The Land & Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) is the federal government’s main program for open space preservation. Now, after decades of being underfunded, it may finally realize its full conservation potential through a bill approved by a key committee in the House of Representatives.
Imagine being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease. This incurable illness of the brain first manifests itself as low-level weakness and muscle atrophy. Soon you’re unable to stand, get in and out of bed, speak, or swallow food.
Many New Jersey families are struggling to meet their monthly mortgage payments and reports indicate that New Jersey currently ranks 11th in the nation for foreclosure filings.
For the past twenty-four years, it has been my privilege and honor to serve you as Mayor of our great city. I have always believed that you, the people of South Amboy, are our greatest asset and it is you that will continue to advance South Amboy into the 21st century.
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.