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New Jersey leading the nation in poverty

New Jersey Policy Perspective (NJPP) released a new report that says the Garden State experienced the largest increase in poverty and child poverty in the nation last year. The progressive think tank also found that New Jersey has recovered only 40…

Women’s Center offering free workshops

Milltown, NJ – The Women’s Center at Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County (JFS) is offering free workshops for Fall 2014: October/November – Courses are being offered in Microsoft Word, LinkedIn, and Outlook, as well as beginning computer training for individuals…

State and local tax deductions at risk

Many temporary federal tax provisions expired at the end of 2013 and while policymakers have routinely extended many of these provisions over the past decade, action on a package of “extenders” in 2014 remains uncertain. Among the expired provisions is the…

Democracy in action, November 2014

All 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives are contested, along with 36 of the 100 U.S. Senate seats and hundreds of local or state offices in the upcoming elections. Voting rules vary from state to state, but now is the time to…