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NJ Capitol Report

NJ Capitol Report

New Jersey Capitol Report – exploring political, social, and cultural issues affecting New Jersey.


Advocates for Children of NJ Help Newark’s Low Income Families

Cecilia Zalkind, Executive Director, Advocates for Children of NJ, discusses the struggles that low income families face, and the organization’s foc...

Can Tax Credits Continue to Subsidize ACA Health Insurance?

John Sarno, President, Employers Association of NJ speaks about the expected decision to be issued by NJ’s Supreme Court on whether tax credits that...

Affordable Housing Creates Jobs and Housing Solutions

Staci Berger, President and CEO, Community Development Network of NJ speaks about the growing number of New Jersey residents who struggle to find home...

Phlip Murphy’s New Start NJ Provides Increased Jobs & Security to Middle Class

Philip Murphy, Chairman and Co-Founder, New Start NJ, discusses his nonprofit organization’s mission to increase jobs, security and confidence to Ne...

Josh Weston Says US Should Strengthen Relations with Cuba

Josh S. Weston, Honorary Chairman ADP, shares his perspective on U.S./Cuba relations after his recent visit to Cuba, why he believes the U.S. should s...

Philip Murphy Considers NJ Gubernatorial Run

Philip Murphy, Chairman and Co-Founder, New Start NJ, shares his thoughts about a possible NJ gubernatorial run on New Jersey Capitol Report.

O’Scanlon Addresses NJ’s Fiscal Health

Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon, Budget Officer, (R)-NJ, lays out a big picture plan to restructure NJ’s fiscal health, and warns of “de minimis”...

Senator Lesniak on ExxonMobil Settlement & Transportation Trust Fund

Senator Ray Lesniak (D)-NJ, discusses the controversy that follows the state’s settlement in the ExxonMobil case, and why he thinks NJ is “selling...

Senator Lesniak Calls ExxonMobil Deal a “Sellout”

Senator Ray Lesniak says that the recent deal with ExxonMobil and NJ was a “sellout” on New Jersey Capitol Report. 5/2/15

Asm. O’Scanlon Suggests Closing Failing Schools Including Asbury Park

Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon shares his recommendation to close failing schools in NJ, including Asbury Park on New Jersey Capitol Report. 5/2/1...