Opinion

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…

Preserving Open Space In Woodbridge

By Mayor John McCormac I am pleased to report that the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders recently approved the purchase of two tracts of undeveloped land in Woodbridge Township as part of Middlesex County’s and Woodbridge Township’s open space…

Safety Is A Year-Round Concern

By Assemblyman John Wisniewksi As the month of August comes to an end, thoughts of summer fun are replaced with lengthy to do lists and errands as everyone tries to get ready for the new school year. In September everything…

The Wounded Warrior Workplace Initiative

By Michael M. Shapiro Assemblyman Bob Straniere, a conservative Republican running for the 13th Congressional District seat in New York, recently announced the Wounded Warrior Workplace Initiative, a proposal to encourage the hiring of wounded veterans or their families by…