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After Embarrassing Scandal, New Jersey Gets Serious About Big Fight

Pew's Stateline | Jake Grovum | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

New Jersey Has A 25 Percent Poverty Rate And A Huge Percentage Of Millionaires Too

AP/HuffPost | Posted 09.09.2013 | Business

TRENTON, N.J. — A new report claims one-quarter of New Jerseyans are living in poverty. The study released Sunday by the Legal Services of New Je...

Chris Christie's State of the State: Nice Rhetoric, No Beef

Stephen M. Sweeney | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics
Stephen M. Sweeney

Governor Christie's State of the State was long on rhetoric, but short on ideas. It reminded me of that old Wendy's commercial: "Where's The Beef?"

Arthur Delaney

More Evidence Nobody Wants To Hire The Long-Term Jobless

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.05.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Researchers have confirmed something that might have been obvious to unemployed people for a while: The longer a person is out of work, ...

Matt Sledge

New Jersey Launches Job Clubs

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.22.2012 | Business

NEWARK -- When the pet food company he served for 30 years "decided to just pick up and move," Earl Brown had no idea how hard it would be to find a n...

Laura Bassett

Proposed New Jersey Law Would Penalize Employers For Discriminating Against Unemployed

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new, unprecedented statute proposed in the New Jersey State Legislature would impose fines up to $10,000 per violation for employers who post job ad...

Unemployment Rose In 43 States In December

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates rose in 43 states last month, the government said Friday, painting a bleak picture of the job market and illustr...

Unemployed Looking To Build Resume On Jersey Shore

New York Times | DAVID KOCIENIEWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

POINT PLEASANT, N.J. -- As the unemployment rate climbed this spring, thousands of recently laid-off workers descended upon the resort communities alo...