Race for the breast cancer cure. It sounded like a compassionate thing to do. That is, until I discovered, a few days before the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Perth Amboy on Saturday, Sept. 24, that part of the organization’s proceeds go to Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest provider of abortion services.
More than 1.4 million acres of farmland and open space have been preserved in New Jersey. As voters consider a $400 million November ballot question to continue this effort, they may logically ask: Is this a wise investment?
With more than 1,800 farms preserved in New Jersey, a steadily increasing number of “Preserved Farmland” signs dot our landscape. The signs are no doubt reassuring to those who welcome them as a promise that green farm fields will never give way to residential subdivisions. But those signs hold much more meaning that is not so readily apparent.
As the health care debate continues across the country, many seniors are becoming increasingly confused by the charges and counter-charges on how they would be affected by reforms.
Two lawmakers are locked in a desperate struggle to avoid being expelled by voters in the 22nd Legislative District, where there appears to be a growing mood to ‘throw the bums out.’
With the state’s unemployment rate approaching ten percent, a looming $8 billion state budget deficit and some of the highest property taxes in the nation, it is clear that New Jersey can’t afford to continue doing business as usual.
The Tire Industry Association strongly urges Congress to pass the Motor Vehicle Owners’ Right to Repair Act (HR 2057) to ensure that car owners and their trusted repair shops have the same access to safety alerts and repair information as the franchised new car dealer network.
When we finally get far enough down the road on health care reform, it will become clear that a driving force in the intensity of the fight was a heart attack. Not the medical kind. The political kind.
When I was a kid, some six decades ago, Halloween was one of the most enjoyable holidays other than Christmas.
If you’ve ever heard your child say things like, “I can’t do it,” or “I’ll never figure this out,” during homework time, you’ve probably wondered how you can help him or her overcome such feelings of self-doubt and frustration.