One crucial lesson from the BP oil spill is that measures to speed licensing, cut corners on safety and undermine regulation can lead to tragic consequences.
The U.S. Supreme Court will soon hear the case of Snyder v. Phelps, a case that tests the limits of the First Amendment’s protections for free speech.
They used to say the truth shall set you free. These days it might get you fired. Apparently, stumbling onto the truth is a grave offense in the Republican Party. Ask Michael Steele, its chairman.
With the Deepwater Horizon oil spill doing long-term damage to commercial fishing, wildlife, and tourism, perhaps the bubble of our ocean fantasies has finally burst.
Over the last half century, the government has repeatedly kept information secret because it would be embarrassing.
New Jersey’s state parks are getting greener. Fourteen are scheduled for energy-efficient capital improvements. Greener energy in the parks means a greener environment … and more of the other kind of green left in taxpayer pockets.
Governor Christie is again advocating for increased privatization in the state government. The governor released a report that called for leasing out management of all 58 of New Jersey’s state parks.
The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce, the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce and small business organizations and owners across this country want Wall Street Reform. But you wouldn’t know that from the attention the media gives to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which is the mouthpiece for the big financial institutions that oppose reform.
My mom always called me a “noticer.” This summer, as I venture outdoors, I’m noticing that certain wild things – things I recall from dog days past – have gone missing.
This is a devastating day for children and public education in New Jersey. On the heels of more than $1.3 billion in cuts to public education, the Legislature and the governor have put an ill-conceived and shortsighted policy in place that will prevent our public schools from ever climbing out of the hole that has been dug for them by the state.