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Who will show up to vote in 2020 presidential election?

When researchers report on gaps in educational attainment and skills, the most frequent discussion is around economic outcomes, including wages, income and wealth. But, as the authors of a 2012 report, “Fault Lines in...

Technology fills critical void as long-term living communities prepare for COVID’s 2nd wave

As we enter the fall season, the chance of resurgence in COVID-19 cases remains top of mind, especially for health care providers. Just like we’ve seen in Britain, France, Germany and other European countries, New...

Why it’s time for state to proceed with autonomous vehicle legislation

Since March, Gov. Phil Murphy and the state Legislature have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic with laws and executive orders addressing such wide-ranging issues as health protocols, restaurant dining, schools and even elections. But...

Transportation accounts for 42% of global warming emissions in N.J. Here’s how electric cars...

Never have the impacts of climate change been so apparent and so impactful in our country. As a deadly wildfire season out West collides with a record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season, ominous-looking photos of red...

Transaction tax will cost U.S. savers, pensioners — and ultimately hurt N.J.

As New Jersey struggles under a large deficit due, in part, to the pandemic, some state legislators believe they have found a path toward fiscal health in a proposed financial transaction tax, or FTT....

N.J. needs to tackle energy costs, now more than ever

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, it may seem as if other important issues have faded from the public eye. In reality, the pandemic means that we must redouble our focus on the day-to-day...

Siekerka: Tax relief can only come when there’s increased spending, needless borrowing and higher...

The year 2020 has been like no other. Yet, it seems nothing changes in Trenton. I was taken aback when Gov. Phil Murphy and legislative leadership presented their agreement on so-called middle-class tax relief —...

Keep it simple, New Jersey: Make budget serve residents

Sometimes, the simpler a problem is made, the clearer the solution becomes. For New Jersey, our most onerous fiscal problem is our unsustainable debt load and unbearably high cost of living. The proposed Fiscal...

STEM programs cost more, but are worth investment for N.J.

In today’s world, technology is both indispensable and inescapable. Just about every facet of our society is changing rapidly due to technological innovation. Whether in health care or communication or finance or transportation or...

Illicit budget raid of Clean Communities fund will gut litter cleanup programs in N.J.

After 40 years in Trenton as a business executive and president of the New Jersey Clean Communities Council, I recognize that these are difficult times for government leaders desperate to find revenue to plug...

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