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.
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.
There are more than 300,000 rape-related physical assaults against women each year in the US. Nearly one in six women will be the target of an attempted or completed rape in their lifetime
The Brain Injury Association of New Jersey applauds Gov. Christie and the State Legislature for creating a law that requires anyone younger than 18 years old to wear a properly fitted helmet while downhill skiing or snowboarding.
The future of Medicare isn’t just a theoretical problem for New Jersey – it’s a matter of life and death.
National Car Care Month in April is the time of year to give your car some extra attention. Basic maintenance can go a long way toward improving the safety and dependability of your vehicle, plus it helps avoid costly repairs down the line.
Listen to the singsong melodies of a common yellowthroat bird perched on a nearby branch. Savor the fragrant scent of viburnum and bluebell wildflowers blooming from the winter-dormant earth.
On April 13th, hundreds of college students at Rutgers, William Paterson University and other institutions will be joined by labor union members and other community organizations to protest against cuts to education.
Car accidents are the number one killer of teenagers in the United States.
Evidence is rapidly building that hydraulic fracturing, or fracking – a controversial natural gas drilling technique – is far more dangerous to the environment than the natural gas industry or federal regulators want you to know.