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Students’ favorite fictional characters run gamutThe extremes were represented in students' favorite fictional characters in the May Asbury Park Press Student Voices competition. by Asbury Park Press | 4 days ago
Sweeney on level of equality with Murphy: GoldenNJ Senate President Steve Sweeney has shrewdly elevated himself to a level of equality with Gov. Phil Murphy. by Carl Golden | 6 days ago
NJ tax break scrutiny entirely warrantedAt a minimum, the most stringent evaluation of every future tax incentive given businesses in NJ is justified. by Micah Rasmussen | 3 days ago
Students’ favorite fictional charactersStudent Voices video winner, Caitlin Reagan shares valuable lessons from her favorite fictional character Forest Gump. by Asbury Park Press | 4 days ago
Is tax relief on horizon in NJ? EditorialNJ state Sen. Steve Sweeney and Gov. Phil Murphy are squarely at loggerheads on taxes and fiscal policy. by Asbury Park Press | 5 days ago
Drinking water standards must be strengthenedNew Jerseyans deserve to know that the water they drink, bathe their children in, and wash their dishes with is safe from toxic chemicals.
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Make drug firms pay for alleged price fixingMake generic drug companies pay heavy price for alleged price fixing: Editorial
Voting by mail popular, safeMore New Jerseyans than ever are voting by mail — in the 2018 general election, 12.3 percent of the total number of votes cast in the state.
Holman should replace Gilmore as GOP chairFrank B. Holman III is best situated to replace Ocean County GOP chairman George Gilmore.
State must pay more for special ed in NJ: GopalThe state should allocate funds from across New Jersey to assist schools with large special education programs.
Many Kentucky Derby losers headed for slaughterhouse: ParkerEach year, 130,000 horses are transported to Mexico or Canada under abhorrent circumstances to be slaughtered under often-brutal conditions.
Five ways to celebrate Infrastructure WeekInfrastructure Week in NJ is dedicated to understanding the importance of good infrastructure to our public health and quality of life.
NJ history: Beached whales, poison gas, electronic tollsNJ history 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago: Beached whales, poison gas, electronic tolls
NJ marijuana legalizaton: Expand medical potNJ must make its medical mariuana program the best it can possibly be — and this can only be fully realized through legislation.
Murphy holding property tax relief for ransomUnder NJ Gov. Phil Murphy a common theme has been tax fairness. But everybody knows that really means taxing the wealthiest New Jerseyans more
Hike in Medicaid rates should reduce overdosesStates that have not made significant upward revisions to Medicaid addiction treatment reimbursement rates should follow New Jersey’s lead.
Nurse staffing: Give them a break, adequate helpThe long fight in NJ and elsewhere over safe staffing levels for nurses and other health professionals has chased many nurses away from the profession.
Should NJ oppose Trump’s transgender military ban? Take the pollDo you agree with Governor Murphy's decision to stand with sister states in opposition to Trump's transgender military ban?
The case for sanctuary cities: DasGuptaEven as undocumented immigrants are disparaged, they make contributions that are invaluable to the health and wealth of our towns.
NJ’s best school rankings? Time for reassessment: EditorialMonmouth and Ocean counties' educators need to take an in-depth look at what they can be doing to prepare students for life beyond high school.
We can end hunger in community togetherFulfill provides 13.2 million meals annually through a network of over 300 food pantries and soup kitchens in Monmouth and Ocean counties.
Parents say no to kids riding in Uber or Lyft aloneAlthough Uber states that anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult to ride, some parents admit they let their kids ride by themselves.
NJ’s MVC isn’t what it used to be: BergmannBut when I went to get my car inspected at the NJ inspection station, it was evident times had changed.
Millionaire’s tax toxic for small businessesA millionaire’s tax" is a misnomer because it will hurt NJ's small business owners who are not millionaires.
CPAs advising clients to flee NJ: ThomasMost CPAs telling clients to relocate out of New Jersey because of high taxes: Thomas
NJ marijuana legalization: Medical marijuana could move on without recreational legal weedNJ should give citizens ample opportunity to register their feelings at public hearings and to have their concerns addressed on the state's website.
What is your favorite Shore town?Considering the large number of towns to choose from, it's not surprising that the responses we received from students were all over the map.
Stop dumbing down, dividing us: EditorialThe cable networks should pick one issue a week. Devote an hour of program a night to debating and discussing it.
To make schools safer, focus on classroomsThe NJ Legislature's efforts for more gun control are misguided. They should focus on firearm safety, education and suicide prevention.
Down the shore everything’s all rightWhen it comes to the Jersey Shore, Bruce Springsteen had it right: Everything is all right. Nostalgic is a big part of it.
UI tax cut shows NJ fiscal problems fixableNJ's success with the unemployment payroll tax cut shows that with fiscal discipline, we can make the changes needed to fix NJ's financial mess.