Category: Letters & Commentary

Keeping the Farmer in the Garden State

By Michele S. Byers New Jersey is doing a wonderful job preserving our state’s highly fertile farmland. In fact, the permanent preservation of the 200,000th acre of farmland was just...

October 19, 2012 | comments

Ben (Bernanke) and the Art of Business Cycle Maintenance

By Steven Pressman Economist John Neville Keynes maintained that while economics was a science, policymaking was an art. His son, John Maynard Keynes, developed the science of macroeconomics. Due to...

October 19, 2012 | comments

Romney Edges Obama in National Monmouth Poll

By the Monmouth Polling Institute The latest Monmouth University Poll of likely voters in this year’s national presidential race, taken after the first presidential debate but before the second, shows...

October 19, 2012 | comments

Letters and Commentary

Dedicating Resources and Energy to Preserving NJ’s Horse Industry To the Editor: Our precious horse industry has been resuscitated! The first annual Open Space Pace day-long racing and entertainment spectacular at...

October 19, 2012 | comments

Letters and Commentary

Fight to Prevent the Loss of Women’s Reproductive Rights To the Editor: This great-grandmother remembers the day when there were few forms of birth control and abortion was something secretly...

October 12, 2012 | comments

Natural Lands Grow Greenbacks

By Michele S. Byers We know how to exploit land and natural resources; it’s what we humans do. But leaving land and resources alone can make money, too, and a...

October 12, 2012 | comments

NJ Traffic Safety Cameras: Data Shows Crashes Down at Intersections

By The New Jersey Traffic Safety Coalition The Traffic Safety Coalition (TSC) has released a new report, titled State of Safety Cameras in New Jersey, highlighting New Jersey’s traffic safety...

October 12, 2012 | comments

Urging Parents to Talk to their Children about Tobacco

By Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention   The school year is in full swing and parents and children are adjusting to new schedules, after-school activities and homework. How many parents...

October 12, 2012 | comments

MU Poll: Garden State Quality of Life Drops

By Monmouth University Polling Institute In its regular tracking of residents’ satisfaction with life in New Jersey, the Monmouth University Poll finds the current Garden State Quality of Life Index...

October 12, 2012 | comments

Preserve New Jersey’s Historic Landscapes

By Michele S. Byers Calling New Jersey “the Crossroads of the American Revolution” isn’t just hype. Our state’s location between the British stronghold in New York and the young nation’s...

October 8, 2012 | comments

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