NJ Capitol Report

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


BuzzFeed’s Adrian Carrasquillo Sheds Light on the 2016 Election

Adrian Carrasquillo, Editor of Latino coverage for BuzzFeed News, reviews the important issues Latino voters are considering in this election season. ...

NJ HESSA Helps Low and Moderate Income Students Afford College

Gabrielle Charette, Esq, Executive Director of the New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority, explains how HESSA helps low and moderate...

NJ’s Charity Care Shortfall Leads to Bad Debt for Hospitals

Suzanne Ianni, President & CEO of the Hospital Alliance of New Jersey talks about how New Jersey’s increased Medicaid revenue does not offse...

Asm. Ciattarelli Says There is No Room for Estate Tax

Steve Adubato goes on location to the CIANJ Annual Legislative One-on-One Dinner and speaks with Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli (R) who says our tax cod...

Senator Oroho Lays Out Plan to Eliminate the NJ Estate Tax

Steve Adubato goes on location to the CIANJ Annual Legislative Dinner and speaks with Senator Steven Oroho (R) about his plan to eliminate the state&#...

Pension Payments and $15 Minimum Wage May Hurt NJ Business

Tom Bracken, President & CEO of NJ Chamber of Commerce talks about why he believes New Jersey will face the “kiss of death” if the state is re...

Integrity Deficit Hurting Washington, Business and Education

Josh Weston, Honorary Chairman and retired CEO of ADP, shares why he believes the integrity deficit is effecting Washington, the business sector and f...

Increased State Aid Will Not Benefit Low Income School Districts

Dr. Larry Feinsod, Executive Director of the New Jersey School Board Association examines the increase in property taxes, the rise in state aid to New...

Federal Oversight and Citizen Reveiw Board Impact Newark Police

Anthony Ambrose, Acting Director of Public Safety for the Newark Police Department, examines the federal oversight of the Newark Police Department and...

Chris Cerf Examines Local Control of Newark Public Schools

Chris Cerf, Superintendent of Newark Public Schools, talks about the issues facing the Newark school system such as a plan for Newark to gain back loc...