On The Record – Sunday, June 26, 2011

Host: Michael Aron

Highlights from the New Jersey Senate and Assembly debates, the debate and vote on the pension and benefits reform bill, and an NJN farewell.

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Newark Urban Park Highlighted to Promote Great Outdoors Initiative

By Ed Rodgers

An Obama administration official traveled to Newark to get a look at a success story in an effort to bring more green to the Brick City’s neighborhoods. Read more of this post

On The Record – Sunday, June 12, 2011

Host: Michael Aron

The New Jersey state budget, pension and health benefit reform, and this fall’s legislative elections. Read more of this post

Reporters Roundtable – Friday, June 10, 2011

Host: Michael Aron

Public employee pension and health benefit reform, New Jersey’s Energy Master Plan, this week’s primary elections, and the proposed take over of NJN operations by WNET. Read more of this post

Flower Power Is Coming to Route 70 in Cherry Hill

By Kate Megargee

Eight miles of median along the busy commercial corridor will be planted with wildflowers beginning next week. Read more of this post

Assembly Budget Committee Convenes Hearing on Future of NJN

By Michael Aron

Legislators of both parties expressed concern at the hearing about the future of news and public affairs at Public Media, NJ, the new entity WNET is creating to take over NJN. Read more of this post

Shore Conditions Given Thumbs Up As Summer Season Kicks Off

By Briana Vannozzi

Just in time for the Memorial Day weekend, a report on the state of the shore was just released. According to the report, the coastline managed to escape unscathed despite all the heavy snowstorms that battered the state this past winter and the recent wave of non-stop rain.

New Jersey Secures Homeland Security Funds

By Briana Vannozzi

New Jersey will receive more than a hundred million dollars in Homeland Security grants to help protect the region’s vulnerable ports and transportation system. Read more of this post

Inside Politics – Tom Kean and Steve Sweeney

By Michael Aron

The tax revenue windfall was the big political story this week.  For this week’s “Inside Politics,” Senate President Steve Sweeney and Republican Minority leader Tom Kean speak about the newfound dollars during a taping of “On the Record.” Read more of this post

Union County Community Racked by Deadly Violence

By Desiree Taylor

Police and residents in Plainfield are hopeful after gang leaders call a truce that some describe as historic. Read more of this post

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