State of New Jersey

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Op-Ed: Can We Have Recreational Marijuana Dispensaries, Please?

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With good local ordinances, there’s no reason adult access to the drug can’t be made easy,...


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Murphy Calls for Bergen County Sheriff to Go, After Racist Remarks Caught on Tape

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WNYC obtained a secret recording of Sheriff Michael Saudino speaking offensively about black people...


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Utilities in NJ to Be Let Get More Aggressive Trimming Trees, Clearing Vegetation?

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Massive power outages during spring storms precipitated review of utilities’ rights to manage...


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Foreclosures Way Down In NJ, New Proposals for Ways to Ease Process Further

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Numbers have been reduced to fewer than 28,000 but report recommends many improvements, including counseling...


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Murphy Rows in With Continuing State Oversight of Atlantic City

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Takeover won’t end any time soon, as new report points to ongoing ‘fiscal, operational,...


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Sarlo Announces Money-Saving Reforms of Public-Employee Medical Claims

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Move, coming hot on the heels of governor’s benefit reform plan, is held out as potentially saving...


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Hudson County Launches Pilot to House Chronically Homeless

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Initiative melds rental vouchers and intensive support services from two hospitals to help get homeless...


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Menendez Accuses His GOP Challenger of Running ‘Deceptive Campaign’

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New Jersey’s senior senator says this election contest is more negative than he expected


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Op-Ed: Pallone Needs to Help Reform Renewable Fuel Standard

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Adding ethanol to gasoline is a perfect example of unintended environmental and economic consequences


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Natural Gas Utility Gets Go-Ahead for $135M Energy-Efficiency Measures

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NJNG will extend its popular SaveGreen Project and offer residential, commercial, and industrial customers...


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Poll: Should PARCC Testing Stay or Should It Go?

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The standardized test of NJ public school students has been controversial from the get-go. Opponents...


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Federal Grant Helps Rutgers Assess Truth in Advertising for Tobacco Products

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University and academic partners will share $18 million grant to study impact of cigarette advertising,...


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Governor Positive of Better Days Ahead for NJ Transit, Tackling Thorniest Issues

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After another difficult summer for commuters, Murphy says his administration is ‘obsessed’...


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Op-Ed: Continuity of Care Is Good Medicine for Patients — and Doctors

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Unfortunately, the trend is for less continuity and more fragmentation. As a result, the patient-physician...


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Stalled by Budget Mix-Up, State Funding Now in Offing to Help Local Media

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Aim is to foster local journalism in New Jersey and fill the void created by newspaper cutbacks. $5...


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