How the New Jersey School of Conservation got a new lease on life
The New Jersey School of Conservation has been a pioneer in outdoor education, introducing generations of New Jersey schoolchildren to nature through experiential learning.
N.J. theater manager was ‘ignorant’ in episode involving autistic boy
A woman claims a Hazlet theater manager called the police when she brought her autistic son into the women's room with her.
New Jersey Supreme Court sends correct message on political corruption
The New Jersey Supreme Court does not want to make it harder for prosecutors to go after corrupt politicians. Is the U.S. Supreme Court listening?
Book bans foreshadow more than empty shelves
Even though New Jersey has been a national leader on protecting and expanding civil rights, there have been censorship attempts in towns across the state this year.
Big, ugly win for N.J. Democratic leaders who pushed for campaign finance overhaul
After New Jersey Democrats pushed a major overhaul to our campaign finance laws, the party gets to skate on some alleged violations.
Politicians understand that Swifties are a key demographic
A cursory analysis of social media data seems to support the idea that the use of Taylor Swift’s name in honorary government actions produces a result similar to that of Swift’s endorsements: it drives engagement.
Daniel’s Law is bad for N.J. journalists — and everyone who wants government accountability
Daniel's Law was intended to protect judges and others from being targeted. Instead, it's being weaponized to prevent the public from access to important information about their elected leaders.
The end of affirmative action is as American as chattel slavery
The U.S. Supreme Court has a full commitment to the false and carefully crafted narrative that racial hierarchies no longer exist, Karen Thompson writes.
The Fourth of July is a call to stewardship
With the nation’s 250th birthday just three years away, New Jersey needs to proclaim from the rooftops that this is where the American Revolution happened, writes Patrick Murray.
Offenders with mental health disorders deserve a path back to society
For many offenders in the current system, there is no mechanism to diagnose or impose treatment for mental health, writes the president of the New Jersey State Bar Association.
Legislation would ensure continued New Jersey research dominance
Lawmakers are considering a bill that would immediately pump $90 million more into scientific research and training at state colleges and universities.
Tougher drug penalties are a setback, not a solution
Let's help human beings into and through their addiction recovery instead of locking them up, writes Deric Miller.