Study mark cities on the rise in New Jersey

by Kamran Rosen for NerdWallet  For a state that represents less than 1% of the America’s total landmass, New Jersey is big when it comes to business. The Garden State’s strength comes from industries ranging from pharmaceuticals and biotech to tourism and…

State judicial elections for sale

By September 11, 2014, more than $3.1 million had already been spent on TV ads for state supreme court primaries and off-cycle elections, according to estimates provided by Kantar Media/CMAG and released byJustice at Stake, a nonpartisan group working to keep the courts fair…

NJ lacking oversight as profiteers exploit children, disabled & elderly

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – According to a new study released in by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, the state of New Jersey is placing some of its most vulnerable people – children, the disabled, and the elderly – at…

America’s ‘Justice Gap’ reflects cowardice and fear

Eighty percent of low income people have trouble obtaining legal representation or otherwise accessing the civil court system to protect their property, family, and livelihood. The foreclosure crisis exemplifies how this lack of access can lead to financial losses that…

Departing Attorney General pleased by court on Texas & Wisconsin voter laws

In two legal victories for voting rights Thursday evening, a district court ruled in favor of the federal Justice Department’s lawsuit against Texas’ voter identification law, while the U.S. Supreme Court voted 6-3 to block implementation of Wisconsin’s new ID law. “We are extremely…

The Manufactured Crisis: Security tattletale has GOP links

The person responsible for telling Republicans in Congress that a White House volunteer was implicated in a Colombian hooker scandal has ties to a GOP governor now running for re-election. Florida Governor Rick Scott appointed David C. Nieland to the…

Christie campaigning for failed Republicans

Governor Chris Christie is at it again, campaigning for failed Republican governors across the country instead of taking care of his own economic mess at home, according to the Democratic Party. Today Christie is in Pennsylvania campaigning with Governor Tom…

Pentagon honors civilians for eliminating Syrian chemical weapons

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — Department of Defense officials honored 45 Army civilians who voluntarily deployed to the Mediterranean Sea to destroy Syria’s declared chemical weapons stockpile in a ceremony yesterday. U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center mission commander Tim Blades…

Fleetwood Mac adding shows to tour

Rock legends Fleetwood Mac will be adding at least 28 more dates to their already scheduled 40-city ON WITH THE SHOW tour, including an additional performance at Newark’s Prudential Center on February 8, 2015. The band is scheduled to perform at…