NJ about to subtract one of its tiniest towns in rare merger

The borough of Pine Valley in Camden County has already voted to consolidate into Pine Hill. The disappearing town has 21 residents – barely one for each hole on the main course at Pine Valley Golf Club, one of the top golf courses in the world and the borough’s...

North Jersey owes $273 million in retirement payouts

Marc Pfeiffer, assistant director of the Bloustein Local Government Research Center at Rutgers University, said payouts were once a benefit for public employees whose salaries were typically lower than those of their private-sector counterparts. And being able to bank...

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., June 26, 2017

Rutgers study finds local governments use outdated technology

But local government agencies and other organizations can become technologically proficient to understand and manage their technology risks, according to the Bloustein Local Government Research Center. As stated by the center, there are six interrelated categories of...

Interactive Map: On the Trail of New Jersey's Tax-Exempt Properties

"One problem is not so much the amount of property exempt from taxation but the distribution of these exemptions," wrote Donald A. Krueckeberg, then a professor of urban planning and associate dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at...


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