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OPINION: ‘We’re Building a Better Camden’

July 16, 2022

Camden is where I grew up, it’s where I went to school, and it’s the place that made me into the man I am today. The city provided me and my family with lifelong friendships, whether it was in the Parkside, Cramer Hill or South Camden neighborhoods, I grew up loving this city with every fiber of my being.

Nevertheless, the city has struggled over the last 60 years, as we watched ...


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New Jersey's 2023 State Budget Passed With a Lack of Transparency

At the end of June, New Jersey lawmakers passed the $50.6 billion state budget for the fiscal year 2023. Governor Phil Murphy (D), Senate President Nicholas Scutari (D), and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D) negotiated the budget behind closed doors. Unfortunately, the budget was passed with a lack of transparency for the people, the advocates, and many lawmakers.

On June 27th, the budget ...

ICYMI: Real Talk with Fernando Uribe Hosts Butler Mayor Ryan Martinez

Last week's Jersey 1st TV episode of Real Talk With Fernando Uribe featured an interview with the mayor of Butler (NJ), Ryan Martinez. The two covered a wide array of relevant political topics at different levels of government, offering their thoughts on the most important issues facing not only New Jerseyans but all Americans. 

The duo begin by breaking down the mayor's ...

Solar Landscape Announces Community Solar Projects Saving Lower-Income Residents 20% Annually on Electricity Bills

August 11, 2022

Asbury Park, NJ – August 11, 2022 – Solar Landscape, New Jersey’s largest community solar owner and operator, announced today that its statewide community solar projects have saved its low- and moderate-income (LMI) customers an average of 20% on the cost of their electricity usage.

“We know the guaranteed savings from our community solar projects make a big ...