Original Reporting

Original Reporting | James Lardner | Environment, Role of government, Transportation
April 13, 2011 — With the cry of “less government” reverberating through Washington, it’s an awkward time to be a businessperson asking government to do more instead of less. But some are asking,...view
Original Reporting | James Lardner | Regulation
April 6, 2011 — Is America’s economic recovery being stymied by the “uncertainty” associated with new or changing federal regulation? Are businesses standing on the sidelines while they wait for the...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Taxes
April 6, 2011 — Over the last few months, the debate over the 2011 budget has been focused on two questions: how much to cut, and from where? In February, Republicans in the House of Representatives...view
Original Reporting | Greg Marx | Education
March 30, 2011 — To college-educated parents, the term “vocational education” may conjure up images of desultory high school wood shop classes, dead-end jobs, and classmates who couldn’t hack college...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | State government, Urban Policy
One county, 14 jurisdictions. Some New Jersey counties are fragmented into as many as 70 municipalities. March 30, 2011 — As Remapping Debate recently reported, New Jersey’s fiscal problems have...view
Original Reporting | Craig Gurian | Environment
March 23, 2011 — The U.S. Department of Energy yesterday released maps showing levels of radiation observed to have been released from the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plants in Japan, the...view
Original Reporting | James Lardner | Banking
March 23, 2011 — In its first major effort to roll back part of last year’s Dodd-Frank financial-reform law, the banking industry is going after that statute’s attempt to sharply reduce the so-called...view
Original Reporting | Craig Gurian | Environment
March 16, 2011 — One might imagine that U.S. government agencies are well-versed in the physics of how, when, over what period of time, and with what consequences, radioactive particles may rise to...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Budget deficit, Economy, Taxes
March 16, 2011 — The township of Mount Holly is in central New Jersey, near the Delaware River. It has 9,536 residents, some of whom work across the river in Philadelphia. Last week, along with...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Health care, Medicine
March 9, 2011 — The United States relies heavily on foreign physicians to supply health care to Americans, especially when it comes to providing primary care. Foreign physicians are also concentrated...view