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A deeper dive: More from SGEDC, NJPP on NJEDA tax incentives controversy

The headlines and talking points were easy: The state spent $11 billion on tax breaks for huge companies — with little to show for it. But is...

Booker lags leading Dems in early 2020 poll from Monmouth, though name recognition is solid

A new Monmouth University Poll on the 2020 presidential election is bad news for President Donald Trump … and the news isn’t so great for New...


The $11B question: Smart Growth coalition, NJPP debate controversial audit of EDA’s tax incentive program

The headlines and talking points were easy: The state spent $11 billion on tax breaks for huge companies — with little to show for it. But is...

Christie’s bold attempt to write his own legacy is met mostly with indifference

The three-part question about former Gov. Chris Christie’s book, “Let Me Finish,” was straightforward: Will it A) help, B) hurt or C) have...


Minimum wage bill speaks to Coughlin’s rising influence

Gov. Phil Murphy has announced he will sign the $15 minimum wage bill Monday, fulfilling a campaign promise and touting the win in coordination with...

Booker makes it official: He’s running for president

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker announced his bid as a Democratic candidate for president in 2020, joining a quickly growing field of candidates seeking to...


$15 minimum wage bill cruises through Legislature

The state Senate and Assembly easily passed the $15 per hour phased-in minimum wage bill Thursday in Trenton, paving the way for the bill to become...

Train tour: Up-close view of tunnel is downright frightening (video)

It was just after he entered the tunnel that connects New Jersey and New York under the Hudson River in an Amtrak theater car — a specialty car...


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