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Big outside money triumphed

Republicans routed Democrats in America’s midterm elections, seizing the majority in the Senate and building their lead in the House even as fewer donors participated in the process and more of the dollars came from secret sources, according to the…

Superfund sites in New Jersey

For decades it was standard practice to dump waste on the ground, in rivers or to leave it out in the open. As a result, thousands of uncontrolled or abandoned contaminated sites were created. Some common contaminated sites include abandoned…

Tax-cutting rhetoric faces test

The outcome of recent elections will shape the direction of state tax policy in 2015 as tax shift proposals appear to be looming in a number of states. In states with budget shortfalls, it may be difficult for elected officials who…