New NJ property tax guide, authored by Bloustein School expert, answers everyday questions for homeowners

The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) and New Jersey Realtors recently released a comprehensive guide for New Jersey residents for understanding property taxes. The publication, “New Jersey Homeowner’s Guide to Property Taxes,” answers everyday questions homeowners have about how their home’s value is assessed, how their tax bill is created and where tax dollars get allocated. […]

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Bloustein Local helps NJ local governments manage cyber risks

Any organization with an online presence, or any individual who is online, is constantly threatened by cyber-attacks perpetrated by criminals trying to steal information that can be sold. New Jersey municipal governments are no exception, and the Bloustein Local Government Research Center at Rutgers University has been assisting New Jersey’s local governments as they look to improve their technological […]

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First annual Health Administration Case Competition enjoys success

Megan Coakley EJB ’18 contributed to this article. The Future Healthcare Administrators and the Bloustein School held the first Case Study Competition on April 14. The competition encouraged students to use the information learned in class and apply that knowledge to real-world scenarios in order to solve problems present in today’s workplaces and communities. FHA […]

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Voorhees Transportation Center, NJTPA are recipients of APA National Planning Achievement Public Outreach award

The American Planning Association’s (APA) National Planning Awards annually recognize outstanding efforts in planning and planning leadership. This year, the awards committee recognized five Excellence recipients, and honored an additional 16 recipients with Achievement awards. The Achievement awards recognize good planning work in different areas. The Innovations in Public Engagement public outreach program developed by […]

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Dr. Richard J. Jackson, pediatrician and health policy expert, to present “Empowering Healthier Policies at the State and Local Levels,” May 1

Dr. Richard J. Jackson, a pediatrician and professor emeritus from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, will present the Gov. James J. Florio Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture, “Empowering Healthier Policies at the State and Local Levels,” on Tuesday, May 1 at the Bloustein School. The lecture is free and open to the public and […]

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Balancing the growth of NJ’s charter schools and public education

New Rutgers report finds New Jersey charter schools have grown significantly in enrollment and financial impact over the last decade yet continue to enroll a fundamentally different student population than the districts where their students reside New Jersey charter schools have seen a dramatic increase in enrollment and the funding that they receive from New […]

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Van Horn Appointed to New Jersey Jobs and Economic Opportunity Council

Carl Van Horn, Distinguished Professor and director of the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, has been appointed to the newly created New Jersey Jobs and Economic Opportunity Council. Established by Governor Phil Murphy, the council will provide Governor Murphy with economic advice and recommendations for stimulating job growth and workforce development in New […]

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NJ jobs: Jersey Shore employers put out help-wanted signs

Trade, transportation and utilities, a sector that includes retailers, lost 1,400 jobs last month. Rutgers University economist James W. Hughes said it could be a sign retailers in the digital age are hiring fewer workers for their bricks-and-mortar stores. Still, New Jersey has slowly but surely rebounded from the Great Recession, overcoming superstorm Sandy, Fort […]

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Transition2018: Bloustein faculty, staff, alumni will have an impact on New Jersey’s future

Carl Van Horn, Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Director of the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development and a widely recognized expert on workforce, human resources, and employment policy issues with extensive experience in public and private sector policymaking, was named Senior Advisor to the Transition for Strategy and Policy and will also serve as a co-chair of the Stronger and Fairer Economy […]

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