In New Jersey, mass transit for the masses

May 15, 2014
Jitney buses offer bargains and convenience in New Jersey cities, but not without costs.

Three floods in three years? Yeah, we'll buy your house

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Mar 18, 2014
After Hurricane Sandy, the state of New Jersey planned to buy 1,300 flood-prone homes and demolish them. What's taking so long?

States face deadlines for Affordable Care Act grants

Feb 19, 2014
ACA grants go unspent in states with governors opposed to the law.

Going bearserk in Jersey

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Dec 9, 2013
The black bear population has grown so large in the state that it ended a hunting ban a few years ago.

On Jersey Shore, the summer after Sandy comes to close

Sep 2, 2013
A year after Hurricane Sandy's destruction, Labor Day marks the end of a summer of recovery for beach towns.
Weather Economy

Six months after Sandy, a Jersey Shore ice cream shop gets ready to open for summer

Apr 29, 2013
HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced an additional $1.8 billion in recovery aid for homeowners, renters and small businesses, today. Some of those businesses have been plugging along in the meantime.

Mark Zuckerberg's money lays path for change in Newark schools

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Apr 4, 2013
Most of the $100 million donation has been spent on brokering a new teachers contract that creates performance-based pay and opening new schools.

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Commentary

I heart New Jersey... despite its high property taxes

Mar 22, 2013
Commentator Jen Miller could up and leave the Garden State with its high taxes. But is the grass -- and the tax savings -- really any greener someplace else?

Borgata hotel room gambling trains customers to go online

Mar 18, 2013
As states legalize online gambling, how does a casino hold on to customers? At the Borgata in Atlantic City, you can leave the casino floor and play the slots on a TV in your room.

@Mayor: Cory Booker on the power of technology

Mar 13, 2013
Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker talks to Marketplace Tech about his new social media start-up and why he tweets so much.

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