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Op-Ed: Legalizing Marijuana Puts New Jersey Adolescents at Risk

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We owe it to ourselves to be educated and informed about what recreational marijuana legalization will...


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Byrne Bows out of Key Investment Panel as Murphy Puts His Stamp on It

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Son of former governor satisfied he helped draw attention to state pension system’s huge unfunded...


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Sorting Out District 2’s Crowded Field of Contenders

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Seven candidates — four Democrats and three Republicans — are vying for a chance at the...


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Newark Health Centers Working to Reduce Health Disparities

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Addressing the massive gaps in maternal health and infant mortality between black and white women and...


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Poor Security of NJ Election System and Russian Hackers Prompt Move to Revamp

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No agreement on best voting machines, but consensus that they should allow for a paper trail so that...


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Murphy Signing Radically Alters NJ’s Energy Policies, Protects Nuclear

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Governor puts signature to bill calling for half of the state’s electricity to come from renewable...


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Op-Ed: Comprehensive High Schools, a Key Piece of the Vo-Tec Puzzle

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Even if a $500 million bond issue for career and technical education goes through, comprehensive high...


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Newark Chooses One of Its Own to Serve as District Super

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After more than two decades of state control of its schools, New Jersey’s largest city names Roger...


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Lawmakers Seek Another Route to Raise Pay for Home Healthcare Workers

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No one begrudges paying those on the front lines of personal care $19 an hour, but no one seems to know...


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Is New Jersey’s Gas Tax About to be Pumped Up?

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Projections suggest revenue from the tax may not generate enough to meet annual target for funding transportation...


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Critical Data for Primary Decisions

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From in-depth assessments of candidates and contests to at-a-glance overviews of legislative districts,...


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Putting Primary Candidates in Place: Who's Got a Shot at NJ's Senate Seat?

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It’s been a low-key campaign thus far, but the contenders could catch fire — especially...


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Clean Sweep for PSEG: Gas Pipelines, Nuclear Subsidies, Renewable Energy

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BPU pledges to be careful on costs to consumers, who will shoulder the burden of subsidies and infrastructure...


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Op-Ed: Why Free Community College Is Right for New Jersey

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Traditional grants and scholarships no longer keep college affordable. ‘Bold action,’ as Gov. Murph...


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Slim Prospects: The Reality for Several Challengers to Congressional Incumbents

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Dozens of candidates are running in the June primary elections. Some of the races are hotly contested,...


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