Commentary

Casino workers deserve a workplace free from deadly secondhand smoke

BY: - November 28, 2022

Casino workers are literally sick and tired of being forced to choose between their health and earning a paycheck, writes Atlantic City casino dealer Nicole Vitola.

Gritty, Elmo and Mayor McCheese for Congress — why do people throw their votes away on write-ins?

BY: - November 25, 2022

When choosing between two or more candidates for public office, some voters opt for none and write in a personal choice. Why?

From Stonewall to Club Q, we continue to fight for our lives

BY: - November 25, 2022

In the six years since the Pulse nightclub attack, this country has been fueled by hatred, racism, homophobia, and xenophobia, Brielle Winslow-Majette writes.

Push for fusion voting in New Jersey didn’t end with Rep. Tom Malinowski’s loss

BY: - November 22, 2022

Polls say we are fed up with America's political system — is fusion voting the answer?

New Jersey’s outrageous delay on finalizing anti-bribery law

BY: - October 28, 2022

Gov. Phil Murphy and the state Senate are in a standoff over Murphy's suggested tweaks to a public corruption bill.

Top Republicans embrace Marjorie Taylor Greene’s violent rhetoric

BY: - October 20, 2022

Top Republicans nationwide are happy to bask in Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s malevolent glow

Indian Child Welfare Act faces test before the U.S. Supreme Court

BY: - October 10, 2022

The constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act will be challenged in the U.S. Supreme Court in hearings starting next month.

On ‘disgusting’ report about women’s soccer, Governor Murphy’s silence is troubling

BY: - October 7, 2022

Gov. Phil Murphy should be transparent about what he knew about the conduct of the now-former coach of his women's soccer team.

Women’s (In)Equality Day: The fight for the ballot, our bodies, and democracy

BY: - August 26, 2022

New Jersey lawmakers must pass the Reproductive Equity Act and same-day voter registration, says the president of the League of Women Voters of New Jersey

Between two acronyms, a world of difference for New Jersey solar power

BY: - August 16, 2022

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities’ new program for solar projects has been a disaster, argues an official with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

My parents won’t let me get vaccinated. N.J. should let me do it anyway

BY: - August 8, 2022

Teens 14 and up should be able to get a COVID-19 vaccine without their parents' consent, argues a New Jersey high school student.

Abortion-rights victory shakes Kansas political landscape from roots to branches

BY: - August 3, 2022

The failure of the anti-abortion amendment in Kansas on Tuesday was more than a single election result. It was an earthquake.