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Opinion: Commemorating Constitution Day and Remembering its Architects

Richard F. Keevey | September 17, 2019 | Opinion

The U.S. Constitution was approved 232 years ago today; its ratification was made possible by the efforts of four resolute patriots

Opinion: Keeping the Legislature Happy, Informed Is ‘No-Brainer’

Carl Golden | September 16, 2019 | Opinion
Gov. Murphy’s approach to the driver licensing issue has touched a raw nerve with Assembly speaker
Op-ed: Expanding tax credits for workers would strengthen economy
Vineeta Kapahi | September 13, 2019 | Opinion
By improving the state Earned Income Tax Credit, New Jersey lawmakers could boost the pay of hardworking New Jerseyans and strengthen the state economy
Op-Ed: Who’s Profiting from Repairs to Aging water and Sewer Systems?
Peggy Gallos | September 12, 2019 | Opinion
‘It may not always be apparent, but shareholder primacy seems to have guided many of the activities of investor-owned utilities in New Jersey and around the country’
Op-Ed: Extension of Voting by Mail in NJ Is A Step in the Right Direction
Shennell McCloud | September 10, 2019 | Opinion
More people voting makes for the election of better leaders and the enactment of better policies
Op-Ed: The $14 Billion Key to Clean Energy in New Jersey
Franklin Neubauer | September 9, 2019 | Opinion
The state government should act decisively on initiatives in energy efficiency which could pay big dividends
Op-Ed: Reasons to Protest an Attempt to Stop NJ’s New ‘Dark Money’ Law
David Goodman | September 6, 2019 | Opinion
New Jersey grassroots group will fight Americans for Prosperity’s move against the state’s ‘End Dark Money’ Law
Op-Ed: New Technology Broadens Approach to Healthcare in Trenton
Natalie Terens | September 5, 2019 | Opinion
Health team and partners use online referral tool to address economic and social conditions that can influence well-being
Op-Ed: NJ should give all immigrants access to driver’s licenses
Johanna Calle | September 4, 2019 | Opinion
Beyond helping thousands of immigrants, the move would improve safety by reducing the number of unlicensed drivers
Op-Ed: Isn’t It Time to Get Real About New Jersey’s Energy Master Plan?
Fred Fastiggi | September 3, 2019 | Opinion
If an administration’s EMP confuses vision with genuinely implementable strategic plans, we waste time and money and run the risk of thorny implementation issues
Op-Ed: If NJ Should Divest from Guns, Why Not from Fossil Fuels?
Tina Weishaus | August 14, 2019 | Opinion
It’s puzzling that governor and Senate president have not come out in favor of taking New Jersey pension-plan funds out of fossil fuels, which threaten our very existence
Op-Ed: NJ Needs to Break Gridlock on Autonomous-Car Legislation
Avi Kelin | August 13, 2019 | Opinion
‘Other states are passing us in research and development and our state’s autonomous-car movement is stalling. We need to do more.’
Op-Ed: Camden’s Growth About More than Lower Unemployment
Jonathan Young | August 6, 2019 | Opinion
Camden’s unemployment rate has reached a 30-year low. In 2017, the city also had the highest employment-to-population ratio for 25- to 54-year-olds since 2009
Op-Ed: Addressing Inequities in NJ’s Public Schools Is Moral Imperative
Lamont O. Repollet | August 5, 2019 | Opinion
Education commissioner says state education officials continuously question whether policies and practices create opportunities, not unfair barriers to student learning
Opinion: Can We Afford All This Healthcare Spending?
Richard F. Keevey | August 2, 2019 | Healthcare, Opinion
Healthcare Basics: A series that details the fundamentals of Medicare and Medicaid, two costly programs that play a critical role in keeping millions of Americans healthy
Opinion: Medicare, A Bulwark of Elderly Care Now and Tomorrow
Richard F. Keevey | August 1, 2019 | Healthcare, Opinion
Healthcare Basics: A series that details the fundamentals of Medicare and Medicaid, two costly programs that play a critical role in keeping millions of Americans healthy
Opinion: Medicaid, An Indispensable Program For The Poor Of Our State
Richard F. Keevey | July 31, 2019 | Healthcare, Opinion
Healthcare Basics: A series that details the fundamentals of Medicare and Medicaid, two costly programs that play a critical role in keeping millions of Americans healthy
Opinion: Happy Birthday, Medicare And Medicaid! Keys to Good Health in NJ
Richard F. Keevey | July 30, 2019 | Healthcare, Opinion
Healthcare Basics: A series that details the fundamentals of Medicare and Medicaid, two costly programs that play a critical role in keeping millions of Americans healthy
Op-Ed: Press Corps Shouldn’t Ignore Murphy’s Conflict Of Interest
Mike Lilley | July 24, 2019 | Opinion
The NJEA was a major funder for the ‘dark money’ group that is pushing governor’s millionaires tax
Op-Ed: Making the Case for Clean Energy in Frontline Communities
Laureen M. Boles | July 23, 2019 | Opinion
Prioritizing solar and battery storage in low-income communities and communities of color would create economic opportunities where they’re most needed
Opinion: The Federal Debt Ceiling Is A Farce — Eliminate It
Richard F. Keevey | July 22, 2019 | Opinion
The right time to hold the line on deficit spending is when the budget is drafted
Op-Ed: Health and Safety at Risk if More Gas Pipelines Allowed in NJ
Patty Cronheim | July 19, 2019 | Opinion
Federal safety rules are inadequate and liable to be made weaker by the Trump administration
Op-Ed: Lessons of Newark’s School Construction Successes, Mistakes
Kyle Rosenkrans | July 17, 2019 | Opinion
The state could have built almost twice as many schools for Newark kids if it followed the model of one of the city’s charter schools
Op-Ed: Principles that Should Guide Final Version of NJ’s Energy Master Plan
Scott Weiner | July 15, 2019 | Opinion
‘The enormity of the work required to move the energy master plan from vision to implementation can’t be overstated’
Opinion: NJ’s Health Benefits Liability Increased to $90B — Why and What to Do?
Richard F. Keevey | July 9, 2019 | Opinion
The state’s total health benefit liability rivals its $99.6 billion unfunded pension liability. What’s behind this $54 billion increase? Is it a harbinger of future problems?
Op-Ed: New Jersey’s Higher Education Policy is Misguided
Darryl G. Greer | July 3, 2019 | Opinion
Instead of focusing on student outmigration and free college, we should do a better job educating and graduating the students we currently serve
Op-Ed: Take Action for the Delaware During Plastic-Free July
Sandra Meola | July 2, 2019 | Opinion
Between entanglement, ingestion, and ecosystem damage — plastic pollution impacts marine species both large and small
Op-Ed: Prioritize Local Businesses in Medical Marijuana Licensing
Jeffrey Samuels | July 1, 2019 | Opinion
Small businesses may not have the political clout of regional conglomerates, but they’re hardworking, dependable and uniquely Jersey
Opinion: In Battle with Norcross, Murphy Seizes Moral High Ground
Carl Golden | June 28, 2019 | Opinion
Rookie governor has positioned himself in faceoff with powerbroker as the champion of a fair and open government, guided by integrity
Op-Ed: More Accountability Should Be Endgame for Charter Schools
Donna M. Chiera | June 27, 2019 | Opinion
Illegally or not, charter schools take money for schools and students out of the very communities where it is most needed
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