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Hart: Lower Drug Cost Act would cost N.J. more than 70K jobs

President Joe Biden was spot on when he recently told Congress that continued investment in research & development is essential to our country’s global leadership and economic security. Yet, Congress is now considering the recently reintroduced...

South Jersey business leader: State needs to press on with offshore wind industry goals

As the world grapples with the urgent need to transition towards cleaner, more sustainable energy sources, New Jersey stands at the forefront of a groundbreaking movement — the development of its offshore wind industry....

The real story: How Camden is embracing economic development

Over the years, we have seen the headlines, we have watched the reports and listened to the salacious broadcasts about Camden city being the most violent, poorest city in the nation. Those ugly narratives...

For LGBTQ+ individuals, estate and family planning come with unique challenges

With the rise of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation and political rhetoric and the complexity of family relationships, it is important for individuals who identify as LGBTQ+ to protect themselves from common pitfalls in estate and family...

‘Green’ builders can do more to reduce our carbon footprint

With scientists from the United Nations reporting this week that climate change will be intensifying over the next 30 years because of our planet’s addiction to fossil fuels, it is now incumbent for all...

Cannabis can’t cure COVID — and other misleading claims

The challenges of public health messaging have been put under the microscope over the past two years. Consumers have been bombarded with misleading and often confusing information, including unsubstantiated claims that cannabis and CBD...

N.J.’s looming utility moratorium nightmare

Carla, a single mother of two school-age children, living in Newark, came to NJ SHARES before the COVID-19 pandemic looking for help with her utility bill. At that time, her arrearage was $300. Now,...

E-bikes: One key to smarter, more competitive N.J. transportation system

If COVID-19 gave us a momentary break from worrying about urban and road congestion, pollution levels or transportation-related climate emissions, that’s over: Travel on our overwhelmed roads has rebounded to pre-COVID levels. Mobility issues...

Youth movement: 2 members of governor’s STEM Scholars Program make plea for public to...

In the last year, more than 20,000 New Jerseyans have died from COVID-19 — more than those who perished from both World Wars, the Korean and Vietnam wars combined. Currently, more than eight in...

N.J. needs true economic plan, growth strategy — now

Last week, Gov. Phil Murphy announced to a room full of New Jersey’s political elite that he was releasing $112 million in CARES Act funding. The governor said a significant portion of these grants would be...

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Coughlin, Singer named NJHA Legislators of the Year

New Jersey Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and state Sen. Robert Singer will be honored along with several others at the New Jersey Health Association's...

Imagine offering training for those looking to become Grief Specialists

Imagine: A Center for Coping with Loss, in Mountainside, said that, in response to the high level of interest in its training courses as...

Modern Meadow, Earthletica collaborate to debut new breathable and waterproof outdoor apparel

Nutley-based Modern Meadow and Earthletica, an Australia-based company focused on sustainable and high-performance activewear, on Friday announced their collaboration on the Bronte Jacket, named...

Inspira Health opens new Behavioral Health Services facility in Salem

A new involuntary Behavioral Health Services facility has opened in Salem County, according to a Friday announcement from Inspira Health. The new addition of involuntary...

ROI Influencers: Banking 2024 — Top 10

Explore the Top 10 most influential leaders in New Jersey's banking sector. These trailblazers are driving innovation, shaping financial strategies and setting new standards...