Reporters Roundtable – Friday, March 18, 2011

Host: Michael Aron

Property tax figures come out with an increase of 4.1%.
Telecommunications deregulation bill comes up for a vote in the Senate.
Governor Chris Christie takes on the North Jersey District Water Supply Commission. Read more of this post


A Case for Consolidation: Woodbridge Township

By Desiree Taylor

Leading the effort for towns to save money by consolidating is a non-profit group called Courage to Connect New Jersey.   Read more of this post

Inside Politics Q and A

By Jim Hooker

Guest Stu Koch, political scientist at the College of New Jersey, analyzes the week’s events.  Read more of this post

Jersey City Awarded HUD Grant

By Briana Vannozzi

Jersey City has been awarded a HUD grand that will fund a two-year study aimed at transforming the Montgomery Gardens Housing Complex.  Read more of this post

NJ Corporations Providing Aid to Japan

By Dari Mandell

The tragedy in Japan has many of New Jersey’s biggest corporations providing relief including monetary donations and supplies.  Read more of this post

DuPont Reaches Settlement on Contaminated Water Lawsuit

By Jim Hooker

Chemical giant DuPont has agreed to pay over eight million dollars to settle a lawsuit involving polluted drinking water in Salem County.  Read more of this post