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Is Your Internet Privacy at Risk?

3-30-17
Congress approved a resolution to repeal the rule that requires internet service providers to ask permission before collecting and selling internet browsing data.

Ask Away: Why Are New Jersey Property Taxes So High?

3-30-17
New Jersey has 565 municipalities, 583 school districts and 21 county governments. Add in the generally high cost of goods and services and you can begin to see why the state's property taxes have been the highest in the nation for years.

Calls for Increased Wages, Jet Fuel Change During Budget Hearing

3-29-17
Workers called for higher pay at Newark Airport to bring it in line with the wages the two New York airports pay. A union rep also called for a change in the way jet fuel is paid for to increase revenue for New Jersey.

Members of R.A.G.E. Fight JCP&L Pole Plan

3-29-17
Residents Against Giant Electric, R.A.G.E., is fighting JCP&L plans to plant poles to carry a new, 230 kilovolt electrical transmission line along railroad tracks.

Bergen County Ends Chronic Homelessness

3-28-17
According to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Bergen County has ended chronic homelessness, which it defines as “long-term homelessness among people with disabilities and other complex needs.”

Conference on Women and Gender Highlights Importance of Activism

3-24-17
Seton Hall University hosted a conference on women and gender that discussed the importance of activism in order to make progress for women's equality and human rights.

Understanding New Jersey’s Property Tax Relief Programs

3-24-17
NJ Spotlight reporter John Reitmeyer talks about the status of various property tax programs in New Jersey and what changes could come from a new administration.

Essex County Effort Brings Health, Wellness Services to Homeless

3-23-17
Project Homeless Connect Day in Essex County gives homeless and needy residents access to services like shelters and recovery centers, plus health screenings, haircuts, manicures, food and clothing.

Trump Cut in Gateway Tunnel Funding Irks Lawmakers

3-22-17
President Trump's budget proposal eliminates federal funding for the Gateway Tunnel project, which would replace the old and corroding tunnel for trains between New Jersey and New York.

How to Keep Millennials in New Jersey

3-21-17
The New Jersey Business and Industry Association dedicated an entire day of panels and experts to look at the millennial exodus and the strategies to keep college-bound students learning, living and working in the state.