much of the hardest work remains. ...
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Hike The Gas Tax Now

January 15, 2009

There is never a good time to raise taxes, especially in New Jersey, given how high our taxes are already. We have the highest property taxes in the nation and our income tax isn’t anything to write home about—even after Governor Christie Whitman cut it by 30 percent....
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At the age of 73, Loretta Weinberg may look like a kindly grandmother, but don’t underestimate her. She is a grandma, but this Democrat from Teaneck still bares her teeth....
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This month we recall Governor Brendan Byrne’s 1979 signing of the Pinelands Protection Act, put forth to end construction in unspoiled portions of Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, and Ocean counties....
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Sure, she looks like just another well-to-do suburban housewife. But for three White House administrations, Cathy Fenton was the ultimate insider....
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From the Archives: How the shrewd developer became Atlantic City's top dealer. ...
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