Emails from election law watchdog reveal fixation on LGBTQ community
LGBTQ rights group Garden State Equality wants Jeff Brindle to resign, saying he shows a "visible contempt" for the community.
Group works to pack the N.J. political pipeline with women
The director of Emerge New Jersey said women collaborate better than men do, making them more effective at governing.
Transparency claims of campaign finance bill are laughable
Gov. Phil Murphy wants the power to unilaterally remake the state's election law watchdog.
Why we need to rethink policing in mental health crises
Continuing to require police officers to respond to mental health crises perpetuates a system that is both ineffective and dangerous, Zellie Thomas writes.
Paterson killing shows our communities continue to be overpoliced and under-resourced
Without transformational changes, Najee Seabrooks' name will not be the last on the lips of advocates and mourners demanding justice, the Rev. Dr. Charles F. Boyer writes.
I teach AP African American Studies. Here’s why the course is important
A teacher of African American Studies in Newark schools explains why the course needs to be taught to students.
Essex Hudson Greenway project will be a ‘transportation masterpiece’
The state of New Jersey should be praised for taking an abandoned rail line and converting it into a walk and bike trail.
A Democratic mayor wants to run against Sen. Menendez. Will the party let him?
Roselle Park Mayor Joe Signorello faces an uphill battle in his bid to grab the Democratic Party's nod against Sen. Bob Menendez in 2024.
A judiciary by and for the politicians
To protect the court system, the public must appreciate what’s at stake when politicians are willing to let the judiciary wilt, Adam Sopko writes.
What it’s like to be transgender
Author Simone Kraus tries to explain what it's like to be a transgender woman living in New Jersey in 2023.
Overregulation hinders New Jersey’s charities
Every dollar a charity has to spend complying with government regulations is money they can't spend aiding people in need, the authors write.
‘Abortion pill’ case signals alarming moment for American women
The anti-abortion movement is overreaching in its zeal to force its will on women of childbearing age, Nancy Colasurdo writes.