BY ANIBAL RAMOS Now that Newark Mayor Cory Booker has won a seat in the U.S. Senate, many people are wondering how the state’s biggest city will fare in a post-Booker era. One fact about Newark that got lost in the fog of campaign rhetoric is that we have worked hard over the last seven years to put our fiscal house in order.Read More >
By Assemblyman Reed Gusciora
Recently, Gov. Chris Christie appealed the decision by a Mercer County Superior Court judge to allow same-sex marriages to begin in New Jersey on Oct. 21, and followed it up with an emergent application to the court to stop any same-sex marriage ceremonies until the state Supreme Court reviews the case.Read More >
By Michael Ehrenreich
It takes quite a bit to get me outraged. I am a busy dermatologist in Millburn, NJ, tending to the rashes and wrinkles of my community. I don’t write Op-Ed pieces or spend my weekends in political protest. When Thomas Jefferson wrote that “a little rebellion now and then is a good thing,” he was not envisioning me.Read More >
By Ronald Bakley
Rutgers University’s disciplinary policy, or lack thereof, affecting their police officers violates several State and Federal Laws, not to mention Supreme Court decisions affording all employees certain rights under the Department of Labor and State Statute.Read More >
By Assemblyman John S. Wisniewski
Summer vacations have ended. Students across the country are returning to the classroom and with schools reopening, traffic patterns are changing.
School buses are back on the road in force, parents are driving children to and from school and pedestrian traffic in school zones has increased. For all these reasons, the start of the new school year is an important time to remind ourselves and our children about the rules of the road.Read More >
By Bob Klausner
Fox Rothschild Partner, Real Estate Group
In the past, New Jersey has deserved its reputation as a state which is “over regulated” and not conducive for business. Traditionally, the state has been burdened with high taxes, high cost of living, and has offered few incentives to retain businesses in the state or to attract new companies from neighboring states.Read More >
By Darryl R. Isherwood
The first thing I noticed was the smell.
It wasn't a sickening smell of death and destruction that some of the more graphic accounts had described. It was the smell of burning wires magnified 100 fold. From the first breath, it stuck in your throat and made your voice raspy.Read More >
In 2009, the late John Sheridan, CEO of Cooper University Hospital in Camden, testified at a hearing regarding how to strengthen employer-based health care.Read More >
Bergen County Freeholder forum mostly convivial, but at times confrontational TEANECK - The Bergen County freeholder forum on Tuesday night was a relatively collegial affair until the final two minutes on the 90-minute event. Republican freeholder candidate Robert Avery, flanked by fellow GOP freeholder candidate Bernadette Coghlan-Walsh, referred to...
By JEFF BRINDLE It is critical that the Legislature soon enact a pending bill that would ensure the state’s Gubernatorial Public Financing Program is available in the event of a special election for governor. Not only is there no current legal... Read More >
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