NJ Capitol Report

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


Supermarket to Improve Economy and Food Options for Elizabeth

Mayor J. Christian Bollwage of the City of Elizabeth explains why the city has not been reevaluated, and how the East Grand Plaza Supermarket will pos...

Asw. Spencer Believes NJ Should Increase Minimum Wage

Asw. L. Grace Spencer (D)- NJ shares why she believes the minimum wage should be raised to $15 per hour, why businesses should implement a paid sick l...

Christie’s “Fairness Formula” May Hurt NJ Public Schools

David Sciarra, Executive Director at the Education Law Center talks about Governor Christie’s public education “Fairness Formula” and the impact...

Which NJ Politicians Could Be Presidential Running Mates

Max Pizarro, Editor at PolitickerNJ.com, shares his opinion on the 2016 Presidential Candidates and the New Jersey politicians who may have a chance a...

Dale Florio Weighs in On Trump’s VP Contenders

Dale Florio, Princeton Public Affairs Group and Republican Strategist, talks about New Jersey’s perspective on the 2016 presidential campaigns, and ...

Democratic Strategist Predicts Future of the Republican Party

Julie Roginsky, Democratic Strategist and President of Comprehensive Communications Group, talks about the pros and cons of the 2016 presidential cand...

Chris Christie’s Funding Formula’s Impact on NJ Public Schools

Max Pizzaro, Editor at PolitickerNJ.com shares his opinion on Governor Christie’s school funding plan and how it will affect the New Jersey Public s...

Aftershocks From the Nightclub Shooting in Orlando

Christian Fuscarino, Executive Director of Garden State Equality, explains how the LGBT community was affected by the shooting at Pulse Nightclub in O...

How a Bankrupt Atlantic City Can Affect New Jersey as a Whole

Asm. John Bramnick, Assembly Republican Leader, explains why he believes Atlantic City will not be able to bail themselves out of bankruptcy and how o...

Affordable Care Act Lacks Proper Oral Healthcare Coverage

Dr. Gregory LaMorte, President of the New Jersey Dental Association talks about the Affordable Care Act’s lack of coverage of oral healthcare for ad...