Tapping The Strategic Oil Reserve Is Bad STRATEGY

As the price of gasoline continues to rise, many politicians and commentators are calling for President Obama to open the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) in an effort to lower national gasoline prices. Their rationale, they believe, is that tapping SPR will lower gasoline prices and stabilize energy markets. Opening SPR would be a foolish move for a number of reasons.

ORVs & Public Land NOT Perfect Together!

One of the biggest threats to New Jersey’s public land is illegal off-road vehicle (ORV) riding. The Pinelands Preservation Alliance has been on the front lines of addressing this problem for years, and has come up with a 12-point plan to protect the public lands of this state we’re in.

Police Training Center Courses

The recently renovated, state-of-the-art Middlesex County Police Training Center in Edison is home to an impressive list of specialized training courses designed to help local law enforcement better protect and serve the residents of Middlesex County and beyond.

Tax Day – Time To Examine How Our Money Is Spent

As Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes said, “Taxes are the price we pay for a civilized society.” It costs money to make this country hum. Anyone can see that it would be impossible to have roads crisscrossing the country, federal jails and courts, national parks and monuments, environmental protection that has no boundaries, and a whole raft of other essential services without a nationwide system in which we all have a stake.

Slower Fertilizers = Cleaner Waters

In the midst of the snowiest winter in recent memory, few of us were thinking about lawns and gardens. But on a chilly day in January when New Jersey lawns were blanketed in white, Governor Christie signed into law the nation‘s toughest fertilizer bill, aimed at protecting our waters – and the creatures living in them – from the damaging effects of chemical nutrients.