Letters to the Editor

March 4, 2019

See below for a statement from New Jersey Policy Perspective Senior Policy Analyst Sheila Reynertson in response to reports that Governor Murphy will propose a 10.75 percent tax rate on income tax earners over $1 million in tomorrow's FY 2020 budget address "Governor Murphy would be right to ...

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The top priority of the 116th Congress must be to pass H.R.8, a bipartisan bill that would require background checks on all gun sales, including those from unlicensed dealers, gun shows, and online vendors. The average American is 25 times more likely to be shot and killed by a firearm than in ...

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Nobody, including Trump’s most ardent supporters, would really care if Trump ever built his stupid wall or not. His base supports him for reasons that are not necessarily policy concerns, but rather out of an irrational sycophantic allegiance to an individual whom they consider to be some anointed ...

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“Faith is taking the first step, even when you don’t see the whole staircase,” “If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk. If you can’t walk, then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward,” and of course “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live ...

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He spoke the words from the bible. Martin Luther King But, we group together in groups, every color do. ( The Circle of Man ) We all stand The problems of the World, I think. GOD see's no color Imperfect we all are Equal in his eyes as he created us. To the ...

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Dear Editor: New Jersey’s Mayors and local governing bodies don’t always agree on everything. But they know what they need to do to meet the public’s need for essential services. And every year, despite natural disasters, despite fluctuations in the economy, and despite actions taken – and not ...

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For seven years, I testified before he NJ State Senate and NJ Assembly budget committees, as a member of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence for the 24 th District on drug issues. Today, drugs, especially opioids are killing more children of all ages. CNN and other sources ...

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We don’t know much about the Wise Men, or Magi as some call them. Were they curious or faithful? Whichever they were they moved forward in seeking to meet Jesus- Shouldn’t that be a lesson for us as well?  The Magi were not told to go as the shepherds had been. They saw a bright star on the dark ...

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Dear Editor: For families with a loved one with autism and other developmental disabilities, it can be daunting to find the help needed. It is why the New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NJSHA) is spreading the word about the New Jersey Autism Therapy Mandate, and its most recent ...

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