The Protests and the President

The murder of George Floyd has resulted in protests across the country. Associate Dean Stuart Shapiro discusses the president’s militaristic response to civil disobedience to the protests and the likely electoral implications.

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Trump’s comments on Google show true attitude toward regulation

Last week, President Donald Trump tweeted his unhappiness that Google search results seemed to be favoring sources critical of the president. His chief economic adviser suggested that the administration “is taking a look at whether Google searches should be regulated.” This is the same administration that has continuously touted its record on deregulation. Trump claimed […]

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America needs a permanent solution for paid sick leave

With the federal government’s enactment of an emergency paid sick leave law to help slow COVID-19, the pandemic has put a spotlight on what should be a major policy concern in America. The Trump Administration passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) to extend sick-leave benefits to workers. Still, millions of Americans working in […]

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Opinion: How to Meet the Financial Challenges Facing New Jersey

The state extended the current fiscal year by three months, a very unusual move but permitted under our Constitution. It allows more time to access the revenue impact of the pandemic and develop a strategy for the remainder of this year and next. During this time, the governor must share detailed revenue and expenditure projections with […]

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