“Doing more with less” is a recurring theme these days for families and businesses. It’s also true for New Jersey’s state colleges and universities. Step one is figuring out what you’re spending in the first place. In the case of the state colleges, their workers compensation costs are a surprisingly large expense.
As the surveillance state expands around us, entangling us in a web from which there is no escape, what we used to call “privacy” is fast becoming a thing of the past.
If a YMCA or a YMHA were planned for 51 Park Place in Lower Manhattan, two blocks from the Twin Towers’ former site, who would have noticed?
Linden’s form of government is out of date and in need of an overhaul. The City of Linden operates under the Wildwood Act, commonly known as the city form of municipal government, which was established in 1897.
For New Jersey, the Race to the Top was a race nobody won, especially not the students of New Jersey.
Something remarkable happened on November 4, 2008. Despite economic distress, uncertainty and insecurity, voters went to the polls and chose hope over fear electing Barack Obama President of the United States.
If you blinked, you might have missed Senator Blanche Lincoln change what your child likely eats for lunch at school. Recently, in the wake of Elena Kagan’s confirmation, the Senate quickly and unanimously passed Lincoln’s Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.
Why are no Democrats calling for an impeachment after New Jersey lost $400 million in “Race to the Top” funding for public education because Gov. Christie Todd Christie failed to follow instructions on the application?
Lately I’ve been reminded of an old campfire skit. The leader is speaking calmly to the gathered campers when someone races in with arms flailing, shouting: “Help! Help! It’s all around me!” The host reacts with genuine concern: “What’s all around you?!” The intruder smiles, shrugs and replies nonchalantly: “The air.”
I am writing to express my outrage that one of the few nature areas we have left is being paved over. The woods and wetlands comprising much of the D’Annunzio property in the Dismal Swamp are being bulldozed for more overdevelopment.