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February 19, 2024 – New Jersey State Policy Updates

2024-02-20T11:11:52-05:00

Education Bill Advances to Raise Property Tax Hikes to Address School Underfunding - On Feb. 15, the Senate Education Committee passed S2434, which would allow school districts experiencing cuts in state aid to increase property taxes by greater than the state’s cap of 2%. Aid cuts result from legislation passed in 2018, codified as P.L.2018, c.67 [...]

February 19, 2024 – New Jersey State Policy Updates2024-02-20T11:11:52-05:00

NJ News and Policy Updates – Stay in Touch with the New Jersey State Policy Lab

2024-02-19T09:01:04-05:00

By Megan McCue In the nearly three years since the New Jersey State Policy Lab was formed, the team and their researchers have published a wealth of information in various forms, including blogs, reports, and policy briefs on a wide range of subjects affecting residents all across the state of New Jersey, from healthcare, education, [...]

NJ News and Policy Updates – Stay in Touch with the New Jersey State Policy Lab2024-02-19T09:01:04-05:00

Opinion Commentary: Abraham Lincoln, the President and the Memorial

2024-02-13T17:40:14-05:00

Policy Fellow Linda Stamato published a new op-ed in MorristownGreen commemorating the birthday of President Abraham Lincoln, and the momentous history that has been accomplished in the U.S. since then.

Opinion Commentary: Abraham Lincoln, the President and the Memorial2024-02-13T17:40:14-05:00

February 12, 2024 – New Jersey State Policy Updates

2024-02-13T15:37:54-05:00

Health Senate Law and Public Safety Committee Advances Legislation - On Feb. 8, the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee advanced legislation to track untested rape kits and curb gun trafficking. S715 would create an online system for victims, law enforcement, and health facilities to track rape kits from collection to results. The legislation follows a March [...]

February 12, 2024 – New Jersey State Policy Updates2024-02-13T15:37:54-05:00

Examining Low-Income Community Solar Program and Energy Justice in New Jersey: An AI-Based Crowdsourcing Study

2024-02-12T20:03:27-05:00

By Yao Sun, Ph.D., Avanish Kulkarni, & Sania Murtuza. As the global emphasis on sustainability grows everyday— it is crucial to assess different alternatives for energy that does not require the burning of fossil fuels and nonrenewable energies in general [...]

Examining Low-Income Community Solar Program and Energy Justice in New Jersey: An AI-Based Crowdsourcing Study2024-02-12T20:03:27-05:00

Opioid Treatment in Emergency Departments: A Conversation with Dr. Alexis LaPietra

2024-02-08T14:01:14-05:00

By Jim Lloyd, interviewing Dr. Alexis LaPietra. In the face of persistently high rates of opioid overdose and the very high risks of subsequent adverse outcomes faced by individuals who survive overdoses, New Jersey hospitals are innovating [...]

Opioid Treatment in Emergency Departments: A Conversation with Dr. Alexis LaPietra2024-02-08T14:01:14-05:00

Believe in democracy? Then, I’ve got some bad news for you. | Opinion

2024-02-07T10:14:36-05:00

NJSPL Policy Fellow Linda Stamato discusses an upcoming law the New Jersey State Legislature is currently weighing that would make it easier for county sheriffs to conduct home foreclosure auctions online, depriving newspapers of paid auction ads and a valuable income source for many local papers already struggling to stay in business.

Believe in democracy? Then, I’ve got some bad news for you. | Opinion2024-02-07T10:14:36-05:00

No, Electric Scooters Aren’t More Dangerous Than Other Modes of Transportation.

2024-02-05T14:47:15-05:00

A recent NJSPL blog on micromobility and pedestrian safety, co-authored by Hannah Younes, Bob Noland, and Leigh Ann Von Hagen, was referenced in a new piece published by The Handbuilt City.

No, Electric Scooters Aren’t More Dangerous Than Other Modes of Transportation.2024-02-05T14:47:15-05:00

February 5, 2024 – New Jersey State Policy Updates

2024-02-07T11:07:28-05:00

Education Proposed Legislation Would Establish Task Force to Reexamine Teacher Evaluations - An effort to shift the process to evaluate public school teachers and principals failed to pass in the lame duck session. While some – including the largest teachers’ union in the state, the NJ Education Association – supported an effort to increase the time [...]

February 5, 2024 – New Jersey State Policy Updates2024-02-07T11:07:28-05:00
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