Many of New Jersey’s early conservationists were spurred by a crisis, like a beloved open space threatened with an airport, coal plant or more sprawl development.
It amazes me – or maybe at times amuses me – when I see ads and the inducements stores use to attract customers. At this point, they’re using gas credits as a come-on. I do like the ones that advertise health items, “buy one, get one free.” In some instances, I’m definitely partial to certain food products and juices, and I’m always on the alert for ice cream deals.
We’re having a heat wave. A political heat wave. It is so hot, it makes the outside temperature seem like fall is in the air. I dare you to watch the news these days and not be sucked into the black hole of national politics.
The National Grange, the nation’s oldest national agricultural organization, calls on Congress to pass the Motor Vehicle Owners’ Right to Repair Act (HR 1449) on behalf of its more than 200,000 members in order to protect individual vehicle ownership rights, particularly for residents of farming and rural communities.
By Rich Cordivari Violence in the home can lead to violence in the workplace. Employees are at risk for facing workplace violence where they, or their co-workers, are experiencing domestic violence situations. A violent spouse or significant other can come…
In a close vote, the House recently passed a provision that undercuts one of the most successful environmental programs of the decade – one that requires all bulbs — including the incandescent — to achieve higher efficiency levels.
Last week, the Journal of the American Medical Association published a controversial article regarding the status of the approximately two million super-obese children in this country (“State intervention in life-threatening childhood obesity”, Murtagh & Ludwig).
The nation’s 400 richest people have more combined wealth than the 80 million American households that comprise the heart of the middle class plus every American with less. Wealth is more concentrated in a few hands than ever before.
Too often, we elevate the events of the American Revolution to near-mythic status and forget that the real revolutionaries were neither agitators nor hotheads, neither looking for trouble nor trying to start a fight.
As a health insurance broker, and a member of the New Jersey Association of Health Underwriters (NJAHU), I’m often asked by my clients why health insurance premiums seem to be spiraling out of control. The reason the cost of health insurance rises, I tell them, is because the cost of health care keeps rising.