Opinion

Why Apartment Tenants Should Vote Democrats For Change

Elizabeth apartment dwellers should strongly consider voting “Democrats For Change” in the up-coming election to offset the anti-tenant, pro-landlord history of the Bollwage Administration in Elizabeth and of the superior court in Boss Lesniak’s Union County.

No Gas Tax Hike

The Transportation Trust Fund is going bankrupt. The 1985 vote on the TTF received more ‘No’ votes than ‘Yes’ votes but a dependent Court ruled that it had passed! This makes the TTF illegitimate.

First, Do No Harm

As a psychology professor I teach students who plan to be practitioners of social science. They have been moved with compassion by the problems so many people face, such as being in a painful marriage or having a child with developmental challenges.

Cutting “In Lieu” Payment Breaks Faith

With New Jersey’s unprecedented budget deficit, Governor Chris Christie is proposing unprecedented spending cuts. But cutting and possibly phasing out the Payment in Lieu of Taxes program breaks trust with the public and will discourage towns from protecting their critical open spaces and natural lands.

New EPA Rule is An Unrealistic Way to Protect Homeowners from Lead

Unless you’re a building professional or in a related field, chances are you have no idea about a federal law enacted April 22. In all probability, if your home was built before 1978, the law just further reduced the value of your home.

Medicare Payment Board Needs Fixing

Those who opposed the healthcare bill are currently debating whether “repeal and replace” should be the clarion call in the coming election. Regardless of how this debate turns out, those in favor of doing better should focus their immediate attention to identifying and fixing the most harmful parts of the legislation.