Opinion

Continuing To Work For Constituents

In recent months, I have maintained my strong convictions in serving the best interests of the 19th legislative district by focusing on an endless spectrum of constituent services which have included our continued efforts of providing assistance to over 1,500 families in the district facing foreclosure.

EDITORIAL: Truth Matters

RAHWAY—Either somebody is lying or several government entities are acting contrary to the public interest, and although we like reporting good news there are times when citizens need to know the ugly truth in its entirety.

County Residents Needed For Medical Reserve Corps Program

By Ronald G. Rios Middlesex County Freeholder Chairperson, Committee of Public Health and Education It is a well-known fact that Americans volunteer to assist their community after emergencies and disasters. Now that the World Health Organization has declared the current…

Establishing Minimum Standards For The Safety Of Financial Products

Given the urgency and severity of the financial crisis, it is not surprising that most policymakers have to date been focused on here-and-now tactical initiatives to stabilize the financial system, rather than laying the foundation for a more sound and better regulated system in the future.

Teach Your Children Well

Financial illiteracy has become an epidemic. According to a recent report from the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, more than 40 percent of Americans grade themselves a C, D or F on their knowledge of personal finance issues.

The Overlooked Benefits Of General Aviation

Each month, volunteer pilots from Angel Flight Northeast fly patients needing specialized medical care, including chemotherapy and dialysis, to hospitals throughout New Jersey. Many of these patients are from rural areas and would otherwise be hard-pressed to receive the care they need.