Richard Keevey

Newark Public Schools May Ask Taxpayers for $1 Billion Bond

The Superintendent of the Newark Board of Education may soon ask taxpayers to foot a $1 billion bond in order to upgrade buildings.  Superintendent Roger Leon made the announcement during a recent school board retreat, surprising observers because of the...

No Way To Run a $6 Billion Enterprise

Rich Keevey makes a case for eliminating the debt ceiling and budgeting properly in this latest opinion piece in PA Times. "There have been 47 [Continuing Resolutions] CRs between 2010 and 2022, ranging in duration from 1 to 176 days. On three occasions no CR was...

NJ needs a Sweeney budget center at Rowan

The policy center’s advisory board, which Sweeney will chair, already includes a stellar roster of economics and fiscal policy talent, including Thomas J. Healey, senior fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and former assistant secretary of the U.S....

New Jersey’s Budget Surplus

This time last year, New Jersey's fiscal reality was grim. This year, the state has an $11 BILLION surplus. NJ Spotlight News' Joanna Gagis talks with Bloustein School senior policy fellow/executive in residence and former New Jersey Office of Management and Budget...

The love story of two Irish immigrants is a lesson on America | Opinion

This is a sad story with a happy ending. It is a story of a young Irish girl who came to America — under a cloud of suspicion to some, but a savior to her family. She came in steerage, sick to her stomach.   It is also a story of a young Irish lad who was placed...

Commemorating Constitution Day and Remembering its Architects

The U.S. Constitution was approved 232 years ago today; its ratification was made possible by the efforts of four resolute patriots September 17 is Constitution Day. It marks the 232nd anniversary of the approval of the United States Constitution. The work of the...


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Jersey City Alumni Mixer

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Join us for an alumni mixer in #JerseyCity on Thursday, June 6th at Zeppelin Hall Biergarten. Parking for Zeppelin Hall is FREE - more information can be found here: This […]