Back-to-School Tips For Students & Parents Paying College Expenses

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Whether you’re a recent graduate going to college for the first time or a returning student, it will soon be time to get to campus – and payment deadlines for tuition and other fees are not far behind.

Audit Shows Port Authority Spends Millions On Overtime Costs

NEW YORK — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is spending millions of dollars on overtime despite management’s claims that their business model makes fiscal sense, according to an audit released Wednesday by New York Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.

Dems Introduce Bill To Encourage College Grads To Stay In NJ

TRENTON – Assembly Democrats Connie Wagner, Peter J. Barnes and Pamela Lampitt on Tuesday touted new legislation to encourage New Jersey’s best and brightest college graduates to stay in New Jersey to start their careers.

Advocacy Group Launches Website Highlighting Deficit Committee Members’ Voting Records

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Strengthen Social Security Campaign, a coalition of liberal groups including as well as a number of labor unions, launched a webpage today that provides information about all 12 members of the powerful Joint Select Committee on Budget Deficit Reduction.

Back-To-School Budgeting Tips

The days when you could send your kids off to the first day of school with a lunchbox and a hug are long gone. Today’s back-to-school preparations likely include filing out piles of pre-enrollment paperwork, lining up carpools and, of course, the dreaded shopping excursions for clothes and school supplies.

Dems Urge Republicans To Put Jobs 1st In Deficit Reduction Plans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A day after Republicans in the House and Senate announced their picks for the Joint Select Committee to recommend ways to reduce the federal deficit as part of the debt ceiling compromise, New Jersey’s two senators and 21 other Senate Democrats asked them to put jobs first.

Ten Tax Tips For Individuals Who Are Moving This Summer

Summertime is a popular time for people with children to move since school is out. Moving can be expensive, but the IRS offers 10 tax tips on deducting some of those expenses if your move is related to starting a new job or a new job location.

Conference to Explore NJ’s Historic Pension Changes

NEWARK – The historic changes made to New Jersey’s public employee pension and benefits system will be the focus of a Sept. 30 forum sponsored by Rutgers University’s School of Public Affairs and Administration and the Hall Institute of Public Policy – New Jersey.