Opinion

Congress Must Be Careful with Tax Reform

As American businesses struggle to recover from the recession, Congress will soon consider changes to the tax code that could seriously undermine any recovery. While we applaud lawmakers for recognizing that aspects of our federal tax system are not functioning, we urge Congress to be careful with a piecemeal approach to tax reform and to reject the proposed repeal of deferral, “check-the-box,” and foreign tax credits for American companies with operations abroad.

Rolling The Vaccine Dice

As a layman with no special knowledge about communicable diseases, I have nonetheless been struck by the drumbeat of scare mongering coming out of the World Health Organization and our government regarding “Swine Flu.” My reasoning is simple. Ordinary flu kills some 36,000 Americans annually and its victims are frequently the elderly and those in poor health.

Make A Splash At Riverpalooza

When you’re looking to cool off on a hot summer day, you may be thinking that relief is just a dip away, in one of New Jersey’s countless rivers, streams, creeks or lakes. But many waterways are polluted or filled with unsightly debris. You can help change that on Saturday, Aug. 8, by participating in “Riverpalooza.”