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NJ Politics Digest: Are Millennials Actually Fleeing the State?

A new study by the advocacy group New Jersey Policy Perspectives found that while residents 18 to 39 are fleeing the state, it’s no greater than anytime in the last 14 years, according to a report by NJBiz.com. And it’s no different than the number of people their age...

Can New Jersey’s Dying Malls Be Saved?

It’s widely believed that online shopping poses the greatest threat to New Jersey’s malls. Retail forecaster Forrester predicts that Web sales will constitute 11 percent of total U.S. retail this year, up from 8 percent in 2013. That doesn’t seem like a huge chunk, so...

Shrinking School Districts in NJ a Sign of Millennial Shift?

The declining school populations in part reflect a wider trend of depopulation of the outer-ring suburbs that is playing out across New Jersey and the Northeastern United States, according to Professor James Hughes, a senior faculty fellow at the Edward J. Bloustein...

NJ used to have more immigration than today

James Hughes, a Rutgers University professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, said New Jersey’s broad diversity is nothing new. At the start of the 19th Century, more than 25 percent of the state’s population was foreign-born. Back...

Only 2 NJ towns don't have any immigrants

According to James Hughes, a Rutgers University professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, immigrants made up more than 25 percent of the Garden State’s population at the beginning of the 20th Century. NJ1015.com, June 26, 2017

Latino and Asian immigrants pump nearly $100 billion into NJ economy

James Hughes, a Rutgers University professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of planning and public policy, pointed out that “a lot of Asian immigrants were drawn here by the pharmaceutical industry, particularly pharmaceutical research, so they’ve been a presence...

Slow-growing metro Philly falls to No. 7 nationally

Although residents have moved out, nearly 50,000 immigrants came to the city of Philadelphia in the same time period - and their numbers, experts said, are what counterbalance other losses, as in other Eastern cities. "What's keeping us from declining, for the most...

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