Weinberg’s legacy: People before party

As someone who had spent a few years in Trenton, Sabeen Masih wasn’t surprised when she read the story last December detailing how women working in the political world were frequent subjects of sexual...

Murphy’s State of State fails to address only issues that matter

“My fellow New Jerseyans: I don’t need to tell you these are different times … so, this is a different kind of speech.” This is how Gov. Phil Murphy began his State of the State...

Why Lalevee thinks Biden’s pick for Labor (Boston Mayor Walsh) is big plus for...

Forgive Greg Lalevee if he’s a little bit excited about the prospects for organized labor during President-elect Joe Biden’s administration. That’s what happens when a “union guy” is named as the labor secretary designee. Lalevee,...

Medina’s picture-perfect scenario: Minority business groups working together — and with N.J.

Carlos Medina loves to look at the picture that sits in his office. It offers him a friendly reminder of the past — and a glorious vision of what could be the future. Medina, the...

How do you teach when the textbook — the U.S. Constitution — comes to...

Ben Dworkin was going over some of the final details of the syllabubs for his spring semester class Wednesday afternoon when our nation’s Capitol was breached. For the director of the Rowan Institute for...

Palatucci, N.J.’s top RNC official, faces his toughest challenge

As he drove the final 50 miles or so of his 14-hour trek to Amelia Island, Georgia — site of the winter meetings of the Republican National Committee — Bill Palatucci very well knew...

Why Gateway Tunnel project, step closer to reality, is more than just transportation play

Apparent victories by the two Democratic candidates in the U.S. Senate runoff elections in Georgia did more than just swing control of the Senate to the Democratic Party this week. They likely eliminated the...

Here’s what (and who) outmigration reports miss about N.J.

You usually count on the two things from Brandon McKoy, the president of New Jersey Policy Perspective: Being liberal or progressive in his views; Stating those views with facts and figures — not fury. So,...

Murphy veto of bill expanding options for bars/restaurants is unnecessary blow to small business

Eric Orlando, the executive director of the Brewers Guild of New Jersey, wanted to be diplomatic. He heaped plenty of praise on Gov. Phil Murphy and his administration on actions they have taken regarding...

Another year, another exodus: N.J. leads nation in outmigration for 3rd straight year, study...

We’re not sure what’s more fun: Reporting on the annual migration study by United Van Lines or watching the spin/outrage/debate that follows after it is revealed that New Jersey — for the third consecutive...

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Murphy thrilled unemployment claims dropped by 20%

Unemployment numbers in New Jersey have been on a more or less steady increase for the past 10 months, as COVID-19 continues to wreak...

Is it time to reconsider regional reopening plan?

New Jersey Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Bracken said he had little hope when his organization approached Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration about a regional...

For Murphy, aides’ N.J.-D.C. shuttle means more hope for Gateway Tunnel project

Gov. Phil Murphy spoke glowingly of the state-level officials that are heading to Washington, D.C., for roles in President Joe Biden’s administration. “We’re going to...

Want to buy property in Newark? Website for Land Bank is now open

In an effort to increase homeownership and property ownership in Newark, Invest Newark has launched a dedicated website for the Newark Land Bank, which...

JLL arranges $90M+ in financing for 2 of Ironstate’s Hoboken properties

JLL Capital Markets has arranged more than $90 million in financing for two multihousing properties in Hoboken’s Shipyard neighborhood, it said Friday. JLL worked on...