Pointing out that New Jersey’s budget is “in shambles,” Governor Chris Christie made national news last month pushing for $2 billion in spending cuts just for the remaining four-and-a-half months of fiscal year 2010.
If anyone thought the inauguration of Barack Obama as president, heralded the end of racism in America, they should look no further than the tea party rallies held this weekend.
Chicks are hatching and tulips are poking up shoots across America. But something significant is missing from the springtime landscape: our kids.
My parents are Americans. They are citizens of this great country, which they are proud to call home. They are also immigrants.
The budget speech given on Tuesday by Governor Christie clearly illustrates his priorities – including disproportionately shifting the tax burden away from businesses and the wealthy, and onto New Jersey’s middle class and most vulnerable.
Governor Christie laid out his initial budget plan on Tuesday in his typical take-no-prisoners manner. The pain train is rolling down the tracks.
The soft sell has never been part of his repertoire. His message was clear and so was his intent. What is not clear is whether he will be able to sell it to the public…
Yes…this past Sunday was another ‘Daylight Savings Time’ morning, when we actually lost an hour, so, where exactly was the savings?
In March we look forward – eagerly anticipating the arrival of spring; and we look to the past – celebrating National Women’s History Month. Looking back, we might ask what our pioneer activists in women’s rights would say about tough choices working women still make to keep their families afloat.
As the ravages of winter subside and temperatures rise, there is probably a pothole out there with your name on it. Record cold temperatures, snow and rainfall in many parts of the country have created the perfect storm for the motorists’ dreaded “perils of potholes period.”
State Senator Barbara Buono and CWA union boss Rae Roeder have engaged in a written dispute over public employees pensions.