Media Coverage

Will Republican women, men stand against misogyny? | Opinion

…. in the political sphere, dismissing women, feeling comfortable ridiculing and diminishing them, abusing them verbally, has been going on for a long time, violating any sane standard for acceptable behavior. But now, what may have once been thought, even ‘uttered under the breath,’ as they say, is out in the open — and abundant […]

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We Must Rescue Health Insurance for Small Businesses and Their Workers | Opinion

Small employers are at the cross-currents of pandemic-driven forces. Many small businesses rely on face-to-face interactions, and few have deep pockets to weather shutdowns and stalled demand. The revenue freefall that businesses have experienced over the last five months makes sustaining payments for health insurance coverage challenging if not impossible. Yet, at a time when […]

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In tight times, towns must embrace shared services | Editorial

State and local revenues have cratered since New Jersey was slammed by the coronavirus, and the need to cut costs by sharing municipal services has taken on a greater meaning.  Data from the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) shows that Gov. Murphy is serious about shared services. … Murphy is hardly alone: In 2018, Senate President Steve Sweeney’s […]

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Selling bonds to balance New Jersey’s budget is a big mistake

It is a mistake for the governor and the Legislature to sell bonds to balance the fiscal year 2021 budget. Not only is it prohibited by the New Jersey Constitution but, more important, it is bad public policy and will ruin the state’s finances for years. Opinion by Richard Keevey, NJSpotlight, July 16, 2020

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