Opinion

Toss Up: Corzine or Christie?

By Michael M. Shapiro Gov. Corzine may have an upside down 40%-51% approval rating; however, he is still in a dead heat with current United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Chris Christie, in a hypothetical matchup for…

Act Now To Protect New Jersey Families

by Arthur Londensky Unprotected high-rise buildings in New Jersey pose serious risks of loss of life, injury and economic strain for thousands of New Jersey residents and firefighters. Recently, the Department of Community Affairs passed on proposed high-rise fire sprinkler…

It IS Back To The House For Andrews

By Michael M. Shapiro On June 5, I wrote a column about the stinging double-digit defeat Congressman Andrews suffered at the hands of Senator Frank Lautenberg in the June Democratic Primary and asked, “Is it back to the House for…

Pension Reforms Delayed!

By Michael M. Shapiro On June 23, the New Jersey State Legislature enacted several reforms to the state’s pension system which are still awaiting Gov. Corzine’s signature to make them into law. The reforms include raising the retirement age from…